(Last Updated on : 11-04-2014)
Sant Ravidas Nagar District was created on 30th of June 1994 as 65th district of Uttar Pradesh. Gyanpur is the administrative headquarters. It has a favourable geographical position and is favourable for development. Total area occupied by Sant Ravidas Nagar District is 1055.99 sq kms. Ganga River
, Varuna and Morva rivers are the main rivers flowing through the district. Weather conditions vary from extreme hot to extreme cold with less rainfall in Sant Ravidas Nagar District. Sant Ravidas Nagar, Bhadohi is famous for Carpets and Rugs manufacturing, export.
Location of Sant Ravidas Nagar District
Sant Ravidas Nagar District is located at 25 degree 12 minutes north to 25 degree 32 minutes north latitude and from 82 degree 12 minutes east to 82 degree 42 minutes east longitude. Sant Ravidas Nagar District is situated in the planes of Ganga River, with its borders touching districts like Allahabad, Varanasi, Mirjapur and Jaunpur District
Tourism in Sant Ravidas Nagar District
Sant Ravidas Nagar District is one of the prominent pilgrimage tourist centres of the state. There are few tourism spots in the district, mainly temples and mosques. Thus, tourism in Sant Ravidas Nagar District offers visits to several ancient religious sites. Most popular among them is Sita Maddhi Temple. This Temple is located at around 25 kms approximately from the district headquarter (Gyanpur), at the bank of sacred Ganges. It is the main tourist place of the district. Hundreds of people from other districts and nearby places visit this temple to offer their prayers.
This district is progressing consistently in the field of Information Technology. Bhadohi, Gyanpur, Gopiganj and Aurai are the main cities of Sant Ravidas Nagar District. Sant Ravidas Nagar District is well connected with roads and railways. Grand Trunk Road
passes through the district. Further, two railway tracks cross this district making it a well rail connected district.