Coordinates: 25°25′N 82°34′E / 25.42°N 82.57°E / 25.42; 82.57
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Bhadohi is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Bhadohi is located in India
Bhadohi (India)
Coordinates: 25°25′N 82°34′E / 25.42°N 82.57°E / 25.42; 82.57
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
85 m (279 ft)
 • Total94,620
 • OfficialHindi[2]
 • Additional officialUrdu[2]
 • RegionalAwadhi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationUP-66

Bhadohi is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is home to the largest hand-knotted carpet weaving industry hub in South Asia. The city is 45 km west of Varanasi[3] and 82 km east of Allahabad.[4]


Religion in Bhadohi (2011)
Religion Percent
Other or not stated

As of 2011 Indian Census, Bhadohi had a total population of 94,620, of which 49,639 were males and 44,981 were females. Population within the age group of 0 to 6 years was 14,083. The total number of literates in Bhadohi was 58,470, which constituted 61.8% of the population with male literacy of 68.0% and female literacy of 54.9%. The effective literacy rate of 7+ population of Bhadohi was 72.6%, of which male literacy rate was 79.8% and female literacy rate was 64.6%. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes population was 9,597 and 15 respectively. Bhadohi had 13274 households in 2011.[1]


The main business in Bhadohi is carpet manufacturing. Bhadohi employs 22 lakh artisans in its carpet industry.[5]


Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, the only institute of its kind in Asia,[6] was established by Ministry of Textiles, Government of India in 2001. It has been recognized by All India Council for Technical Education and is affiliated with Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JOSAA).The institute offers a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Carpet and Textile Technology (CTT). The syllabus of the programmes covers both practical as well as theoretical understanding of the process of dyeing, textile fibres, carpet washing, and other industrial techniques.[7]

Famous People[edit]

Yashaswi Jaiswal - young cricketer from Bhadohi. He made headlines in July-2023 when he scored a test-hundred in first innings against West Indies at Windsor Park, Dominica. In the process, he became only the tenth indian batsman to score a hundred in his debut innings.


  1. ^ a b "Census of India: Bhadohi". Retrieved 10 December 2019.
  2. ^ a b "52nd Report of the Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities in India" (PDF). Ministry of Minority Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Google Maps: Bhadohi to Varanasi". Google maps. 23 May 2017. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Google Maps: Bhadohi to Allahabad". Google maps. 23 May 2017. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Economy | District Bhadohi, Government of Uttar Pradesh | India". Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  6. ^ "Indian students in carpet technology to have internship in New Zealand". Ministry of Textiles. 16 May 2003. Archived from the original on 13 August 2017. Retrieved 22 May 2019.
  7. ^ Kashyap, Aishwarya Raghu (22 May 2016). "Education News, Schools, Colleges, Higher Education, Technical Education". The Hindu. Retrieved 28 January 2021.

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