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Jhansi District


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Jhansi District

Jhansi is an administrative district of Uttar Pradesh with town Jhansi as the district headquarters. The district is bordered on the north by Jalaun District, on the east by Hamirpur and Mahoba districts, on the south by Tikamgarh District of Madhya Pradesh state, on the southwest by Lalitpur District and on the east by the Datia and Bhind districts of Madhya Pradesh state.

Jhansi city, the district headquarters, is situated between the rivers Pahunj and Betwa is a symbol of bravery, courage and self respect. It is said that in ancient times Jhansi was a part of the regions Chedi Rashtra, Jejak Bhukit, Jajhoti and Bundelkhand. The district is proud for Rani Laxmibai who had dedicated her life for the Indian freedom struggle.


Baruasagar, Paricha Dam, Todi Fathepur, Samthar, Jhansi Fort, Rani Mahal, U.P.Govt. Museum, Maha Lakshmi Temple, Maharaja Gangadhar Rao ki Chathri, Ganesh Mandir, Kaliji Temple, Murli Manohar Temple, Panchkuniya Temple, Jeevan Shah Ka Mazar, St. Jude's Shrine, Gurudwara at Talliya Mohalla, Karguan Jain Pilgrimage.

Facts & Figures

Area5024 sq. km
Latitude24° 11' and 25° 57' N
Longitude78°10' and 79° 25' E
Population (2001)1744931
Population density348 per sq. km
Sex Ratio870
Literacy Rate51.99%
No. of Tehsil05
No. of Blocks08
No. of Villages839
Postal Code284001
STD Code0510

How to Reach

By Air : The nearest airports are at Gwalior (103 km) and Khajuraho (175 km).

By Rail : Jhansi is a junction on the Mumbai-Delhi route. It is well linked by an excellent railway network.

By Road :
Jhansi is well connected by roads. It is situated on National Highway No.25 and 26.

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