About Balrampur

Balrampur is a district Headquarters of Balrampur district of Uttar Pradesh. It is located on the banks of River Rapti. It is sited at a distance of 160 km away from the state Headquarters Lucknow and 620 km away from the national capital Delhi. About BalrampurPeople of all religions and communities reside in the city where Hindus forms the majority of the population followed by Muslims. The locals in the city speak Hindi and Urdu. 

The city is famous for BCM i.e. the Balrampur Chini Mills Limited which is the highest producers of sugar in India. The BCM was established in the city prior Indian Independence and was owned by the BIC i.e. the British India Corporation. 

Geography of Balrampur

Geography of BalrampurBalrampur is elevated at a height of 106 meters above sea level which is 348 feet and it has its coordinates at 27.43° North latitude and 82.18° East longitude. It is surrounded by Shriduttganj Tehsil in the East, Katra Bazar Tehsil in the west, Shravasti Tehsil in the west and Itiathok Tehsil in the South. Balrampur city is sited on the border of its district Balrampur which makes it much closer to its neighbouring district Shrawasti towards its west. Summers are hot and winters are very cool in the city. A tributary of River Rapti flows in the western regions of the city which the main river flows very near to the borders of the city towards its North East. The city also homes few small ponds or talabs.  

Localities nearby Balrampur

The major cities that are located nearby Balrampur are the Utraula at 28 km away, Tulsipur at 29 km away, Bahraich at 67 km away. The Taluks that are located nearby Shriduttganj at 15 km away, Katra Bazar at 18 km away and Shravasti at 19 km away. The districts that lie very close to the city are the Shravasti at 19 km away, Gonda at 43 km away and Bahraich at 67 km away.

Demography of Balrampur

Demogrpahy of BalrampurAs per 2011 population census the city recorded a total population of 82488 out of which male constitutes 42997 and the rest  of 39491 constitutes female population. The city homes 12638 families within its boundary. The population density in the city is recorded as 2242.8 people in an inch per sq km in an area of 36.14 sq km. The population growth in the city is increased by + 1.12 % per year from the last census year of 2001. 

The total number of children in the city between 0 to 6 years of age is recorded as 10756 out of which 5529 constitute boys and the rest of 5227 constitute girls. The child population in Balrampur contributes 13.04 % of the total city population. The sex ratio in the city is recorded as 918 female out of 1000 male and the child sex ratio in the city is recorded as 945 girls out of 1000 boys. Both the female and child sex ratio in the city is high than the average Uttar Pradesh state female and child sex ratio of 912 and 902 respectively.

The average literacy rate in the city is recorded as 67.75 % i.e. 48597. The male literacy rate is recorded as 72.31 % i.e. 27094 and the female literacy rate is recorded as 62.76 % i.e. 21503. The total number of illiterates in Balrampur is recorded as 33891. Out of the total city population nearly 6.59 % i.e. 5436 of people belong to Schedule Caste and 0.08 % i.e. 67 belongs to Schedule Tribe. Out of total Balrampur population nearly 61 % are Hindus, 37 % are Muslims, 1.4 % is Jains and the rest of 0.6 % includes Sikhs and Buddhists.

The total number of people employed in the city is recorded as 23614 out of which male constitutes 19895 and female constitutes 3719. Out of the total working population in Balrampur nearly 68.63 % i.e. 16207 are engaged in main work and the rest of 31.37 % i.e. 7407 are engaged in marginal work. 

Administration in Balrampur

Balrampur constitutes a Municipal Board which consists of 28 wards for which elections are conducted once in 5 years to elect 23 ward members to the Nagar Palika Parishad of Balrampur. Among the elected 23 municipal board ward members one ward member of chosen to be the chairmen of the Balrampur municipal board and the present chairmen of the board is Mrs. Israt Jamal. 

Balrampur is the district Headquarters of Balrampur district and it homes numerous vital government agencies in its grounds like the district magistrate office. The district magistrate is entirely responsible for administration in Balrampur district.

Collectrate-Balrampur
Address:
Balrampur Bypass Rd
Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh- 271201
Phone no.: 05263 232 231

Balrampur one of the three sub districts or Tehsils in Balrampur district apart from Tulsipur and Utraula. The city is the tehsil Headquarters of Balrampur Tehsil. Balrampur is also one of the nine administrative blocks in Balrampur district. The city operates under Devipatan administrative division of Uttar Pradesh state administration.

