District Profile

Situated on the  basin of rivers Rapti and Rohini   the geographical  shape of the Gorakhpur City is of bowl. The west of the  city is guarded by cool Rapti  river while the east is associated with excel Sal Forest, giving the divine sense of peace with cool breeze every moment. The south is showered with the   power  of  excellence,  in  shape of  greenish   Ramgarh  Tal  and  north  is  the  plinth of  city's advancement.

General Information

Total  Area 3483.8 Sq. Km.
Total Population 37,69,456
Urban Population 19.60%
Rural Population 80.40%
Sex Ratio 959
Literacy 43.3%
Male Literacy 60.6%
Female Literacy 24.4%
Main Rivers Rapti(134 Km.)  and   Ghaghra(77 Km.)
Main Lake Ramgarh Tal
Main Road National Highway- 28
Main Crops Paddy,  wheat, Pulses  and   Sugarcane
Main Industries Sugar Mills,  Handloom   &  Textiles
Main Language Hindi  and  Bhojpuri
Main Fair Khicheri Mela(14th Jan.),  Syed Salaar Mela, Tarkulha Mela(Chaitra Ram Navami)
Handicrafts Terracota  ( Of National & International fame)
News Paper Publications Dainik Jagran,  Aaj,   Rashtriya Sahara, Amar Ujala, Hindustan Times  and Swatantra Chetna
Tourist Places Chauri Chaura,  Kushinagar,   Kapilvastu,  Lumbini
Tourist Information U.P. Tourism Information Counter, Railway Station
Regional Tourism Office, Gorakhpur
Temples Gorakhnath Temple,  Geeta Vatika,  Vishnu Mandir

Main Banks

State Bank of India Indian Overseas Banks
Union Bank India Allahabad  Bank
UCO Bank Dena Bank
Punjab National Bank Central Bank
HDFC Bank Canara Bank
ICICI Bank Oriental Bank of Commerce
Bank of India Purvanchal Gramin Bank

Main Hospitals

Government Hospitals

Telephone Nos.

Medical College, Gorakhpur 2311434,2310817
Civil Hospital, Gorakhpur 2336622,2332203
Railway Hospital, Gorakhpur  
Private   Hospitals Telephone Nos.
Hanuman Prasad Poddar Cancer Hospital  
Kushth Sewa Ashram  
Star Hospital 2338808
Garg Hospital 2339696
Fatima Hospital  
Nangalia Hospital 2332095
M.M. Nursing Home 2203215
Saraf Nursing Home 2339498
Sitapur Eye Hospital  
NavJyoti Eye Hospital 2336110
Anandlok Hospital 2256802
Gulati Nursing Home 2333150
Agrawal Orthopaedic Hospital 2333102
Life Line Nursing Home 2310852
Apollo Clinic  
Guru Gorakshnath Hospital  
Raj Eye Hospital 2292340

Govt. Guest House/Inspection House

Name of Guest House Location
Circuit House Near Tara Mandal, Ramgarh Tal, Gorakhpur
P.W.D. Inspection House Civil Lines, Gorakhpur
L.R.P. Guest House ( Irrigation Deptt.) Civil Lines, Gorakhpur
Kusumhi Forest Guest House ( Forest Deptt) Gorakhpur
International Guesr House, F.C.I. F.C.I., Gorakhpur
Railway V.I.P.  Guest House N. E. Railway, Gorakhpur


S.no. Name of Hotel


Telephone No.

1. Avantika  Kasia Raod, Mahaddipur ,Gkp. 2200811, 2200765
2. Clarks Inn Park Road, Civil Lines, Gorakhpur  
3. Vivek  Bank Raod, Gorakhpur 2330296, 2335374
4. Shivoy Town Hall, Golghar, Gorakhpur 2338448, 2343301
5. Bobina Nepal Road, Gorakhpur 2336663, 2336664
6. President Golghar , Gorakhpur 2337654, 2331199
7. Ganges Delux Cinema Road, Gorakhpur 2336330, 2338944
8. Ganges Nepal Raod, Gorakhpur 2333530, 2333531
9. Park Regency Civil Lines, Gorakhpur 2341206
1-. Upvan Nepal Road, Gorakhpur 2338003, 2336503
11. San Plaza Cinema Road, Gorakhpur 2340742, 2340746
12. Yark Inn Golghar, Gorakhpur 2338233, 2332999
13. Amber Golghar, Gorakhpur 2338331
14. Siddhartha Opp. Railway Station, Gorakhpur 2200976
15. Ellora Opp. Railway Station, Gorakhpur 2200647, 2209315
16. Standard Opp. Railway Station, Gorakhpur 2201439
17. Kailash Dharamshala Bazar, Gorakhpur 2336406, 2334650
18. Marina Golghar, Gorakhpur 2337639, 2331831
19. Mayur Townhall, Gorakhpur 2332230, 2330964


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