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District Map of Mirzapur
*The Map showing the National Highway, Major roads, other Roads, District Headquarter, Town and etc in the Mirzapur District, Uttar Pradesh
Founded by Raja Nanner, Mirzapur District formerly known as Girzapur, after the Goddess Parvati (Girija Devi) derives its present nomenclature from the juxtaposition of the terms Mir,Ja and Pur meaning sea, outcome and town, respectively. Stretching across 23 ° 52' to 25 ° 32' North latitude and 82 °7' to 83 °33' East longitude, Mirzapur covers an expanse of 4521 sq. km. A part of Uttar Pradesh
's Varanasi Division,the jagged terrains of Mirzapur is enclosed between Varanasi on the north and northeast, Sonbhadra on the south and Allahabad on the southwest.
The Census Report, 2001 states the population of Mirzapur is 1657140. The district is supported by an agrarian economic backbone.
Tourism is a core revenue-generating sector of Mirzapur. Apart from the verdant topography and charming natural sites the other significant religious sanctums of Mirzapur include:
Last Updated on : 17 October 2011
- Tarakeswar Mahadev
- Punyajala River
- Maha Trikon
- Astabhuja Devi
- Sita Kund and
- Kantit Sharif