By this post sharing complete information about Gorakhpur its geographical area, administrative structure its administrative units, Gorakhpur population.
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