Profile of the District

The District Chandauli is located in 24° 56' to 25° 35' to north and 81° 14' to84° 24' east at a distance of about 30 kms east-south-east of Varanasi. Chandauli is bounded on east by Bihar State , on the north-north-east of Ghazipur District, South of Sonebhadra District, South-east of Bihar and South-West Mirzapur. Karmanasa river is the dividing line from Bihar State. Ganga, Karmanasa and Chandraprabha rivers form the geographical and economic strategy of the district.

Description

Total

Tehsils Chandauli Sakaldeeha Chakiya 3
Blocks Barahani Chandauli Niyamtabad Chahaniya Sakaldeeha Dhanapur Chakiya Shahabganj Naugarh 9

Population Census - 2011

Population(2011) 703122 586306 353823 1643251

Population Census - 2011

1017905 (Male) 934851 (Female) 1952756

Population Density - 2011

769 in Square Km

Sex Ratio - 2011

918 Female per 1000 Male

Literacy Rate

60.2 %

No. of Villages

Inhabited Uninhabited Total
1419 219 1638

Scheduled Castes

Male Female Total
235161 211625 446786

Scheduled Tribes

21571 20154 41725
       

Land Details ( in hectare)

Irrigated Land in (Hect.) 64422 66669 57682 188773
Un-irrigated  49753 42988 31584 124325
Water covered Land 2980 6373 3134 12887
Inhabited,Railway,Roads 3205 5227 2847 11279
  4639 4267 2352 11258
Cremetorium 56 66 27 149
Other Non-agricultural 828 1727 705 3260
Thana 1.Mughalsarai2.Alinagar

1.Balua

1.Chakiya 12
3.Chandauli 4.Saiyadraja 2.Sakaldeeha 2.Shahabganj
5.Baburi 6. Gheena          3.Dhanapur 3.Naugarh
Dak Bangalow Irrigation Department

Mathela Irrigation Dept.

Dilkusha Forest Dept. -
PWD Raitha Irrigation Dept Latifshah,  Rajdari
Baburi Irrigation De           Bhaisoda (Sheep Farm)
Nagar Palika/Nagar Panchayat 1.Nagar Palika Parishad Mughalsarai
2.Nagar Panchayat Chandauli  
3.Nagar Panchayat Shaiyadraja 

                     -

Nagar PanchayatChakiya

4

Main Water Resources of the district

Rivers

1.Ganga 2.Karmanasha 3.Chandraprabha and others

Dams

1.Naugarh 2.Mushakhard 3.Chandraprabha 4.Latifshah 5.Bhaisoda

Canals

1Chandraprabha 2.Mushakhad 3.Narayanpur Lift Canal

Crops

1.Paddy 2.Wheat

Important excursion places in the district

Dhanapur Martyr Memorial    Baba Kinaram Sacred Place  Chakiya Kali MAndir  Baba Latifshah   Others

Waterfalls

1.Rajdari   2.Devdari 3.Aurvatard 4.Karmasha Waterfall and others

Lakes

1.Chandraprabha 2.Bhaisoda 3.Naugarh 4.Mushakhard 5.Latifshah and others