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Shravasti District


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Shravasti District

Shravasti is a newly created district, which is carved out from the districts of Gonda and Bahraich. The district shares its border with district Balrampur.

Bhinga is the District headquarters of shravasti. The district is at a distance of around 150km from the state capital Lucknow.

Shravasti, the northeastern town of Uttar Pradesh, is located near river Rapti. This town is closely associated with the life of Lord Buddha.

Moreover, Shravasti is the holy land of all the four Kalyanakas – Chayan, Birth, Diksa and attainment of omniscience of Bhagawan Samabhavanath.

Facts & Figures

Area1126 Sq. K.M.
Population (2001)1,175,428
Population density1044 Per Sq. K.M.
Sex Ratio859
Literacy Rate34.25%
No. of Tehsil02
No. of Villages702
Postal Code271213

How to Reach

By Air : Nearest Airport is Lucknow - 176 km, from where Sravasti can be reached by rail upto Balrampur via Gonda.

By Rail : Nearest railway station is at Balrampur : 17 Km. The rest of the route can be covered by road.

By Road : Bus services are available from all major neighboring centres . Sravasti is - 119 km from Basti and - 17 km. from Balrampur.

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