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Mirzapur District


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Mirzapur District

Mirzapur is one of the 70 administrative districts of Uttar Pradesh with headquarters at Mirzapur town. It forms a portion of Varanasi division. The district is bounded on the north and north-east by Varanasi district; on the south by district Sonbhadra; and on the south west by the district of Allahabad.

Mirzapur, the district headquarter, is a city in the heart of North India, nearly 650 km from Delhi and Kolkata and also equidistant from Allahabad and Varanasi. The district is famous for carpet and brassware industry. There are some worth visiting sites in and around the city including many hills such as Rajdari, Devdari, Lakhaniyadari, and Windom fall range and Sirshi.


Chunar, Vindhachal, Tarkeshwar Mahadev, Punyajala River, Nagkund, Maha Trikon, Astabhuja Devi, Shivpur, Sita Kund, Kantit Sharif, Tanda water fall, Khajuri Dam, Vindham fall.

Facts & Figures

Area4521 sq. Km
Latitude23°52 & 25°32 North
Longitude82°7 and 83°33 East
Population (2001)2,114,852
Population density468 per sq. km
Sex Ratio897
Literacy Rate56.10%
No. of Tehsil04
No. of Blocks12
No. of Villages1966
Average rainfall1043 mm
TemperatureMax.: 45°C; Min.: 4.8°C
Postal Code231001
STD Code05442

How to Reach

By Air : Nearest airport is Babatpur (Varanasi) located at a distance of 60 Km; it has flights to and fro from Delhi, Agra, Mumbai, Lucknow and Kathmandu.

By Rail : The Mirzapur station has direct rail link to all major cities of India. Some Important trains are Kalka Mail (Delhi – Kalka Express), Purshottam Express (New Delhi – Patna), Magadh Express (Delhi - Patna), Ganga Tapti, Triveni Express (Lucknow – Chopan), Mahanagri Express (Varanasi – Bombay), Howrah – Bomabay Mail (Bombay – Howrah).

By Road : Mirzapur is well connected to the rest of the country with good motorable roads. There are frequent bus services available from Mirzapur to major parts of the state.

Distance Chart

Lucknow286 km
Allahabad90 km
Varanasi60 km
Patna275 km
Delhi725 km
Calcutta735 km

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