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About Barabanki

Barabanki the district capital of Barabanki district belongs to Uttar Pradesh state. The city is located at a distance of 28 km away from the state capital Lucknow and 590 km away from the national capital Delhi. People of all religions and communities reside in the district Headquarters out of which Muslims forms the majority of population in the city followed by Hindus. The locals in Barabanki speak Hindi, Urdu and Awadhi. 

Geography of Barabanki

Geography of BarabankiBarabanki covers a total area of 2202 sq km that is 850 sq km. The city is elevated at a height of 125 km above sea level which is 410 feet and has its coordinates at 26.92° North latitude and 81.2° East longitude. The city is surrounded by Banki Tehsil in the west, Harakh Tehsil in the South, Dewa Tehsil in the North and Masauli Tehsil in the East. Barabanki city is sited on the border of its district Barabanki which makes the city much closer to its neighbouring district of Lucknow towards its west.

The city homes numerous small water bodies like Danokhar Talab, Satokhar Talab and many small ponds in its grounds in its various localities. River Jamuriha flows through the city. River Ghaghara also flows close to the city. Summers are hot and long while the winters are cool and pleasant in Barabanki.   

Areas and Localities in Barabanki

The popular areas and localities in Barabanki are Barel, Aurangabad, Somaya Nagar, Somaiya Nagar, Bahadur Pur, Jeet Nagar, Dhakauli, Balaji Puram, Banki, Peerbatawan, Ramna, Ghosiyana, Satyapremi Nagar, Rasoolpur, Nawabganj, Begum Gunj, Lajpat Nagar, Ayodhya Nagar, Paisar, Shivaji Puram, Siddharth Nagar, Palhari village, Palhari, Moharipur, Lakhpera Bagh, Obaree, Gulistan-E-Sher Colony, Korideeh, Barail and Dharam Nagar.

The Palhari locality of Barabanki forms the east end of the city and through the locality the NH 28, NH 28 C and UP SH 13 runs through. The Aurangabad locality forms the north end of the city and the Dewa major road enters the city through this locality. The town area Banki at the west of the city homes the Barabanki district jail and the Barabanki railway junction. The Dharam Nagar locality forms the southern end of Barabanki and through this locality the NH 28 and NH 56 A runs. 

Localities nearby Barabanki

The major cities that are located nearby Barabanki are Zaidpur at 19 km away, Lucknow at 28 km away, Rudauli at 67 km away and Purwa at 74 km away. The Taluks that are sited nearby Barabanki are Banki at 1 km away, Harakh at 10 km away and Dewa at 13 km away. The districts that are located nearby Barabanki are Lucknow at 30 km away, Rae Bareli at 87 km away and Gonda at 89 km away.      

Demography of Barabanki

As per 2011 population census the city has a total population of 146831 out of which male constitutes 77766 and female constitutes 69065. The density of population in Barabanki is 331 people per sq km that is about 860 people per sq mi. The children population in Barabanki between 0 to 6 years are 16093 out of which boys constitute 8434 and girls constitute 7659. The child population contributes nearly 10.96 % which is slightly higher than the India’s average child ratio of 10.93 %. 

The sex ratio in Barabanki 888 female out of 1000 male which is very less than the average Uttar Pradesh female sex ratio of 912. The child sex ratio in the city is 908 girls out of 1000 boys which is also high than the average Uttar Pradesh state child sex ratio of 902. 

The literacy rate in the city is recorded as 81.15 % which is higher than the average Uttar Pradesh state literacy rate of 68.67 %. The male literacy rate is recorded as 84.53 % i.e. 106097 and the female literacy rate recorded as 77.34 % i.e. 58608.

Nearly 50 % of the total Barabanki population constitutes Muslims, 49 % constitutes Hindus, 0.7 % constitutes Jains and the rest of 0.3 % constitutes Sikhs and Buddhists.

