ABOUT DISTRICT

Kushinagar and Kasia Bazar is a town and a historical place located in the north-eastern marginal area of ​​Uttar Pradesh. The name “Kasia Bazar” has been changed to Kushinagar and after that “Kasia Bazar” has officially become a municipality with the name “Kushinagar”. This is a Buddhist pilgrimage where Gautam Buddha had Mahaparinirvana. Kushinagar is located on National Highway 28, about 50 km east of Gorakhpur. There are many beautiful Buddhist temples here. For this reason, it is also an international tourist destination where Buddhists pilgrims from all over the world come for excursions. After the Kushinagar town and eastwards, Bihar state starts about 20 km.

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AT A GLANCE

  • Area: 2906 Sq. Km.   
  • Population: 3,564,544
  • Language: Hindi, Bhojpuri
  • Villages: 1620
  • Male: 1,818,055
  • Female: 1,746,489
District Magistrate
Dr. Anil Kumar Singh District Magistrate