Balrampur district With Talukas in Uttar Pradesh State

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Balrampur district With Talukas: Balrampur district is one of the districts of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Balrampur is known for the temple of Pateshwari Devi, a Shakti Pitha, and for the ruins of the nearby ancient city of Sravasti, now a pilgrimage site for Buddhists and Jains. The nearest airport is Shravasti airport 23.3 kilometers.  The nearest international and regular airport is Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow, 177.1 kilometers away. Lucknow is the capital city of Uttar Pradesh and is 162 kilometers from Balrampur district headquarters. The district is named after the erstwhile princely estate and its capital, Balrampur. The name of this estate was derived from its founder Balram Das, who founded it in c. 1600 CE.  Lord Gautama Buddha is considered to have displayed his supernatural powers in the spiritual transformation of Angulimala in Balrampur, a famous dacoit who wore a necklace (mala) of fingers.

Balrampur district

Balrampur district

According to the 2011 census, Balrampur district has a population of 2,149,066. Balrampur has a sex ratio of 922 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 51.76%. The district comprises 3 tehsils, Balrampur, Tulsipur and Utraula, which are further divided into 9 blocks.  It has an average elevation of 105 meters (344 ft.). Balrampur has very rich literary heritage. Famous Urdu poet Ali Sardar Jafri was born here in 1913. One of the most popular Hindu worship place is situated in Tulsipur about 27 kilometers from the district headquarters. It is known as Devi Patan. Balrampur Chini Mills Limited (Sugar Factory), the largest sugar production unit in India, is located in Balrampur. Balrampur has an All India Radio Relay station known as Akashvani Balrampur. It broadcasts on FM frequencies.

Talukas in Balrampur district

Balrampur Tulsipur Utraula

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