Geographic location of Ghazipur District


            Ghazipur district forms the eastern part of the Varanasi Division . It lies to the east and north of the Jaunpur and Varansai district respectively between the parallels of 25 19' and 25 54' north latitude and 83 4' and 83 58' east longitude. This location is 67.50 Mt. above the sea level.  The length of district from East to West is 90 Km. and Width from North to South is 64 Km. The River Ganges from one side and Karmnasa from other side divided it from Bihar  State. It is bounded on  Ballia and Bihar State in east, Jaunpur, Varansi and Azamgarh in west , Mau and Ballia in north and the Chandauli in south .The boundaries are generally conventional though at places they are marked by natural feature.

            The Ghazipur garlanded by  Ganga , Karmnasa and Gomti ,that makes this locality stronger in economic and geographic condition. The total geographic area of this district is 3384 Sq. Km. Ghazipur is embellished with picturesque geographical environs.This Place is a part of Mid gangetic plain.  Total area is aprox. 3,33,209 Hectare in which 2,52,824 Hectare is for Agriculture purpose. Appox 38 % of soil is cattlefield. This district  does not contains any forest area.


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