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Kheri District

Lakhimpur Kheri is one of the 70 administrative districts of Uttar Prdaesh with its headquarters located at Kheri town. The district shares an international border with Nepal in the North. Districts Shahjahanpur & Pilibhit are located in the west, Behraich district in the east and district Hardoi in the South. The district forms a part of Lucknow division.

Kheri is famous for its sugarcane industry. Some of the biggest sugar mills are present in the district. Kheri town is also the gateway to the Dudhwa National Park, the only national park in Uttar Pradesh.

Attractions


Shiv Temple Gola Gokaran Nath, Frog Temple Oel, Shiv Temple "Lilauti Nath", Shiv Temple Devkali, Dudhwa National Park etc.

Facts & Figures



Area7680 sq. km
Latitude27.6° to 28.6° N
Longitude80.34°to 81.30° E
Population (2001)3,200,137
Males1,706,830
Females1,493,307
Population density417 per sq. km
Sex Ratio875
Literacy Rate49.39%
No. of Tehsil06
No. of Blocks15
No. of Villages1797
Average rainfall1093 mm
TemperatureMax.: 43°C; Min.: 4°C
Postal Code262701
STD Code05872


How to Reach


Lakhimpur city is 135 Km far from Lucknow, the state capital. It can be easily approached by train (meter gauge) or UPSRTC buses. Delhi is located at a distance of 425 km from Kheri. Nearest airport is at Lucknow (135 km).
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