Sonbhadra or Sonebhadra is the largest district of Uttar Pradesh, India.
It lies in the extreme southeast of the state.
The district is bounded by Mirzapur District to the northwest, Chandoli District to the north, Bihar state to the northeast, Jharkhand state to the east, Chhattisgarh state to the south, and Madhya Pradesh state to the west. The district headquarters is in the town of Robertsganj.
The Sonbhadra district can be called the power capital of India, as the region has many electrical power stations.
The important districts of the district are River Son and Rihand.
Fort, Aghorigarh Fort, Sodharigarh Durg, Shivdwar Temple, Jwaladevi
Temple, Kundeshwar Mahadev Temple, Renukeshwar Mahadev Temple,
Radha Krishna Temple, Geeta Temple, Mukha Water Fall, Rihand Dam, Dhanraul Dam, Sarnath, Vindhyanchal Temple, Chunar Fort, Rajdari - Devdari, Vindham Fall.
Facts & Figures
|Area||6788.0 sq Km.|
|Latitude||23.52 & 25.32 North|
|Longitude||82.72 & 83.33 East|
|Population density||216 Per Sq. K.M.|
|No. of Tehsil||03|
|No. of Blocks||08|
|No. of Villages||1426|
|Temperature||Max.: 45 C ; Min.: 8 C|
|STD Code||05444 (Robertsganj - Distt HQ)|
How to ReachBy Air :
The nearest airport for Sonbhadra is in Varanasi which is 110 Kms from Robertsganj (District
HQ.). There are direct flights from Varanasi to different major cities
i.e. Delhi, Agra, Khajuraho, Kolkata, Mumbai, Lucknow & Bhubhneshwar
etc and vice-versa.By Rail :
The nearest railway station for District Headquarter is "Robertsganj” which is on the loop line from Chunar (Delhi-Howrah line). There are so many other stations in District Sonbhadra i.e. Chopan, Renukoot, Shaktinagar etc. The major train’s passing through the Sonbhadra are :
Express (8101/8102) (From Tatanagar to Pathankot) Jharkhand
Swarnjayanti Express (8603/8604) (from Hatia to Delhi) Triveni Express
(4269/4270) (From Lucknow to Shaktinagar/Singrauli) Shaktipunj Express.
directly connected Sonbhadra to various cities i.e. Delhi, Kanpur,
Allahabad, Pathankot, Jalandhar, Amritsar, Ludhiyana, Ranchi, Lucknow,
Kolkotta etc.By Road :
Sonbhadra is well connected to Lucknow, Allahabad, Varanasi, Mirzapur
etc by road. Buses are 24 hours available from Varanasi to Sonbhadra
& it will take hardly 2 ½ hours to Robertsganj the District Headquarter.
easiest way to come Sonbhadra is by train/air upto Varanasi/ Mirzapur
then take a bus/private taxi to Sonbhadra, which are available 24 hours
from varanasi & Mirzapur.