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Varanasi / Banaras / Kashi
वाराणसी
Metropolitan City
Clockwise frae tap: Ahilya Ghat, New Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Lal Bahadur Shastri Internaitional Airport, Tibetan Temple in Sarnath, Banaras Hindu Varsity, Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Nickname(s): The Spiritual caipital o Indie

The Cultural Caipital o Indie
Varanasi / Banaras / Kashi is located in Uttar Pradesh
Varanasi / Banaras / Kashi
Varanasi / Banaras / Kashi
Coordinates: 25°16′55″N 82°57′23″E / 25.282°N 82.9563°E / 25.282; 82.9563Coordinates: 25°16′55″N 82°57′23″E / 25.282°N 82.9563°E / 25.282; 82.9563
Kintra  Indie
State Uttar Pradesh
Destrict Varanasi
Govrenment
 • Mayor Ram Gopal Mohle (BJP)
Aurie
 • Metropolitan City 1,535 km2 (593 sq mi)
Elevation 80.71 m (264.80 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Metropolitan City 1,201,815
 • Rank 30t
 • Density 2,399/km2 (6,210/sq mi)
 • Metro[1] 1,201,815
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Leids
 • Offeecial Hindi,Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 221 001 to** (** aurie code)
Telephone code 0542
Vehicle registration UP 65
Sex ratio 0.926 (2011) /
Literacy 77.05 (2011)%
Wabsteid www.nnvns.org

Varanasi (Hindustani pronunciation: [ʋaːˈraːɳəsi] ( listen)), an aa kent as Benares,[3] Banaras (Banāras [bəˈnaːrəs] ( listen)) or Kashi (Kāśī [ˈkaːʃi] ( listen)), is a ceety on the banks o the Ganges (Ganga) in Uttar Pradesh, 320 kilometres (200 mi) sootheast o the state caipital, Lucknow.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011; Urban Agglomerations/Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 4 Aprile 2012. 
  2. "Provisional Population Totals Paper 1 : 2011" (PDF). Government of India. Retrieved 12 Julie 2011. 
  3. The name that appears on the 1909 version official map of India