Gosainganj, Lucknow

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Gosainganj/Gosaiganj, Lucknow
Town
Gosainganj/Gosaiganj, Lucknow is located in Uttar Pradesh
Gosainganj/Gosaiganj, Lucknow
Gosainganj/Gosaiganj, Lucknow
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°46′N 81°07′E / 26.77°N 81.12°E / 26.77; 81.12Coordinates: 26°46′N 81°07′E / 26.77°N 81.12°E / 26.77; 81.12
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Lucknow
Government
 • Mayor Mr. Brijesh Yadav (SP)
Area
 • Total 5.9 km2 (2.3 sq mi)
Elevation 113 m (371 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 9,649
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Gosainganj is a town and a nagar panchayat, in Lucknow district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh,.

Geography[edit]

Gosainganj is located at 26°46′N 81°07′E / 26.77°N 81.12°E / 26.77; 81.12.[1] It has an average elevation of 113 meters (374 feet). Gosaiganj is located 20 km from Lucknow city on Lucknow to Sultanpur Highway (NH-56) and about 22 km from Lucknow Charbagh Railway Station.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Gosainganj had a population of 9,649. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Gosainganj has an average literacy rate of 62%, more than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 64%, and female literacy is 60%. In Gosainganj, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Gosaiganj
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
77%
Muslims
  
22%
Others†
  
1%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

Transport[edit]

Roads[edit]

  • It is well connected by Indian National HighwayNH-56 in between Lucknow and Sultanpur. The distance from Gosainganj to Lucknow is around 20 km, Gosaiganj to Haidergarh around 32 km, Gosaiganj to Mohanlalaganj is 19 km and Gosaiganj to Sultanpur is around 115 km.
  • The main Bus Stop from where connectivity to different parts of State is available is Alambagh Bus Stop and kaiserbagh bus stand situated in Lucknow.
  • Main transport here to reach Lucknow or to other city is Private Vehicle's like Tempo, Upnagriya City Buses (Lucknow - Gosaiganj - Haidergarh).

Railway[edit]

Air Transport[edit]

Attraction[edit]

Temple[edit]

  • Mata Chaturbhji Temple is one of the most famous temple situated in Matan Tola area of Gosainganj.
  • Sai Temple in Gumti Number situated one side of NH-56 in Gumti Number 5 area of Gosaiganj.
  • Bajarang bali 'Bada Mandir' Temple is Situated in main Town.
  • Negula Beer Baba Temple is Situated in Check Post area (Qila) of Gosainganj.
  • Siddheshwar Temple ( Shiv Mandir) including Mata Sheetla mandir and Shanidev mandir situated in between market behind Hanuman mandir.

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