(Last Updated on : 31/01/2009)
Baragaon is a census town situated in the Varanasi district in the state of Uttar Pradesh in the Indian sub- continent. The district headquarters of the Varanasi district is the Varanasi town. Varanasi district is a fraction of the Varanasi division. Varanasi division constitutes an administrative geographical unit of the state of Uttar Pradesh. Varanasi is also the administrative headquarters of the division. At present (as recorded in 2005), the division comprises of the districts of Varanasi, Ghazipur, Chandauli, and Jaunpur.
The exact geographical location of Baragaon town is at 25.43° North and 82.82° East. It has a mean elevation of 88 metres (288 feet). As per the 2001 India census, Baragaon has a population of 10,517. Males make up 53% of the population and females comprise 47%. Baragaon has a mean literacy rate of 56%, lower than the nationwide average of 59.5%. 65% of the males and 35% of the females are literate. 21% of the population constitute children below six years of age.