Sonauli

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Sonauli
INDO-NEPAL Border
Sonauli is located in Uttar Pradesh
Sonauli
Sonauli
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°28′25.7016″N 83°28′8.868″E / 27.473806000°N 83.46913000°E / 27.473806000; 83.46913000Coordinates: 27°28′25.7016″N 83°28′8.868″E / 27.473806000°N 83.46913000°E / 27.473806000; 83.46913000
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Maharajganj
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 273164
Telephone code +91-05522

Sonauli is located on the Indo-Nepal Border and is a well-known transit point between India and Nepal.

Sonauli is around 90 km from Gorakhpur, a major city of India located in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The nearest Railway station from Sonauli is Nautanwa Railway Station, which is around 7 km away and is now well connected with Indian Railway Network. Earlier Nautanwa was connected with Gorakhpur through Narrow Gauge Railway Track. But with the development of Indian Railway Network, this track is converted into Broad gauge which facilitate fast long railway transit.

Places of interest[edit]

Though Sonauli itself is not known for any specific tourism destination, it is very close to well known Buddhist tourist spot, - Lumbini i.e. Birthplace of Lord Gautama Buddha which is located in Nepal.

Bhairhawa has the nearest airport which is 4 kilometres in Nepal.