The Headquarters of Chitrakoot is located in Chitrakoot town and it is a administrative district of uttar Pradesh.Chitrakoot district is a part of Chitrakoot Division.
Chitrakoot is a holy place for the people It is known for a number of temples and sites mentioned in Hindu scriptures. Many people came here on each Amavasya. Sharad-Poornima, Somwati Amavasyas, Deepawali, Makar Sankranti and Ramanavami are special occasions for such gatherings and celebrations.
Religious Place in Chitrakoot
Chitrakoot is a holy city so here are many religious places like : Kamadgiri , Ram Ghat ,Temple of Mattagajendreshwar Swami or MadganjanSami , Sphatik Shila ,Atri-Anasuya Ashram , Hanuman Dhara, Raghav-Prayag Ghat ,Yagyas Vedi ,Pramod Van, Bharat Milap, Saryu Dhara, Shabri Fall, Viradh Kund, Janki-Kund ,Valmiki Ashram, Sabrang Ashram, Mayuradhwaj Ashram, Gupt-Godawari, Ram-Shaiya, Lakshman Chowki, Bharat Koop, Mandvi-Mandir, Lakshman-Pahadi, Sutikshna Ashram, Markandeya Ashram, Kali-Barah Fall.
Archaeological Places in Chitrakoot
Ganesh –Bagh, Kothi –Talab, Gol Talab, Ramnagar-Sarovar, Mayuradhwaj–Ashram, Taraunha Fort, Madfa-Fort Mandavya-Ashram), Lauri –Fort, Shiv-Temple Of-Barha-Kotra, Balaji-Mandir, Rishiyan, Sun-Temple, Dashrath-Ghat ,Akhara Of Jaideva, Cantonment Of The Marathas, Royal-Bath (Shahi-Hamam).
Other Tourist Place in Chitrakoot
Banke Siddha ,Koti –Teerth , Karka-Ashram, Jayant-Hill, Bharat-Ghat, Madhu-Niketan, Hanuman of Barha, Devangna, Pramadagni Ashram, Koluha-Kund, Aghamashan Kund, Bhanwara Dahar-Fall, Suraj-Kund Manas-Mandir, Tulsi-Smarak, Bansachooa Fall, Ranipur Sanctuary, Pampasur, Amrawati Asharam, Vandevi, Panch-Prayag, Naua-Vihar, Payaswini Nabhi-Kund, Anandini-Cave, Pran-Kuti, Sirsavan, Shayan-Shayi Hanuman, Laina-Baba Mandir, Paranoo-Baba, Sankat-Mochan Mandir.
Main fairs in Chitrakoot
Geography of Chitrakoot
East side is bounded by Allahabad (Prayag Raj) , West side is bounded by Banda, North side is boundede by Kaushambi and South side is bounded by Satna (M.P.) & Rewa (M.P.) .Main rivers of Chitrakoot are Yamuna River ,Mandakini River, Gunta River, Bagein River, Ohan River, Balmiki River and Bardaha River. Main mountains are Madfa Pahar , Chitrakoot Parvat Mala and Balmiki Pahar .
Tehsil and Blocks in Chitrakoot
In Chitrakoot there are 2 Tehsil (Karvi and Mau) and 5 Blocks (Chitrakoot Dham Karwi, Ramnagar, Mau, Manikpur and Pahadi) .
School / College in Chitrakoot District
Goshwami Tulshidas Government College ,Chitrakoot
Mahamati Prannath College ,Mau
Sanskrit College , Taronha(Karvi)
Chitrakoot Inter College , Karvi
Janseva Inter College , Karvi
Government Girls Inter College , Karvi
Seth Poddar Inter College , Sitapur
Government Inter College , DhuretanPur
Kalika Devi Higher Secondary College , Purva (Taronha)
J. R. R. Higher Secondary College , Karvi
J. P. Shiksha Niketan Higher Secondary College , Karvi
SankatMochan Inter College, Bachran
Adarsh Haldhar Inter College , Kapna, Etora
Paleshwernath Inter College, Pahari
Hanumat Higher Secondary College , Nanditaura
Tyagi Inter College, Enchwara
Krishak Inter College , Maunri
Bajrang Higher Secondary College, Sapha
Adarah Inter College , Manikpur
Government Girls Higher Secondary Inter College, Manikpur
Government Girls Inter College, Rajapur
Tulsi Inter College , Rajapur
Goshwami Inter College , Chinbo
Subhash Inter College , Eatwan
Kaushambi Inter College , Mau
Government Inter College , Bargarh
Mahrishi Balmiki Inter College , Khandeha
Teacher Training Insitiute , Shivram Pur