Administration in Barabanki

Barabanki is the district Headquarters of Barabanki district and it operates many vital government agencies in its grounds. The city comprises of Barabanki urban area, Nawabganj Tehsil, Banki town, 3 villages namely Barel, Satrikh and Kurauli, suburbs and 252 bomb disposal cantonment companies. The Nawabganj Tehsil in Barabanki city forms the Tehsil Headquarters of Barabanki and it is one of the 6 tehsils in Barabanki district apart from Fatehpur, Ramsanehi Ghat, Haidergarh, Ram Nagar and Sirauli Ghauspur. Barabanki constitutes a municipality and the current chairman of Barabanki municipality is Shri Ranjeet Bahadur Srivastava. The Barabanki municipality forms the local self-government in the city.

Barabanki Municipality Office
Address:
Begum Gunj
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh -225001

The district Barabanki is divided into 15 developmental blocks and block level operations are monitored in Vikas Bhawan in Barabanki.

Vikas Bhawan
Address:
Avas Vikas Barabanki, Awas Vikas Colony
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh- 225001

Administration in BarabankiThe city operates under Faizabad administrative division of Uttar Pradesh state administration. The entire Barabanki district is administrated by the district magistrate operating his office in the district Headquarters Barabanki. The current DM of the district is Shri Yogeshwar Ram Mishra. 

The city comes under Barabanki Lok Sabha constituency and the current MP of the district is Smt. Priyanka Singh Rawat elected to parliament in the year 2014. The city belongs to Barabanki Vidhan Sabha constituency with assembly constitutional number 269 and the current MLA of the city is Shri Dharmraj Yadav elected to Uttar Pradesh legislative assembly in the year 2012. 

Government Offices in Barabanki

Here is the detailed list of government offices operating in Barabanki:

Administration in BarabankiSansad Awas
Address:
Jagmohan sadan, Laxmanpuri Colony
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh -225001

LIC Office
Address:
Awas Vikas Colony
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh -225001

Electricity Office
Address:
Awas Vikas Colony
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh -225001

Barabanki Police Station
Address:
Civil Lines
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh -225001

Narcotics Office (Afeem Kothi)
Address:
Raj Kamal Rd, Satyapremi Nagar
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh -225001

Banki Block Office
Address:
NH 24 A, Civil Lines
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh -225001

Barabanki District Jail
Address:
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh -225001

Food Corporation of India (FCI)
Address:
Dewa Rd, Somaiya Nagar
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh -225001

NGOs in Barabanki

The district Headquarters Barabanki grounds numerous non-government organizations – NGOs which works for the social welfare of Barabanki.

Kalyani Swasthya Sewa Samiti
Address:
Faizabad Lucknow Road
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh - 225001
Phone no.: 05248-290153

Kisan Eit Nirmata Samiti
Address:
Sector 4 Awas Vikas A colony
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh - 225001
Phone no.: 05248-220112

Swargiya Ram Sewak Sewa Samiti
Address:
H No 4/478
Awas Vikas Colony
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh - 225001
Phone no.: 9415530679

Bansa Manav Kalyan Sansthan
Address:
Main Road
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh - 225001
Phone no.: 9455804158
Landmark: Nr Chowk

Archana Mahila Kalyan Samiti
Address:
Main Road
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh - 225001
Phone no.: 9450356478
Landmark: Nr Bazar

Madrasa Shahid Uloom School Siksha Samiti
Address:
543, Styapremi Nagar
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh - 225001
Phone no.: 9450276936
Landmark: Behind Rajkamal Cinema

Eram Computer Centre
Address:
Campus Eram Convent College
Begumgunj
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh - 225001
Phone no.: 9838340222

Sumitra Welfare Trust
Address:
Shantipuram Colony
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh - 225001
Phone no.: 8858858357

Bhartiya Mahila Kalyan Samiti
Address:
Prakash Bhawan
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh - 225001
Phone no.: 05248-228781

Aarogya Chetna Kendra Sansthan
Address:
Tehsil- Nawabganj
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh - 225001
Phone no.: 9369479986

Madrasa Darul Hakeem Urdu Study Centre
Address:
Village Anoop Ganj
Post Saadatganj
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh - 225001
Phone no.: 9451818760

Places of Worship in Barabanki

The district Headquarters is very popular for its places of worships which attracts devotees from all around the district towards its grounds every year.

