The headquarters of Gonda district is Gonda town. It is also headquarters of the Devipatan Division.
Geography of Gonda
East side of Gonda district is bounded by Basti district and the west side is bounded by Bahraich district. In north side it is bounded by District Balrampur. In the south it is separated from district's Bara Banki and Faizabad by the river Ghaghara .Geographical area of the district is 4448sq.km. District is divided into 3 regions.
(ii) Uprah and
Latitude of Gonda city : 26º 47' and 27º- 20' north
Longitude of Gonda city : 81º 30' and 82º 46' east
About Gonda District
According to ancient time the Gonda region formed a portion of Kosala kingdom and it was a part of Awadh region. By the British government ,after annexation the Awadh region Gonda District was separated from Bahraich District.Gonda is blessed with several lakes like Banka, Kodar, Aranga and rivers like Kuwana, Bisuhi and Manwar.
It is birth place of great poet Tulsi Das who wrote epic Ramacharitamanas.
Lakes in Gonda district
Forest area in Gonda district
Forests of kuwano
Forest of Mankapur to Tipri
Blocks in Gonda District
In Gonda there are 16 development blocks
Tehsils in Gonda District
In Gonda there are 4 Tehsils
Railways Station in Gonda District
Gonda Junction Railway Station
Katra Railway Station
Mankapur Junction Railway Station
Kauwapur Railway Station
Tourist Place in Gonda District
Swami Narain Chhapia
Paska (Sukar Khet)
Prithvi Nathan Mahadeo
Degree Colleges in Gonda District
Saryu Degree College situated in tehshil Colonelganj of Gonda district.
Acharya Narendra Deo Kisan Mahavidyalaya
Baba Gayadeen Vaidya Babu Ram Mahavidyalaya
Raja Raghuraj Singh Mahavidyalaya
Baikunth Nath Mahavidyalaya
Sri Ramterath Mishra Smarak Mahavidyalaya, Itiyathok,Gonda
Pt. Jag Narain Shukla Gramoday Mahavidyalaya
Bhagirathi Singh Memorial Mahavidyalaya
Chandra Shekhar Shyamraji Mahavidyalaya
Pt. Ram Dutt Shukla Mahavidyalaya
Sri Raghukul Mahila Vidyapeeth in gonda town
Jagdamba Sharan Singh Educational Institute
Subhash Chandra Memorial Mahavidyalay
Kamta Prasad Mathura Prasad Janta Mahavidyalaya
Mahakavi Tulsidas Mahavidyalaya
Smt. J. Devi Mahila Mahavidyalayaf
Maa Gayatri Ram Sukh Pandey Mahavidyalaya
Kisan Degree College
Dashrath Singh Memorial Mahavidyalay
Dr. Bheem Rao Ambedkar Mahavidyalay
Hakikullah Chaudhary Mahavidyalaya
Nandini Nagar Vidhi Mahavidyalaya ,nawabgang
Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gramoday Mahavidyalaya
Raghoram Diwakar Dutt Gyanoday Mahavidyalaya
Ram Nath Memorial Mahavidyalay
Ravindra Singh Memorial Mahavidyalaya
Saraswati Devi Nari Gyansthali Mahavidyalaya in gonda town
L.B.S. Mahavidyalaya ,gonda town
Sardar Mohar Singh Memorial Mahila Mahavidyalaya
Lakhan Lal Sharan Singh Mahavidyalay
Nandini Nagar Mahavidyalaya , nawabgang
Polytechnic and ITI institute
Govt ITI college Gonda
Govt Polytechnic college Gonda
Acharya Narendra Dev College Of Pharmacy
Govt ITI Colonelganj Gonda
Nandini Nagar Mahavidyalaya College of Pharmacy
Govt ITI Mankapur Gonda
In Gonda all colleges are affiliated to Faizabad University.
Health Facility in Gonda District
66 Primary Health Centre in Govt. Sector.
11 Homeopathic Hospital
15 Allopathic Hospital
2 Unani Hospital
27 Ayurvadic Hospital
Industries in Gonda Dstrict
Main occupation of the people in the district is Agriculture.In Gonda there are multiple chini mills located at Kundarkhi, Tarabganj, Bhabhnan, Mankapur and Maizapur.
Bigest Sugar mill that is situated at Kundarkhi in Gonda
Indian Telephone Industries that is situated at Mankapur.
Major Crops in Gonda District
Wheat, maize, paddy, Gram, Potato, Mustard, Pea, Lentil, Arhar, Sugarcane Barley are the main Crops of this district .Mango and Guava orchards can also be found in abundance.