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Bahraich District, Uttar Pradesh

Geography of Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh

Bahraich is located at 27.58°N 81.6°E. It has an average elevation of 126 metres (413 feet).

Bahraich District is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh state of India, and Bahraich town is the district headquarters. Bahraich District is a part of Devipatan Division. Bahraich is in historic Awadh. It borders Nepal districts Bardiya to the northwest and Banke to the northeast. The rest of Bahraich is surrounded by other districts in Uttar Pradesh: Lakhimpur and Sitapur on the west, Hardoi to the southwest, Gonda to the southeast, and Shravasti to the east.

According to the 2011 census Bahraich district has a population of 3,478,257, This gives it a ranking of 90th in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 706 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,830 /sq mi. Its population growth rate over the decade 2001–2011 was 46.08%. Bahraich has a sex ratio of 891 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 51.1%. Minority population is about 36% of the total population of the district. Bahraich is a category "A" district i.e. having socio-economic and basic amenities parameters below the national average.

Bahraich (Hindi: बहराइच) (Urdu: بہرائچ‎) is a city and a municipal board in Bahraich district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Located on the Saryu River, a tributary of river Ghaghra, Bahraich is 125 km north-east of Lucknow, the state capital. The towns of Barabanki, Gonda, Balrampur, Lakhimpur and Sitapur share local boundaries with Bahraich. A factor which makes this town important is the international border shared with the neighboring country, Nepal. According to Government of India, the district Bahraich is one of the minority concentrated district in India on the basis of the 2001 census data on population, socio-economic indicators and basic amenities indicators.

Transportation of Bahraich -
Bahraich is well connected with other districts of Uttar Pradesh. UPSRTC provides road connectivity to Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, Bareilly, Haridwar, Delhi,and Agra.The frequency for the Lucknow is after every 15 minute.
Bahraich is also on Indian Railways route map and provided a meter gauge line,running from Gonda to Bareilly and serve by several slow speed train and an express connecting Kasganj to Gonda. Jarwal Road is a small station 65 km from District Headquarter and lies on Delhi-barauni line. However there have been talks of the state government with Ministry of Railways for the past 16 years to develop broad gauge line and connect Bahraich with Lucknow and other major cities of Uttar Pradesh yet there has been no development at all in the section due to political leaders connivance.


Culture of Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh

Languages of Bahraich -
Among many languages spoken in the district are Awadhi, a vernacular in the Hindi continuum spoken by over 38 million people, mainly in the Awadh region.Wide range of awadhi is spoken in bahraich.

Cuisine of Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh

Places of interest in Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh

Dargah of Ghazi Saiyyad Salar Masood(Nephew Of Mehmood of Ghazni), Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh
Ghantaghar (Clock Tower Of Bahraich) -
Kartaniya Ghat & Lakkad Shah, Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh -
Sravasti-45 km from city center , Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh-
Dargah Of Ameer Mah, Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh -
Jama Masjid, Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh -
Nanpara Masjid, Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh
Dargah Ibrahim Shaheed (Teacher of Ghazi Saiyyad Salar Masood), Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh
Dargah Saifudeen Salar (Uncle of Ghazi Saiyyad Salar Masood), Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh
Dargah of Rajjab Salar (Uncle of Ghazi Saiyyad Salar Masood), Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh
Markazi Idgah SalarGanj, Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh
Idgah Oh Dargah Shareef, Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh
Ajmal Shah, Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh
Gurudwara, Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh
Siddhnath Mandir
, Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh


Events in Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh

National Record 2012

Most comprehensive state website

Bihar became the first state in India to have separate web page for every city and village in the state on its website www.brandbihar.com (Now www.brandbharat.com)

See the record in Limca Book of Records 2012 on Page No. 217