Shia Jama Masjid
Address:
Peerbatawan
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh -225001

Nageswar Nath Mandir
Address:
Peerbatawan
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh -225001

Meer Masum Ali Imambada
Address:
Katra Baradari
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh -225001

Jain Mandir
Address:
Satyapremi Nagar
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh -225001

Gayatri Mandir
Address:
Civil Lines
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh -225001 

Tourist Places nearby Barabanki

The city is located amidst many popular tourist destinations like Rae Bareli at 87 km away, Lucknow at 30 km away, Faizabad at 104 km away, Naimisharanya at 102 km away and Bithur at 136 km away. 

Travel Agents in Barabanki

The travel agents in Barabanki aid its customers in booking their travel tickets in train or bus and also arrange accommodation in the places they visit.

Bharti Road Lines
Address:
Ayodhya Nagar
Faizabad Road
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh - 225001
Phone no.: 05248-228196

Om SAI Travels
Address:
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh - 225001
Phone no.: 8090849280

Super Travels
Address
: Laparkheda Bagh
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh - 225001
Phone no.: 9807213511

Barabanki Travels
Address
: Palhari Chauraha
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh - 225001
Phone no.: 9838791898

New Qazi Tour & Travels
Address:
Faizabad Road
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh - 225001
Phone no.: 9453489430

Accommodation in Barabanki

The city grounds numerous accommodation inns in its grounds like quality hotels, guest houses, lodges etc for the visitors of the city to stay comfortably.

Sahaii Lodge
Address:
B/325, Station Road
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh- 225001
Landmark: Near Rajkamal Cinema

Tourist Lodge
Address
: Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh- 225001
Landmark: Near Rajkamal Cinema

Jeswal Gest House
Address:
Indra Market
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh- 225001

Chauhan Guest House
Address:
Gokul Nagar
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh- 225001
Phone no.: 9415160409

Chauhan Guest House
Address:
Lucknow Road
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh- 225001
Phone no.: 9450920299, 05248-220091
Landmark: Near RTO Office

Sandhya Lodge
Address:
Satya Premi Nagar
Chhaya Chaurah
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh- 225001
Phone no.: 05248-226568
Landmark: Near Rajkamal Cinema

Parks in Barabanki

The Kamla Nehru Park and the Exchange Park are two very popular parks in the city which attracts numerous visitors towards its grounds every day.

Exchange Park Barabanki
Address:
Avas Vikas Colony
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh- 225001

Kamla Nehru Park
Address:
KD Singh Babu Rd
Begum Gunj
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh- 225001

Cinema Halls in Barabanki

The Chhaya Chitra Grih and Darpan theatre are two very famous movie halls in the city and they also acts as a perfect entertainment hub for the locals in Barabanki.

Chhaya Chitra Grih
Address:
Gandhi Nagar
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh- 225001
Phone no.: 080528 05811

Darpan Theatre
Address:
8, Satti Bazar
Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh- 225001
Phone no.: 9415525894, 9415075837
Landmark: Near Clock Tower

Regional Passport Office of Barabanki

The Lucknow Passport Office is the RPO i.e. the regional passport office for Barabanki city where the locals in the city can file their passport application forms.

Lucknow Passport Office
Address:
Passport Bhawan, Vipin Khand
Gomti Nagar
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh- 2265010
Phone no.: 0522-2305130

Quick Facts about Barabanki

State: Uttar Pradesh
District: Barabanki
Altitude: 125 m
Latitude: 26.92° N
Longitude: 81.2° E
Area: 2202 sq km
PIN Code: 225001
STD Code: 05248
Local Languages: Hindi, Urdu and Awadhi

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