Gorakhpur

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Gorakhpur

Gorakshapuram
City
Gorakhnath Math, Taramandal, Geeta Press
Gorakhpur is located in Uttar Pradesh
Gorakhpur
Gorakhpur
Gorakhpur is located in India
Gorakhpur
Gorakhpur
Coordinates: 26°45′32″N 83°22′11″E / 26.7588°N 83.3697°E / 26.7588; 83.3697Coordinates: 26°45′32″N 83°22′11″E / 26.7588°N 83.3697°E / 26.7588; 83.3697
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictGorakhpur
Named forGorakhnath
Government
 • TypeMunicipal Corporation of India
 • BodyGorakhpur Municipal corporation
 • MayorSitaram Jaiswal
 • MPRavi Kishan (BJP)
Elevation
84 m (276 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total673,446
 • Rank66
Demonym(s)Gorakhpuri, Gorakhpuriya
Language
 • OfficialHindi[2]
 • Additional officialUrdu[2]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
2730xx
Telephone code+91-0551
Vehicle registrationUP-53
Sex ratio1000/903 /
Avg. annual temperature26 °C (79 °F)
Avg. summer temperature40 °C (104 °F)
Avg. winter temperature18 °C (64 °F)
Websitegorakhpur.nic.in

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.[1]

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References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Census of India: Gorakhpur". www.censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 16 December 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "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.