Amethi district With Talukas in Uttar Pradesh State


Amethi district With Talukas: Amethi was the 72nd district of Uttar Pradesh which came into existence on 1st July in northern India. This district is part of Faizabad division. It is better known due to being the seat of power of the Indian Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty since 1980. The former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, his grandsons Sanjay and Rajiv Gandhi (both sons of Indira Gandhi), Rajiv Gandhi's widow Sonia Gandhi and son Rahul Gandhi, have at one time or the other, represented its constituency. Amethi is a major town of the district and also a municipal board. It is also called as Raipur-Amethi. Amethi lies on the Raebareli-Amethi- Sultanpur road about 40 km southwest of Sultanpur. The principal river is Gomti, which passes through the center of the district. North side of this district is bounded by Faizabad District; Southside is bounded by Pratapgarh District. West side is bounded by Bara-Banki District and Rai Bareilly District and the East side is bounded by Amethi District.

Amethi district

Amethi district


District Amethi lies at an average elevation of 101 meters (331 feet) from mean sea level. The total geographic area of the districts is about 3063 km 2. As of 2013, Amethi district has a population of around 1,500,000. The land of Amethi district is generally plane except for some regions around the Gomti River which drains almost the whole district. Agriculture is the main occupation of the people in Amethi. Amethi district has a wet and dry climate. Amethi is connected to the major cities in Uttar Pradesh and North-Eastern India via Indian Railways and roads. The town is a local education center, with some institutions more than 100 years old. Amethi district contains 1,431 government primary schools, 433 government upper primary schools, 33 government-aided primary schools, 42 madrasas and 145 intermediate schools, including 18 government inter-colleges.

Talukas in Amethi district

Gauriganj Amethi
Musafirkhana Tiloi


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