Gorakhpur District at A Glance

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Map of Gorakhpur – Source Official Website of Gorakhpur.nic.in

Location and Geographic Area

  • Maharajganj, Kushinagar, Deoria, Mau, Azamgarh, Sant Kabir Nagar are the districts nearby Gorakhpur.
  • Gorakhpur has a Lake Called Ram Garh Taal which is bigger than Dal Lake of Kashmir, Ramgarh Taal of Gorakhpur is 18 km.
  • Gorakhpur is on the bank of Rapti and Rohini.

Administrative Setup of Gorakhpur

  • Gorakhpur is headquarter of Gorakhpur division comprise of districts Gorakhpur, Deoria, Mahrajganj and Kushinagar.
  • Official website of Gorakhpur is – gorakhpur.nic.in
  • Gorakhpur divided in 7 tehsils(Revenue Sub-Divisions) headed by Sub Divisional Magistrate.
  • These 7 tehsils divided in Development Blocks of Gorakhpur 19 blocks.

Availability of Minerals in Gorakhpur

  • Available minerals in Gorakhpur are Kankar, Brick and Saltpetre.
  • Forest area of Gorakhpur is 5970 Hectares & Cultivation area is 4003 hectare.
  • Popular name of Forest area in Gorakhpur is called Kushmi forest.
  • Popular Zoo in Gorakhpur is name Vinod Van Zoo.

Transport Facilities in Gorakhpur

  • Length of railway line in Gorakhpur – 104 Kms. Gorakhpur has world’s longest railway platform.
  • National Highway Length in Gorakhpur– 146 kms
  • State Highway Length – 133 kms.

Communications Facilities in Gorakhpur

  • Telephone Connections in Gorakhpur – 14175
  • Post Offices in Gorakhpur – 401
  • Density of Telephones in Gorakhpur – 3.19 (Nos. per thousand persons).
  • Mobile Connections in Gorakhpur – 26,00,000

Public Health Facilities in Gorakhpur

  • Govt. Allopathic Hospitals in Gorakhpur – 122
  • Private Hospitals in Gorakhpur – 71
  • Beds in Allopathic Hospitals in Gorakhpur – 1804
  • Homeopathic Hospitals in Gorakhpur – 36
  • Family Welfare Centers in Gorakhpur – 570
  • Ayurvedic Hospitals in Gorakhpur – 47
  • Unani Hospitals in Gorakhpur – 03

Banks in Gorakhpur

  • Commercial Banks in Gorakhpur – 364
  • Rural Banks in Gorakhpur – 90
  • Co-operative Banks in Gorakhpur – 34
  • PLDB Banks in Gorakhpur – 04

Educational Institutions in Gorakhpur

  • Primary Schools in Gorakhpur – 3054
  • Middle Schools in Gorakhpur – 1514
  • Senior Secondary Schools in Gorakhpur – 371
  • Degree Colleges in Gorakhpur – 140
  • Universities in Gorakhpur – 02
  • Industrial Training Institutes in Gorakhpur – 73
  • Polytechnics in Gorakhpur – 07
  • Engineering Colleges in Gorakhpur – 07
  • Medical Colleges and Technical Universities in Gorakhpur – 1

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