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Shravasti is one of the districts of the Uttar Pradesh and Bhinga town is district headquarter. Shravasti district is a part of Devipatan Division. Shravasti is a newly created district carved out from district Bahraich. Shravasti shares its border with district Balrampur, Gonda and Bahraich. Bhinga, the District Headquarter of Shrawasti, is approximately 175 kilometers away from the State capital, Lucknow.

Shrawasti, the north-eastern district of Uttar Pradesh, is located near River Rapti. It is closely associated with the life of Lord Buddha. It is being said that the mythological king Sravast founded this town. Shravasti was the capital of Kosala Kingdom during 6th century BC to 6th century AD.

District: Shravasti
Administrative Headquarter: Bhinga
Area: 1,948.20 Sq. Km.
Tehshil: 2
Blocks: 5
Nyaya Panchayat 54
Number of Villages: 536
Number of Gram Panchayats: 334
Main Crops: Paddy, Wheat, Pulses & Sugarcane
Nearest Airport: Lucknow
Nearest Railway Station: Baharich
Nearest Big City: Lucknow, the Capital of Uttar Pradesh (175 km).
Language: Hind, Awadhi.

By Air

The nearest airport from Shravasti is Lucknow. Lucknow Airport is near about 170 kilometers from Shravasti. The airport is well connected to other cities in India such as New Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Chennai and Bangalore through a range of flights operated by both private as well as public carriers.

By Rail

The nearest railhead is Balrampur that is 17 km from Shravasti. Nevertheless, Gonda railway station that is also nearby is a better option when it comes to connectivity. Gonda station is well connected to other cities in Uttar Pradesh and such as New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Agra, Lucknow, Bangalore and Ahmedabad etc.

By Road

Shravasti is well connected to the rest of Uttar Pradesh by roadways. The nearest mega terminus is at Gonda that is 50 kilometers from the downtown Shravasti. Gonda in turn is well connected by bus to major cities like Lucknow, Bareilly, Kanpur, Prayagraj, Agra and Mathura. Both,Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation as well as Private players operates these buses.

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