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Varanasi info

Standart time zone:
UTC/GMT +6 hours (Asia/Kolkata)

Population:
1,164,404

Coordinates:
25.31668, 83.01041

Region:
Uttar Pradesh

Continent:
Asia

Country name:
India

ISO code:
IN, IND, 356

Fips code:
IN

Phone code:
91

Country area:
3,287,590 km2

Country population:
1,173,108,018

Currency:
INR

Language:
en

Other information:

Varanasi (Hindustani pronunciation: [ʋaːˈraːɳəsi] ( listen)), also known as Benares, Banaras (Banāras [bəˈnaːrəs] ( listen)), or Kashi (Kāśī [ˈkaːʃi] ( listen)), is a city on the banks of the Ganges in the Uttar Pradesh state of North India, 320 kilometres (200 mi) south-east of the state capital, Lucknow, and 121 kilometres (75 mi) east of Allahabad. A major religious hub in India, it is the holiest of the seven sacred cities (Sapta Puri) in Hinduism and Jainism, and played an important role in the development of Buddhism and Ravidassia. Varanasi lies along National Highway 2, which connects it to Kolkata, Kanpur, Agra, and Delhi, and is served by Varanasi Junction railway station and Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport. Varanasi is also one of 72 districts in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. At the time of the 2011 census, there were a total of 8 blocks and 1329 villages in this district. Read more in wiki.



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