Churk

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Churk
Churk Ghurma
city
Churk is located in Uttar Pradesh
Churk
Churk
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 24°39′N 83°06′E / 24.650°N 83.100°E / 24.650; 83.100Coordinates: 24°39′N 83°06′E / 24.650°N 83.100°E / 24.650; 83.100
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Sonbhadra
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,685
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Churk Ghurma is a town and a nagar panchayat in Sonbhadra district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Churk Ghurma had a population of 8685. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Churk Ghurma has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79% and, female literacy is 61%. In Churk Ghurma, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Churk have many tourist attractions. Kaimur Wildlife sanctuary is one of them and is untouched by lives.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

kaimur wildlife sanctuary [1]

Sonbhadra is easily accessible from all parts of the country and well connected by Air, Rail & Road.


Air-The nearest airport for Sonbhadra is Babatpur which is in District Varanasi & 110 km from Robertsganj (District HQ.). There are direct flights from Varanasi to different major cities i.e. Delhi, Agra, Khajuraho, Kolkata, Mumbai, Lucknow & Bhubhneshwar etc. and vice-versa.


Rail-The nearest railway station for district headquarters is "ROBERTSGANJ", which is on the loop line from Chunar (Delhi–Howrah line). There are so many other stations in District Sonbhadra i.e. Chopan, Renukoot, Shaktinagar etc. The major trains passing through the Sonbhadra are:

  • Moorie Express (8101/8102) (From Tatanagar to Pathankot)
  • Jharkhand Swarnjayanti Express (8603/8604) (from Hatia to Delhi)
  • Triveni Express( 4269/4270) (From Lucknow to Shaktinagar/Singrauli)
  • Shaktipunj Express

These trains directly connected Sonbhadra to various cities i.e. Delhi, Kanpur, Allahabad, Pathankot, Jalandhar, Amritsar, Ludhiyana, Ranchi, Lucknow, Kolkotta etc.

Road-The Sonbhadra is well connected to Lucknow, Allahabad, Varanasi, Mirzapur etc. by road. Buses are available 24 hours from Varanasi to Sonbhadra, and it will take hardly 2 12 hours to Robertsganj (district headquarters).

The easiest way to come to Sonbhadra is by train/air up to Varanasi/ Mirzapur then take a bus/private taxi to Sonbhadra, which are available 24 hours from Varanasi and Mirzapur.