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अमसिन امسن
Chowk Bazaar Amsin
Shaikhana Masjid Amsin
Imambara Amsin
Kali Chaura Amsin
Amsin is located in Uttar Pradesh
Amsin is located in India
Coordinates: 26°34′24″N 82°26′09″E / 26.5733°N 82.4357°E / 26.5733; 82.4357Coordinates: 26°34′24″N 82°26′09″E / 26.5733°N 82.4357°E / 26.5733; 82.4357
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Faizabad
Amsin 1543
Founded by Amansen (Probably)
 • Type Panchayati raj
 • Body Gram Panchayat
 • Total 2.25 km2 (0.87 sq mi)
Elevation 100 m (300 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 10,000
 • Density 4,400/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
 • Official Hindi, Urdu
 • Dialects Awadhi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 224141
Telephone code 05278
Vehicle registration UP-42

Amsin (Hindi: अमसिन, Urdu: امسن‎) also known as Amsin Bazar (Hindi: अमसिन बाज़ार, Urdu: امسن بازار‎) is a pargana and gram panchayat in Goshainganj constituency of Faizabad district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Amsin is one of the oldest market and largest gram panchayat in Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh.


Amsin was a former revenue unit and administrative unit of the Muslim kingdoms and British Raj. Amsin consisted of several mouzas, which were the smallest revenue units. Parganas are equivalent to present day districts system. A very large area up to Faizabad was under the administration of Amsin Pargana.

Amsin as a constituency:


Amsin is located at 26°34′24″N 82°26′09″E / 26.5733°N 82.4357°E / 26.5733; 82.4357.[1] It has an average elevation of 315 ft.


By road[edit]

Amsin is situated on the way to Akbarpur road and is well connected to other cities, towns and markets viz.  • Goshainganj  • Faizabad  • Akbarpur  • Bandanpur  • Tanda  • Mehbubganj  • Katehri  • Maya Bazar  • Iltifatganj  • Mijhaura etc.

By train[edit]

Goshainganj Railway Station is the nearest railway station which is 5 km away. Faizabad Railway Station is situated about 35 km (22 mi) while Akbarpur Railway Station is 15 km (9.3 mi) away from Amsin.


Amsin has a village attached to it known as Amsin Khurd (Chhoti Amsin) other villages namely Gosain ka Pura and Parmanpur is also attached to it though not included in Amsin gram sabha. Apart from that Amsin Proper has following sublocalties.

 • Shaikh Tola (Shaikhana/Shaikh Mohalla)  • Baniya Tola (Baniyauta)  • Sonar Tola (sonrauti)  • Dafali Tola (pronounced as Dafattola)  • Shia Tola  • Fakir Tola (pronounced as Fakittola)  • Chamar Tola (Chamrauti)  • Koiry Tola (koirana)  • Nau Tola  • Kurmi Tola  • Lohar Tola etc.

Neighbouring villages of Amsin[edit]

Several villages are situated at the outskirt of Amsin Bazar some of them are of Amsin gram sabha and a few are not. The villages surrounding Amsin proper are named below.

  • Dahalawa (दहलवा) * Sarkhelwa (सरखेलवा) * Bharthua (भरथुवा) * Lakchawa (लकचवा) * Truksarai (त्रुकसराय) * Jamdara (जमदरा) * Zafarpur (दफ्फरपुर) * Parmanpur (परमानपुर) * Bodhipur (बोधीपुर) * Tiwaripur (तिवारीपुर) * Trilokpur (त्रिलोकपुर) * Virshahpur (वीरशाहपुर) etc.

Places around Amsin[edit]

Darwan Lake

There are two big lakes near Amsin namely Darwan lake (दरवन झील) and Bhadauna lake (भदौना झील) the former one is a greater lake.


As of 2001 India census,[2] Amsin nagar panchayat had a population near about 10000. Males constitute about ~58% of the population and females about ~42%. Amsin has an average literacy rate of ~54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 52%.

Religions in Amsin
Religion Percent
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (<0.2%), Jains (<0.2%).

Culture and religion[edit]

Almost the entire population of Amsin belongs to Hindu, Muslim and Buddhist communities. Festivals are celebrated with enthusiast by both Muslims and Hindus. Main festivals celebrated here are Eid and Muharram among Muslims.Diwali, Holi, Dassehra etc. among Hindus. A large section of Dalits in Amsin follow Buddhism as their preferred religion.



There is only one bank at Amsin Bazzar named Faizabad Gramin Bank operated by Bank of Baroda under Government scheme. The bank recently has started core and internet banking. The timing is from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily except Sunday. [3]


  • Old primary School Amsin Bazar. This primary school at Amsin Bazaar is the one of the oldest school in since 1897 Faizabad District it was commissioned during British Raj.
  • Awadh Academy School Amsin
  • Urdu And Arabic Education Centre Shaikhtola Amsin
  • New primary School Amsin Bazar
  • Junior high school Amsin
  • Imamia Public School Amsin
  • Sarkhelwa High School Amsin
  • Devki Nandan Rang Narayan Sarkhelwa Amsin
  • Jhinka devi degree college Amsin
  • Mdarsa TALIM-UL-QURAAN saikhana Amsin


See also[edit]