Chandauli

Chandauli is a town and a nagar panchayat in Chandauli district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is the administrative headquarters of Chandauli District.

Chandauli

Chandoli
Town
Chandauli is located in Uttar Pradesh
Chandauli
Chandauli
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°16′N 83°16′E / 25.27°N 83.27°E / 25.27; 83.27Coordinates: 25°16′N 83°16′E / 25.27°N 83.27°E / 25.27; 83.27
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictChandauli
Area
 • Total2,484.70 km2 (959.35 sq mi)
Elevation
70 m (230 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total23,020
 • Density9.3/km2 (24/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, Bhojpuri
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
232104
Vehicle registrationUP-67
Websitewww.chandauli.nic.in

GeographyEdit

Chandauli is located at 25°16′N 83°16′E / 25.27°N 83.27°E / 25.27; 83.27.[1] It has an average elevation of 70 metres (230 ft). It comes under Varanasi division of Uttar Pradesh. It is located about 30 kilometers from Varanasi. Mughalsarai, a major railway junction between Northern and Eastern India is located in Chandauli district. Chandauli Majhwar railway station serves Chandauli.

MediaEdit

Gaon Giraw is the first weekly and first daily Hindi newspaper of the district. Chandauli Samachar is the first online portal of the district.

Notable peopleEdit

  • Rajnath Singh, current Defense Minister of India and former Home Minister of India, born in Bhabhaura, a small village in Chandauli District
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri, Prime Minister of India, born in Mughalsarai
  • Babu Prasiddh Narain Singh, first graduate of Varanasi and founder of boarding houses in more than 28 districts in North India. First MLC from Banaras (1921) , first elected chairman of Banaras District Board.Administrator of Chaupansi Collage , Jodhpur ; RBS collage , Agra; Udai Pratap Singh Collage, Varanasi. Founder-editor of 'Kshatriya-Mitra' published from Varanasi/Kashi(U.P.)

Distance of Chandauli from important citiesEdit

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