Basti district is a part of Basti Division and its headquarters is Basti Town. It is 7th largest district of Uttar Pradesh in terms of area.
Main line has 6 railway stations namely, from east to west Munderwa, Basti, Orwara, Tinich ,Govindnagar and Gaur within the district.
Temple in Basti
Lord Shiva Temple in Tilakpur
Temple of Durga or Sammymahrani at shringinari near the village Vasewa Pandey (Harriya Tahshil)
Tourist Place Basti
Geography of Basti
Basti lies between the newly created district Sant Kabir Nagar district on the east . West side it is bounded by Gonda district . South side Ghaghara River separates it from Faizabad district and newly created Ambedkar Nagar district. In North side it is bounded by Siddharthnagar district. The Ghaghra, Rapti, Rawai, Manwar, Katnehia, Kuwana, and Ami are the important rivers and streams.
Tehsils in Basti
In Basti there are 3 Tehsils and 13 Development Blocks,