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Sant Ravidas Nagar District


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Sant Ravidas Nagar District

Sant Ravidas Nagar Bhadohi was created on 30th June 1994 as 65th district of the state, Uttar Pradesh. The district headquarters are at Gyanpur.

This district is situated in the planes of the river Ganges, with its borders touching districts like Allahabad, Varanasi, Mirjapur and Jaunpur, simultaneously.

This district is famous for it's carpets in India and abroad. Weather conditions vary from extreme hot to extreme cold with less rainfall.

Important Rivers

The Ganges, Varuna and Morva are the main rivers.


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Facts & Figures

Year of Formation30th June 1994
Area1055.99 sq. kms.
Latitude25.12° to 25.32° North
Longitude82.12o to 82.42o East.
Population (2001)1,352,056
Population density1409 Per Sq. K.M.
Sex Ratio918
Literacy Rate59.14%
No. of Tehsil03
No. of Blocks06
No. of Villages1224
Postal Code211003
STD Code05414

How to Reach

By Rail : Two Railway Tracks cross this district making it a well rail connected district. One is from Varanasi via Bhadohi and the other is from Varanasi via Gyanpur Road stations. Distance from the district head quarter Gyanpur to both these stations are :

Bhadohi to Gyanpur : 12 kms.

Gyanpur Road to Gyanpur : 08 kms.

By Road : This district is well connected with roads. The Sher Shah Suri (Grand Trunk Road) Road passes along with this area covering a wide portion of it. Gopiganj is the main hub which connects the district headquarter, Gyanpur to this road. This national highway thus connects this district to Allahabad at one end and Varanasi at another end.

Local Transport : A visitor to this district can always have a Tempo, Taxi, Jeep, etc. as a mode of local transport. Though government authorised services in this sector are not available at present, remote areas are well connected through the private services.

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