Balrampur Royal FamilyBalrampur belongs to Shrawasti Lok Sabha constituency and the current MP of the constituency is Shri Daddan Mishra who is elected in the year 2014. The city comes under Balrampur Vidhan Sabha constituency with constituency no 294 and the current MLA of the constituency is Shri Jagram Paswan elected in the year 2012.

Balrampur Royal Family

The Balrampur royal family is very popular as they are one of the richest royal dynasties in the country which also contributed for the formation of many establishments in the city. The Balrampur royal family belongs to Janwaar Kshatriya dynasty and Maharaj Dharmendra Prasad is the current royal crown of Balrampur royal family.

Regional Passport Office of Balrampur

The Uttar Pradesh state capital Lucknow is the regional passport office for Balrampur jurisdiction were the citizens of Balrampur can file their passport application forms.

Lucknow Passport Office
Address:
Passport Bhawan, Vipin Khand
Gomti Nagar
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh-2265010
Phone no.: 91-522-2305130

Tourism in Balrampur

The district Headquarters Balrampur homes many popular places of interest and historic sites within its boundary that attracts numerous tourist every year towards its vicinity every year. The renowned Savatthi monastery and Jetavana monastery are located very near to the city.  The city is very famous for its places of worships like the Devi Pathan temple which is popular for its 51 Shaktipeethas of Goddess Durga. Durga Pooja is celebrated on a grand scale in the temple. The Bijleshwari Devi temple in Bijilpur is another popular temple in Balrampur.

Here is the detailed list of places of worships in Balrampur:

Tourism in BalrampurHanumangarhi Mandir
Address:
Veer Vinay Chowk
SH 26
Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh- 271210

Jharkhandi Mandir
Address:
SH 26
Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh- 271210

Hanuman Mandir
Address:
Rani Talaab, Hanuman Mandir Rd
Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh- 271210

Masjid Takiya Masoom Ali Shah
Address:
Gadurahwa, Chowk Road
Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh- 271210

Noori Masjid
Address:
Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh- 271210

Hanuman Gari
Address:
SH 26
Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh- 271210

Baba Mazaar
Address:
Balrampur Bypass Road, Bishunapur
Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh- 271210

Bijlipur Temple
Address:
Major District Road 10E, Balrampur Rural
Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh- 271210

Tourist Places nearby Balrampur

The city is surrounded by many popular tourist destinations like Sravasti at 29 km away, Ayodhya at 77 km away, Faizabad at 80 km away, Kapilvastu at 91 km away and Basti at 96 km away.   
  

Hotels in Balrampur

Balrampur is one of the most of important tourist destinations in Balrampur district which is visited by numerous tourist and travelers every year. To facilitate the tourist travelers in the city many quality inns functions in the city.

Hotels in BalrampurHeritage Mahamaya Hotel
Address:
Civil Lines
Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh- 271210
Phone no.: 9415407259, 9451727107, 05262-232507, 232208

Gujju Varma Hotels
Address:
Gaura Chauraha
Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh- 271210
Phone no.: 9648403320

Ajmeri Hotel And Laws
Address:
Veer Vinay Chaowk
Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh- 271210
Phone no.: 9839169767

Hotel Pawan Palace
Address:
Bahraich Highway
Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh- 271210
Phone no.: 9451744076, 9235403982, 05263-241021, 241022, 290711

Rahi Tourist Bunglow
Address:
Bahraich Road
Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh- 271210

Jagdeesh Hotels
Address:
Nahar Bala Ganj
Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh- 271210
Phone no.: 9956579972

Maya Hotel
Address:
SH 26
Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh- 271210

Akanksha Hotels
Address:
Dharmpur Bhagavati Ganj
Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh- 271210
Phone no.: 9919183342

Nanhu LAL Hotels
Address:
Gaura Market
Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh- 271210
Phone no.: 7860341817

Ayodhya LAL Hotel
Address:
Bhagauti Ganj
Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh- 271210
Phone no.: 9984959112
Landmark: Near Chini Meel

Quick Facts about Balrampur

State: Uttar Pradesh
District: Balrampur
Altitude: 106 m
Latitude: 27.43° N
Longitude: 82.18° E
PIN Code: 271201
STD Code: 05264
Local Languages: Hindi and Urdu

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