Sultanpur district

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Sultanpur district
District of Uttar Pradesh
Location of Sultanpur district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Sultanpur district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Administrative division Faizabad
Headquarters Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Tehsils Lambhua, Kadipur, Sultanpur, Jaisinghpur, Baldirai (Newly Formed)
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Sultanpur
 • Assembly seats 5
Website Official website

Sultanpur district is a district in the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India. The district is a part of Faizabad Division. The administrative headquarters of the district is Sultanpur.

Administration

Sultanpur has now four tehsils of Sultanpur Sadar, Kadipur, Lambhua and Jaisinghpur.[1] The Amethi, Musafirkhana, and Gauriganj tehsils are now in Amethi district. District has one municipality, five town areas and twenty two development blocks. Besides Sultanpur city, important towns are Amethi, Chanda, Dostpur, Jagdishpur, Kadipur, Koeripur, Lambhua, Mushafirkhana and Shukul Bazar. Sultanpur is divided into twenty six police stations for the maintenance of law and order.[1]

Languages

Languages spoken by the denizens of the district include Awadhi, a dialect in the Hindi continuum spoken by over 38 million people, mainly in the Awadh region.[2]

Geographic location

References

  1. ^ a b "Number of blocks situated in Sultanpur". Administration of Sultanpur. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  2. ^ M. Paul Lewis, ed. (2009). "Awadhi: A language of India". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (16th ed.). Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Retrieved 2011-09-28. 

Coordinates: 26°15′N 82°00′E / 26.250°N 82.000°E / 26.250; 82.000

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