Mankapur is an important town situated in Gonda district of the northern state of India, Uttar Pradesh. The town is encircled by Gonda in the south, has Raniganj in its north, Rani Jot in the east and Nawabganj in the south. The nearest railway station is the Mankapur Junction Railway Station of North Eastern Railways and the nearest airport is Amausi airport. It is located between 27.03° North latitude and 82.23° East longitude at an average altitude of 99 metres (324 feet) above mean sea level.
The Indian Census report published in 2001, states that Mankarpur had a small population of 8865. Males constitute 54% of the population and females account for the remaining 46%. In Mankarpur, 13% of the population is less than six years if age. The average literacy rate of Mankapur is 70% which is higher than the national average literacy rate which is 59.5%. Out of it, the male literacy rate is 76 percent and the female literacy rate is 63 percent.
Parvati Mahadeo, is a nearby place of interest. It is significant because the place is connected with the Indian epic of Ramayana.