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MAU district is situated on fertile planes of Ganga - Ghaghara doab. It lies between 83° 17' to 84° 52' East & 24° 47' to 26°17' North. In its north Ghaghara river is on the border, Ghazipur district is on the south, Ballia district is in east & Azamgarh district is in the west side.

District MAU at a glance
Geographical Location 83 Deg.17' To 84 Deg.52' E -
  25 Deg.47' To 26 Deg.17' N
Area 1,71,459 Hectare
Population(1991 Census)
Total 14,50,000
Urban 2,44,000
Rural 12,01,790
Population density 844 per sq km
Sex Ratio 974
Literacy 43.8%
Administrative Set up
Tehsils 4
Blocks 9
Naya Panchayat 92
Gram Sabha 597
Villages 1644
Nagar Palika 1
Town Area 6
Census Town 2
Police Station 11
Bank Branches 92
Bus Stations 98
Railway Stations 16
Degree Colleges 5
Credit/Deposit Ratio 11.96 (1998-99)
Primary Health Centres 42
Electrified Villages 88.1%
Total foodgrain production (1998-99) 3.72 lakh m
Net irrigated area 1.12 lakh hectare
Gross irrigated area 1.53 lakh hect.
Per capita electricity consumption (1998-99) 162 unit
Rural & Small industrial units (1998-99) 61526
Handloom/Powerloom units (1998-99) 58381
Length of metalled road per lakh population 57 km
In 1998-99 teacher-Student ratio is
Junior High School 44
Senior Basic School 45.6
Higher Secondary School 46.1
Degree College 135.7
Allopathic Hospitals/Dispensary/PHC's
per lakh population 3.7
Telephone connection per lac population 275

District Maharajganj

The District Maharajganj came into existence on 2nd October, 1989. This newly created District is situated at Indo Nepal Border. Its boundaries touch Nepal estate in north, Gorakhpur district in south, Padrauna district in east and Siddharth Nagar & Sant Kabir Nagar districts in west. Its shape is about rectangular. Total area of district is 2934.1 sq km, out of which 11.59 % area is covered by forest.

District Pratapgarh

Pratapgarh district, lies between 25o34' and 26o 11' latitudes while between 81o19' and 82o27' longitudes. Primarily, an agrarian district, for a while now, Pratapgarh has risen in ranks as the top producer of Amla fruit. It is a multi-purpose fruit, extremely rich in vitamin C, helps cure gastro-intestinal disorders, is said to encourage youth and liveliness and is exported all over india and possibly over world in form of sweets and medicines. Pratapgarh on the Allhabad-Faizabad main road at a distance of 39 km from Sultanpur and 61 km from Allahabad. It is one of the older districts of Uttar Pradesh, that came into existence in the year 1858. It is at a height of 137 m from sea level.