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Colonelganj is a town and a municipal board in Gonda district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Colonelganj is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Colonelganj is located in India
Colonelganj (India)
Coordinates: 27°08′N 81°42′E / 27.13°N 81.7°E / 27.13; 81.7Coordinates: 27°08′N 81°42′E / 27.13°N 81.7°E / 27.13; 81.7
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Gonda
Elevation 119 m (390 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 24,163
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration UP



Colonelganj is located at 27°04′12″N 81°24′07″E / 27.07°N 81.402°E / 27.07; 81.402.[1] It has an average elevation of 119 metres (390 feet).hj It has best climate to product the pop-corn which most famous in all region. and in winter seasons here cabbage production in high rate.

This City is situated on the bank of Saryu river which is 2 km away from Main city. In the range of Tahseel the area of sangam of two river as GHAGHARA AND SARJU are situated. Sarju is a small river and is a tributary of Ghaghara. Sarju(also called as Saryu) joins Ghaghara[2] at a place called Paska but is called as Sarju again when in Ayodhya in Faizabad district because of its religious links.

Administration and politicsEdit

This is the second largest town of District Gonda and has its own Nagar Palika Parishad. Elections are held to elect the chairman. In 2012 election, Shamim Akhtar Achchhan won for 3rd time from this seat. In 2017 Smt. Razia Khatoon wife of Shamim Akhtar Achchhan (women reserved seat) won for 4th time from this seat.[3]

Facilities and careEdit

Colonel Ganj has its own CHC government Hospital with some good facilities.

Dr. Sanwal Prasad Singh born 30 July 1949 was the first Dental of Hygienist from King George Medical College Reg. No. 382 served in. Colonelganj.


As of 2001 India census,[4] Colonelganj had a population of 24,163. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Colonelganj has an average literacy rate of 88%, more than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 53% and, female literacy is 42%. In Colonelganj, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.