Chandauli district

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Chandauli district
District of Uttar Pradesh
Location of Chandauli district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Chandauli district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Administrative division Varanasi
Headquarters Chandauli
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Chandauli
 • Total 2,484.70 km2 (959.35 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,952,713
 • Density 790/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
 • Literacy 78.9%
 • Sex ratio 984
Website Official website

Chandauli district is a district of Uttar Pradesh state of India, and Chandauli town is the district headquarters. Chandauli district is a part of Varanasi Division.Chandauli became a separate district for the first time on May 20, 1997. However, after coming into power, Mayawati dissolved it on January, 2004 and ensured its merger again in Varanasi. But, the decision was challenged in the high court after which its recreation was ensured on June 17, 2004.

Mughalsarai, a city in the district has the busiest rail station in the North East of India. The district includes the Chandraprabha (nature) Sanctuary and a number of waterfalls, including at Devdari and Rajdari. The District contributes to Indian GDP by providing the various cereals from the district including paddy and wheat. Popularly known as the "Dhaan Ka Katora of Uttar Pradesh" because of fertile lands of the Gangetic Plain. Chanduali district made big contributions at the time of freedom movements.[citation needed] Chanduali District is not much developed and there are a lot of problems of infrastructure and education.[citation needed] But slowly, situation is improving as people are now awakened and want development of the area as critical for their future.[original research?] In Chanduali there is a village named Ghoswan and Khakhara which is known for the protest against the British for the freedom of India.

The district is currently a part of the Red Corridor.[1]


Chandauli is located at 25.27°N 83.27°E.[1] It has an average elevation of 70 metres (230 ft). It comes under Varanasi division of Uttar Pradesh.

Number of tehsils : 4 : Chandauli, Sakaldeeha, Mughalsarai and Chakia;

Number of blocks : 9 : Barahani, Chandauli, Niyamtabad, Chahaniya, Sakaldeeha, Dhanapur Chakiya, Shahabganj and Naugarh.

Thanas : 16 : Mughalsarai, Alinagar, Balua, Chakiya, Chandauli, Chakarghatta Saiyyadraja, Kandwan, Sakaldeeha, Shahabganj, Baburi, Majhgawan, Dheena, Dhanapur, Naugarh and Mahila Thana.

Number of villages : 1651; Dhanaitpur, Mukundpur, Ghoswan, Maroofpur Majhilepur, Hingutar Garh, Bhaisaur, Daina,Mathiya.

Rivers : Ganga, Karmanasha, Chandraprabha and others.

Dams : Naugarh, Mushakhard, Chandraprabha, Latifshah, Bhaisoda.

Canals : Chandraprabha, Mushakhad, Narayanpur and Bhupauli Lift Canal.

Waterfalls : Rajdari, Devdari, Aurvatard, Karmanasha Waterfall and others.

Lakes : Chandraprabha, Bhaisoda, Naugarh, Mushakhard, Latifshah and others.

Crops : Paddy, Wheat.


In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Chandauli one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640).[2] It is one of the 34 districts in Uttar Pradesh currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).[2]


According to the 2011 census Chandauli district has a population of 1,952,713,[3] roughly equal to the nation of Lesotho[4] or the US state of New Mexico.[5] This gives it a ranking of 238th in India (out of a total of 640).[3] The district has a population density of 768 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,990/sq mi) .[3] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 18.83%.[3] Chandauli has a sex ratio of 913 females for every 1,000 males,[3] and a literacy rate of 73.86%.[3]

Religions in Chandauli[6]
Religion Percent
Distribution of religions
Includes Jains (0.4%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

See also

Ilia market is located in chanduli district 21 km from chanduli district center. Ilia known for many schools, colleges, and market of more than 200 villages. Every second or third person are professional like engineers, lawyers, teachers, doctors. etc. And giving his services to different part of the india.

Baburi Bazar is a market of the Chandauli District which is located in the centre of Chakia, Mughalsarai, Chandauli Market and Dharauli. It lies between Chakia and Mughalsarai. Visitors coming to Rajdari and Devdari often buy Gulabjamun from this market.[citation needed]

Parasi Kalan is a village panchayat located in the Chandauli district of Uttar Pradesh, India. Lucknow is the state capital for Parasi Kalan village, located 312.9 kilometres (194.4 mi) away from Parasi Kalan.

Bhatraul village panchayat is located 6 km distance from Shahabganj market. There is two freedom fighters (Late Salik Maurya and Late Gunraj Maurya) fight against British rule. Also this village was nominated as Swarn Jayanti village. In this village a Swarn Jayanti Balika Inter College for girls education.

Situated in Chakia tehsil. This village is developing very fast in these days.Every second third room is full by teacher or engineer. In this village notable people are Ram Nath Singh,S.B.Singh.

It is 30 km from district headquarter.It is one of the bigger village in chandauli district. Arangi is very famous village. it is one of developed village in chandauli district. there are many people in field of teaching in government sector and also many youth in defence is 18 k.m from saiyyadraja.This village is on the bank of karmnasa river. Neasrest market from here is ZAMANIA and SAIYYADRAJA


  1. ^ "83 districts under the Security Related Expenditure Scheme". IntelliBriefs. 2009-12-11. Retrieved 2011-09-17. 
  2. ^ a b Ministry of Panchayati Raj (September 8, 2009). "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme" (PDF). National Institute of Rural Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 5, 2012. Retrieved September 27, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  4. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Lesotho 1,924,886 
  5. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-10-19. Retrieved 2011-09-30. New Mexico - 2,059,179 
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External links

  • Official website

Coordinates: 25°15′41″N 83°15′51″E / 25.261344°N 83.264082°E / 25.261344; 83.264082

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