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Kachhwa is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°12′25″N 82°42′58″E / 25.207°N 82.716°E / 25.207; 82.716Coordinates: 25°12′25″N 82°42′58″E / 25.207°N 82.716°E / 25.207; 82.716
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Mirzapur
Elevation 84 m (276 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,712
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kachhwa is a town and a nagar panchayat in Mirzapur district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.


Kachhwa is located at 25°13′N 82°43′E / 25.22°N 82.72°E / 25.22; 82.72.[1] It has an average elevation of 84 metres (275 feet). It is around 30 km. away from Varanasi Cantt.


As of 2001 India census,[2] Kachhwa had a population of 14,712. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Kachhwa has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 66%, and female literacy is 46%. In Kachhwa, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.


This place also known as for Maharishi Kashyap Ashram because this land is birth of nature and also known for birthplace of every kinds of human beings of earth . Maharishi Kashyap is the son of Mariachi and grand son of lord Brahma. Maharishi Kashyap also known as Saptrishi. Maharishi Kashyap married 13 daughters of Daksha Prajapati and create with also a wonderfull nature. Everyone does not know Maharishi Kashyap gifted us life he is god father of nature and it is located in Kachhwa and anicient name of the kachhawa is 'Kashyappuri'.Present time the Kund of Maharishi Kashyap also present in Kachhwa Dih which located from 500 m in mid of Kachhwa. Kachhwa is the birth place of nature which includes everything presents in nature i.e.( Dev,danav,manav,pashu pakshi,ped paudhe,etc)but no one knows this history. One things Kachhwa is avatar Or birth place of lord Baman (Vishnu) because Lord Baman is the sonnof Maharishi Kashyap and Aditi.

This place is also known for Kachhwa Christian hospital, which was set by Christian missionary Dr Neville Everad to provide medical care to the nearby town.

Another relatively newer landmark institution is the Kacchawa Christian School, a CBSE school run by ACTS Ministries.

Today a NGO work for this to know about history of Kashyappuri that's name Kashyappuri Vikas Samity which present in facebook.


This is a town area.It has a very ancient Hanuman Mandir that is also called Much wale Hanumanji(God Hanuman having moustache).