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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 24,96,970. Out of which 13,12,302 are males and 11,84,668 is of female. The district is supported by an agrarian economic backbone.

The main occupation in Mirzapur is carpet manufacturing. The second main trade is metal pots manufacturing.

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:

  • Chunar
  • Vindhyachal
  • Tarakeswar Mahadev
  • Punyajala River
  • Nagkund
  • Maha Trikon
  • Astabhuja Devi
  • Sita Kund and
  • Kantit Sharif


Facts of Mirzapur District
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictMirzapur
District HQMirzapur
Population (2011)24,96,970
Growth18.00%
Sex Ratio903
Literacy68.48
Area (km2)4522
Density (/km2) 561
Tehsils Chunar, Lalganj, Marihan, Mirzapur
Lok Sabha Constituencies Mirzapur
Assembly Constituencies Chhanbey, Chunar, Majhawan, Marihan, Mirzapur
Languages Hindi, Urdu, Agariya, Awadhi
Rivers Ganga
Lat-Long 25.01344,82.655239
Travel Destinations Chunar, Vindhachal Temple, Tarkeshwar Mahadev, Punyajala River, Nagkund, Maha Trikon, Astabhuja Devi Temple, Shivpur, Sita Kund, Kantit Sharif, Vindham Waterfall etc.
Government Colleges/Universities Narottam Singh Padam Singh Government Degree College, Smt. Indira Gandhi Rajkiya Mahavidyalaya, K.B. P.G. College, G.D. Binnani P.G. College, Kamala Arya Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Vansthli Mahavidyalaya, Rajdeep Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Lalta Singh Rajkiya Mahila Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Ramkhelawan Singh P.G. College, Sri Bodhan Ram Mahavidyalaya, Narottam Singh Padam Singh Rajkiya Mahavidyalaya, Sri Krishna Degree College, Shivlok Srinet Mahavidyalaya, Vindyavasini Mahila Mahavidyalaya etc



Last Updated on: August 01, 2019





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