Sant-Ravidas-Nagar

Sant Ravidas Nagar District, is a district of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. The city of Gyanpur is the district headquarters.

Sant Ravidas Nagar District was created on 30 June 1994 as the 65th district of the State. It is the smallest district by area of Uttar Pradesh. Sant Ravidas Nagar’s (S.R.N.) old name was Bhadohi. The Mayawati government changed this district’s name from Bhadohi to Sant Ravidas Nagar. It was part of Varanasi district prior to it creation on 30 June 1994.

This district is situated in the plains of the Ganges River, which forms the southwestern border of the District. Ganges, Varuna and Morva are the main rivers. The district is surrounded by Jaunpur District to the north, Varanasi District to the east, Mirzapur District to the south, and Allahabad District to the west. The district has an area of 1055.99 km². Rampur is a famous ghat in Bhadohi, and there are some famous temples in Bhadohi that are Sita Samahit Sthal (Sitamarhi),Semradhnath Bhole Shankar Mandir, Baba Harihar Nath (Gyanpur), Baba Doodhnath (Gyanpur), Chakwa Mahaveer, Shiv Mandir (Sundarpur), Ghopaila Devi Mandir (Gyanpur), Shani dham . Tilngeswarnath, Tilanga Shivjatpur and Bhadrakaali temple, and Baba Gangeshwarnath Dham situated in Itahara Uparwar Village.

According to the 2011 census Sant Ravidas Nagar district has a population of 1,554,203, roughly equal to the nation of Gabon or the US state of Hawaii.This gives it a ranking of 320th in India (out of a total of 640).The district has a population density of 1,531 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,970/sq mi).Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 14.81%.Sant Ravidas Nagar has a sex ratio of 950 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 89.14%.