Kaptanganj, India

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Kaptanganj, India
Kaptanganj, India is located in Uttar Pradesh
Kaptanganj, India
Kaptanganj, India
Kaptanganj, India is located in India
Kaptanganj, India
Kaptanganj, India
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°56′N 83°43′E / 26.93°N 83.72°E / 26.93; 83.72Coordinates: 26°56′N 83°43′E / 26.93°N 83.72°E / 26.93; 83.72
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Kushinagar
Elevation 76 m (249 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,493
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration UP
Website up.gov.in

Kaptanganj is a town and a nagar panchayat in Kushinagar district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.


As of the|2011} India census,Kaptanganj had a population of 23,526. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Kaptanganj had an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 74%. In Kaptanganj, roughly 13% of the population is under the age of 6.

It is announced as town area in 1911 by British rulers.Total population includes Hindu,Muslim,among them Vaishya (Agrahari,Marvari,Jaiswal,Kasaudhan,Rainiyar )Brahman,kshatriya and other mixed population of other casts are living. Main places are Arya nagar(Mangal Bajar),Chadani Chauk,Subhash Chauk,Azad Chauk,Shiva chauk DCF Chauraha etc.


The town is connected to many important cities with many Highways i.e. NH28B [1] and State Highway No. 64. The town is well connected to different cities and towns with bus routes and buses provided by UPSRTC. The proposed Buddha Expressway between Kushinagar and Sarnath will provide connectivity with south eastern cities in the state like Varanasi, Allahabad, Azamgarh as well as Kolkata through National Highway 2 in Varanasi.

Kaptanganj Junction railway station is on a broad gauge railway that connects to major cities of the country. At present trains run between Gorakhpur and Thawe originate here.

It is expected to have Kushinagar International Airport whose construction was stalled due to absence of an active public private partnership.