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Ghughuli is a town and a nagar panchayat in Maharajganj district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is near to Gorakhpur and very close to the Indo-Nepal border. East of Ghughali is the Baikunthi river. The bank of the Baikunthi is used for performing last rites and quarry is for river sand.
As of 2001[update] India census, Ghughli had a population of 10,312. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Ghughuli has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 66%, and female literacy is 41%. In Ghughuli, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Basic source of income for majority of citizens is agriculture. It had erstwhile UP State sugar Corporation Ltd which is no longer functional.
Basic language is Bhojpuri, Other languages include Hindi, English.
Important tourist destinations
- KushiNagar – 51.4 km (2 hours drive)
- Kapilvastu (Nepal) – 60 km (2.5 hours drive)
- Gorakhsnath Temple – 54 km (1.5 hours by road, 45 minute by express train)
- Lehra Devi Mandir- 45 km (2 hours drive)
- Itahiya shiv mandir- 30 km (2 hours by road)
- "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.