Kushinagar district is located in the south-eatsern part of the state, bounded by districts - Mahrajganj in the west, Gorakhpur in the southern- west, Deoria in the south and Bihar state in the east. The administrative seat is located at Padarauna town. The district forms a part of Gorakhpur Division.
gets its name from the sacred death-place of Lord Buddha. At
Kushinagar, Lord Buddha, an apostle of peace, compassion and
non-violence, attained Mahaparinirvana (Salvation) in 483 BC. There are
numerous religious sites to visit in and around Kushinagar district.
Mahaparinirvana Temple, Matha Kuar Shrine, Watt Thai Temple, Indo-Japan-Srilanka Temple, Sun Temple.Others :
are several other nearby temples to be worth seen like Linh Son Chinese
Temple, Myan Mar (Burmese) Temple, Birla Hindu Buddha temple, Japanese
Stupa, Korean Temple, Shiva temple, Ram Janaki Temple etc.
Facts & Figures
|Area||2873.5 sq. km|
|Latitude||26° 45´ N|
|Longitude||83° 24´ E|
|Population density||994 per sq. km|
|Sex Ratio||961 females per 1000 males|
|No. of Tehsil||04|
|No. of Blocks||14|
|No. of Villages||1620|
How to ReachBy Rail :
Padrauna, the district
head-quarter is linked with metre-gauge railway line from Gorakhpur.
Nearest railway stations for Kushinagar are: Gorakhpur Railway Station (51 km) and Deoria (35Km). Gorakhpur is well connected with all major cities of India.
By Road :
is well connected with all season motorable roads and have regular
bus-service to all important town/cities in the state. Frequent
road-transport is available from Gorakhpur (51 Km) as well as from
Deoria (35 Km).