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Introduction
Varanasi the holy city is famous for its spiritualism and cosmic impressions. It is a city where life and death both are held in equal veneration. People from all over the country come here in the belief that if death comes to them in this city then the doorway to the heavens awaits them. It is the ultimate achievement of 'moksha'.

Facts & Figures
Area 1550.3 Sq. K.M.
Latitude 25º 14’N - 25º 23.5’N
Longitude 82º 56’E - 83º 03’E
Population (2001) 3,147,927
Males 1,650,138
Females 1,497,789
Population density 1995 Per Sq. K.M.
Sex Ratio 908
Literacy Rate 67.09%
No. of Tehsil 02
No. of Blocks 08
No. of Towns 04
No. of Villages 1336
Average rainfall 1110 mm
Temperature Max.: 48.8 C ; Min.: 4.8 C
Postal Code 221001
STD Code 0542
Climate summers - 32C-46C
winters - 5C-15C