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District Map of Varanasi
*The Map showing the National Highway, Major roads, other Roads, District Headquarter, Town, etc in the Varanasi District, Uttar Pradesh
Varanasi is located in the Gangetic plain of Uttar Pradesh
. It is the oldest existing city in the world. It had a population of 3, 138, 670 in 2011. It is the most important pilgrimage center of the Hindus. This holy city is also known as Kashi (the city of light). Varanasi is famous for its handwoven silk saris and shawls, which have a huge international market.
The places of interest in Varanasi are the numerous Hindu temples and the ghats of river Ganges. The Vishwanath temple is considered as the eternal abode of Lord Shiva on earth. Another place to be visited is Sarnath, an ancient Buddhist site.
Last Updated on : December 11, 2014
|Facts of Varanasi District|
|Density (/km2) ||2399|
|Tehsils ||Pindra, Varanasi|
|Lok Sabha Constituencies ||Varanasi|
|Assembly Constituencies ||Aajgara, Pindra, Rohaniya, Sevapuri, Shivpur, Varanasi Cantt., Varanasi North, Varanasi South|
|Languages ||Hindi, Bhojpuri, Urdu|
|Rivers ||Ganga, Varuna|
|Travel Destinations ||The Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Banaras Hindu University, Bharat Kala Bhawan (Art Museum), Dashashwamedha Ghat, Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple, New Vishwanath Temple, Bharat Mata Temple, Ashoka Pillar, Ramnagar Fort, Alamgir Mosque, Jantar Mantar, Jain Temple, etc.|
|Government Colleges/Universities ||Banaras Hindu University, Sampurnanand Sanskrit University, Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth, Imania Arabic College, Central Institute Of Higher Tibetan Studies, Udai Pratap Autonomous College, Harischandra P.G. College, Agrasen Kanya P.G. Collage etc.|