Goshainganj

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Goshainganj
गोशाँईगञ्ज
گوشایںگنج
city
Goshainganj is located in Uttar Pradesh
Goshainganj
Goshainganj
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°34′12″N 82°22′48″E / 26.570025°N 82.380130°E / 26.570025; 82.380130Coordinates: 26°34′12″N 82°22′48″E / 26.570025°N 82.380130°E / 26.570025; 82.380130
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Faizabad
Elevation 97 m (318 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,622
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Urdu, awadhi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 224141
Telephone code 05271
Vehicle registration UP-42

Goshainganj also known as Gosainganj (Hindi:गोशाँईगञ्ज, Urdu:گوشایںگنج) is a city and constituency in Faizabad district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Goshainganj is one of the oldest market in Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh.

Geography[edit]

Goshainganj is located at 26°35′N 82°23′E / 26.58°N 82.38°E / 26.58; 82.38.[1] It has an average elevation of 97m

Neighboring Cities,Towns and Markets[edit]

Transport[edit]

By road[edit]

Gateway to Gshainganj from Faizabad

Goshainganj is situated along Nawab Yusuf Road (Faizabad to Jaunpur road) and is well connected to other towns and cities viz.

By Train[edit]

Goshainganj Railway Station is the nearest railway station situated within the city.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] The Nager Panchayat Adyach of town is Mr. Ramesh Chandra Kashudhan. Goshainganj had a population of 12,622. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Goshainganj has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 59%. In Goshainganj, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Goshainganj
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
39%
Muslims
  
60%
jains†
  
0.3%
Others†
  
0.7%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Name of Chairman of Goshainganj is Mr. Ramesh Chandra Kashudhan