About District

Gonda district is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh, India. The city of Gonda is the district headquarters, and also the administrative centre for the Devipatan Division.

With an area of 4,003 square kilometres , Gonda has borders with Shrawasti district to the north, Balrampur and Siddharthnagar districts to the northeast, Basti district to the east, Faizabad district to the south, Bara Banki district to the southwest, and Bahraich district to the northwest. The district lies between 26° 47′ and 27° 20′ north latitude and 81° 30′ and 82° 46′ east longitude

Gonda District – General Description

Key Point Description
Geographical Area 4003 sq km
Population census 2011 3405376
 Rural population 3209542  Urban population 195834
Male population 1772007  Female population 1633369
Tehsil 4 Sadar, Colonelganj, Tarabganj, Mankapur
Block 16
Municipal Council 03
Village Panchayat 1054
Nyay Panchayat 166
Revenue gram 1821 (inhabited village 1815 +non-existent 06)
Major crops Wheat, Rice, Mecca, Sugarcane, Tobacco
Major mineral Sand
Major tourist places Tirremanorma, Paska, Chhapia, Prithvinath,
Sakraura, Aarangaparvati
Major rivers Ghaghra, Saryu ,Tedhi
Major folklore Alha, kajri, fagh
Major folk dance Nuatanki, Safeda
Lok Sabha constituency Gonda and Kaiserganj
Assembly Area Mankapur, Mahanon, Gonda ,Tarabganj, Katra Bazar
Colonelganj, Gaura
Primary school – 2396 Higher primary school – 1066
Higher secondary school  – 221 Maha Vidyalaya – 10
Polytechnic 01
Major industries Sugar industry
Handicrafts Pottery and yarn mills
Electrified Total number of villages 1678