At a Glance

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 :

Indicator Description
Total Area 3483.8 Sq. Km
Total Population 44,40,895
Male Population 22,77,777
Female Population 21,63,118
Rural Population 36,04,766
Urban Population 8,36,129
Sex Ratio 959
Literacy 60.8%
Male Literacy 69.9%
Female Literacy 51.1%
Tehsil 7
Blocks 19
Thana 26
 University 1
Technical University 1
 Degree College 15
 Inter /Higher Secondary College 135
 Senior /Junior Basic School  1776
Anganwadi kendra 510
Primary Health Centre 22
Ayurvedic Dispensary 39
Homeopathic Dispensary 28
Unani Dispensary 2
Vetrinary Hospital 45
Railway station with Halt 22
Bus station/Bus Stop 106
Fair Price Shop  Rural -1797, Urban – 307
Banks 31
Main Rivers Rapti (134 Km), Ghaghra(77 Km), Kuwano (23 Km), Aami(77 Km), Rohin(30 Km), Gurra(17 Km)
Main Lake Ramgarh Tal
Main Road National Highway 28
Main Crops Paddy, Wheat, Pulses and Sugarcane
Main Industries Sugar Mills, Handloom and Textiles
Main Laguage Hindi and Bhojpuri
Main Fair Khichdi Mela(14th Jan.), Syed Salaar Mela, Tarkulha Mela, (Chaitra Ram Navami)
Handicrafts Terracota (of National and Interbational 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 Counter, Railway Station, Reginal Tourism Office, Gorakhpur
Temples Gorakhnath Temple, Geeta Vatika, Vishnu Mandir,  Mahadev Jharkhandi Mandir

Hospitals :

Government Hospitals  Telephone nos.
BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur 01551- 2310817
District Hospital , Gorakhpur 0551 – 2336622, 2332203
Women’s Hospital, Gorakhpur
Railway Hospital, Gorakhpur
Private Hospitals  Telephone Nos.
Hanuman Prasad Poddar Cancer Hospital
Kushth Sewa Ashram
Guru Gorakshnath  Hospital
Star Hospital 0551-233888
Fatima Hospital 0551-
Garg Hospital 0551- 2339696
Nangalia Hospital 0551- 2332095
M.M. Nursing Home 0551- 2203215
Saraf Hospital 0551- 2203215
Sitapur Eye Hospital
Navjyoti Eye Hospital 0551- 2336110
Raj Eye Hospital 0551- 2292340
Anandlok Hospital 0551- 2256802
Agrawal Orthopaedic Hospital 0551- 2333102
Apollo Clinic
Savitri Hospital
Life Life Nursing Home

Govt. Guest Houses :

S.No. Guest House Name and Location
1. Circuit House, Near Tara Mandal,Ramgarh Taal,
2. PWD Inspection House,Civil Lines, Gorakhpur
3. L.R.P. Guest House ( Irrigation Dept.),Civil Lines, Gorakhpur
4. Forest Guest House, Kusumhi, Gorakhpur
5.  FCI Guest House, FCI, Gorakhpur
6. Railway VIP Guest House, N.E. Railway, Gorakhpur
7. Guest House -Hydel Dept, Mohaddipur, Gorakhpur
8. MMMTU, Guest House, MMMTU Campus, Gorakhpur