|• Type||Municipal Corporation of India|
|• Body||Gorakhpur Municipal corporation|
|• Mayor||Sitaram Jaiswal|
|• MP||Ravi Kishan (BJP)|
|Elevation||84 m (276 ft)|
|• Additional official||Urdu|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Sex ratio||1000/903 ♂/♀|
|Avg. annual temperature||26 °C (79 °F)|
|Avg. summer temperature||40 °C (104 °F)|
|Avg. winter temperature||18 °C (64 °F)|
Gorakhpur is a city in the north-eastern region of Uttar Pradesh state of India. It is the administrative headquarters of Gorakhpur district. The city is home to the Gorakhnath Math, a Gorakhnath temple. The city also has an Indian Air Force station, since 1963. According to 2011 Indian Census, Gorakhpur had a total population of 673,446, of which 353,907 were males and 319,539 were females.
Notable people[change | change source]
- Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
- Premindra Singh Bhagat, Recipient of Victoria Cross
- Amrapali Dubey, actress
- Ravi Dubey, actor
References[change | change source]
- "Census of India: Gorakhpur". www.censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 16 December 2019.
- "52nd REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR LINGUISTIC MINORITIES IN INDIA" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 23 February 2019.