The Sultanpur City and the District have a same name. The District is situated on the banks of Gomti River.
It is said that this place was founded by Kusa, son of Lord Rama.
The headquarters of the district is the Sultanpur town.
The district can also be called agrarian area as agriculture is the main occupation of people there.
of Sultanpur is semi-arid with very hot summer and equally cold winter
season. During the summer months i.e.May-June, the maximum temperature
goes beyond 44 degrees Celcius and in winter months of Dec.-Jan. it is
around 3-4 degrees.
The important rivers of the district are River Gomti and Sai.
Victoria Manzil and Christ Church, Devlok, Koond, Sitakund, Vijethua, Satthin Sharif, Dhopap, Pali, Kotwa, Koeripur,Lohramau.
Facts & Figures
|Area||4436 Sq. K.M.|
|Population density||719 Per Sq. K.M.|
|No. of Tehsil||06|
|No. of Blocks||23|
|No. of Villages||2533 (1991)|
|Average rainfall||1005 mm.|
|Temperature||Max.: 44.8 C|
How to ReachBy Air :
The nearby airport is at Amhat which is at a distance of 5km from the city.By Rail :
Sultanpur is well connected by railways. There are direct train service of mail/express trains which connects the city to Delhi, Mumbai, Howrah, and other places in the neighbouring states.By Road :
city is situated on the National Highway No. 56. And it is well
connected by road to important cities. Some of the distances of the
places are: 141 km from Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh and about 180 Km from Holi city Varanasi. State highway connects it from Allahabad, 96 km.
Delux and State Road Transport buses as well as local taxis are available frequently for these places.