Banda district is a part of Chitrakoot Division.Headquarters of this district is Banda .
The district name is derives from Bamdeo, a sage mentioned in Hindu mythology as an incarnation of Lord Rama. Bamdeo is said to have had his hermitage at the foot of a hill Bambeshwar near Khutla in Banda.In Banda there are 2 railways station
Jabalpur extension of the East India Railways
Jhansi-Manikpur branches of the Indian Midland Railways
District is linked with roadways to all the adjoining districts of Allahabad, Kanpur,Chitrakut,Hamirpur, Fatehpur, Mahoba and the adjoining districts of Madhya Pradesh
Tourist Place in Banda
Maheshwari devi temple
4 Stone pillars at Kairada Village
Geography of Banda
North side is bounded by Fatehpur District , East side is bounded by Chitrakoot , west side is bounded by Hamirpur and Mahoba districts and south by Satna, Panna, and Chhatarapur districts of Madhya Pradesh
Tahsils in Banda
In Banda there are 4 Tahsils
Blocks in Banda
In Banda there are 8 Blocks
Thanas in Banda
There are seventeen thanas namely Kotwali City, Kotwali Dehat, Tindwari, Pailani,Mataundh, Chilla, Atarra, Girwa,Naraini, Kalinjar, Bisenda, Baberu, Kamasin,Badousa, Fhateganj, Marka and Jaspura
Education in Banda
General education in Banda District includes education from the pre-junior basic or nursery stage to the University stage.In Banda there is one Government Polytechnic and one Industrial Technical Institute , one Ayurvedic Medical College. In Banda there are many Sanskrit Pathshalas all of which are affiliated to the Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishwa Vidyalaya, Varanasi.
State Government of Social Welfare department started a school for blind students.Physical education also available in this district.District sports council is also functioning in the district the granted by the State government to promote sports activities in the district.
Economy of Banda
Agriculture, animal husbandry, bio-gas plants and small-scale industries moulds the economic map of Banda.Banda is famous for its Shajar stone, used for making jewellery, and the historically and architecturally significant sites Khajuraho and Kalinjar