Geography of Jaunpur 

Jaunpur is a major historical city of Uttar Pradesh state of India. Having been the capital of the Shanki rulers in India, 58 kilometers from Jaunpur Varanasi and 100 kilometers from Allahabad, is situated on the north side of the river Gomti. In India, Jaunpur Sultanate between 1394 and 1479) was an independent state of northern India, I came under the present state of Uttar Pradesh Jaunpur, on which the Awadhi is the main language of which the ruler ruled from Jaunpur.
Jaunpur
Jaunpur 


Population in jaunpur

The actual population of Jaunpur district is 4,476,072 (Indian Census 2011). There are 2,217,635 males and 2,258,437 females. Population density is 1113 people per square kilometer. Between 2001 and 2011, the population of Jaunpur district has increased by 14.89 percent. The increase in literacy rate has been increased, which has increased from 59.84% as per 2001 to 73.66% (as per 2011). In 2011, 86.06% of men and 61.7% of women were literate. The gender ratio in the district is 1024, which is more than 1000 males in 1000 males across India.

.A place to visit in Jaunpur 

1   Rameswaram Mahadev 

2    Shital Mata Temple

3    Barinath Temple

4    Yadgadni Ashram

5    Shahi Bridge

6    Khalsh Mosque Masjid 

7    Lal Darwaaja Masjid

8    Jama Masjid

9    Atala Mosque

10    Royal fort

 1   Rameswaram Mahadev 

It is the temple of Lord Shiva, Rajeopura Trimuhani which is situated at the confluence of Sai and Gomti. It is named because of this confluence that it is named as 3 km from Sarkoni Bazar, 12 km away from Jaunpur and about this place it is also said that when Ram was returning to Ayodhya after conquering Lanka During that time, at the time of Sai-Gomti Sangam, on the day of Kartik full moon, the testimony of Valmiki is found in the Ramayana, "Sai Durg Gomti Nahayya, came to Avadhpur for the fourth day. The three ends of the trimuhani fair are held on the banks of the river, on the three sides of Vijaipur, Udaipur, Rajaipur, the devotees come here to meditate in distant distances. There is also the Taposhathi of Ashtavakra Muni in Vijaipur village, The film was shot across Nadia.

2    Shital Mata Temple

Here is the popular ancient temple of Shilata Mata. It was built here by the ancient Ahir (Yadav) king Hirachand Ahir. There is also a very beautiful pond with the temple, devotees are regularly visiting here. About 5000 to 7000 people come here every day. There are a lot of people in Navratri time. Here people come from far and wide to complete their fun. This is a holy temple of Hindus where the devotees of every devotee fulfill Sheetla Mata.

3    Badrinath Temple


The temple of Baba Badrinath is almost 300 years old according to historians. This temple is located in Urdu market and this radius is in many beels. It does not look like this big temple from outside to the outside but it goes to know how big it has been to go inside the entrance door.

4    Yadgadni Ashram

Located on the banks of Gomti river in Jamtha village of the district, this ashram is famous as a religious center. One of the saptrashis, Rishi Jamdagni lived here with his wife Renuka and son Parashurama. This Ashram, which is related to Saint Parashurama, attracts people from the surrounding area.

5    Shahi Bridge

Jaunpur
Jaunpur 
This beautiful bridge on Gomti river was built by Munim Khan in 1568 AD. In the junction of Jaunpur, many beautiful buildings, mosques, and tombs were created. Firoz Shah had laid the foundations of the Atala mosque in 1393 AD, but completed by Ibrahim Shah in 1408 AD. Ibrahim Shah started the construction of the Jama Masjid and the large mosque, which was completed by Hussain Shah. The unique form of Hindu-Muslim communal harmony in Jaunpur, which has its place of importance in education, culture, music, art, and literature, has its essence still standing, which has existed in its place.

6    Khalsh Mosque Masjid

This mosque was built in 1417 AD. The mosque was built by Malik Mukhshish and Kalish.

7    Lal Darwaaja Masjid


This mosque was built around 1450. The credit for the construction of the Lal Darwaja Mosque goes to Rani Bibi Raji of Sultan Mahmud Shah. The area of this mosque is less than the Atala Mosque. Due to being made of the red stone door it is called Lal Darja Mosque. This mosque is also the oldest seminary of Jaunpur, which is said to have been received by Sher Shah Suri, the ruler of Sasaram here, the name of this madrasa is Jamia Hussein, whose manager is Maulana Taufiq Qasmi

8    Jama Masjid

Jaunpur
Jaunpur 
This largest mosque of Jaunpur was constructed by Hussein Shah between 1458-78. Built on a high pedestal, the courtyard of this mosque is 66 meters and 64.5 meters. There is a high and attractive dome in the interior of the prayer room. In this mosque, the headquarters of the Tablali ideology is also located at Jaunpur headquarter. The Sharqi graveyard is also the center of attraction

9    Atala Masjid

Jaunpur
Jaunpur 
The construction work of the Atala Mosque began in 1377, which was completed in 1408 under the reign of Ibrahim Sharki. This mosque is one of the earliest and best examples of Sharki architecture. The most prominent feature of the mosque is its raised prayer room. There are three pylon doors in the mosque, in which beautiful decoration has been done. The middle of the arch is the highest and it is 23 meters long.

10    Royal fort

Jaunpur 

History of Jaunpur

This city was founded in the 14th century by Feroz Tughlaq in memory of his cousin Sultan Muhammad. The real name of Sultan Muhammad was Johna Khan. For this reason, the city was named Jaunpur. Around 1394, Malik Sarwar established Jaunpur as a Shakey kingdom. Shirke rulers were art lovers. Many tombs, mosques, and madrasas were built here in his lifetime. This city is also known as the center of Muslim culture and education. Many beautiful buildings here seem to be telling stories of their past. Currently, the city is famous for jasmine oil, tobacco leaves, Emari and Sweetmeat.

Air route

The nearest airport to Jaunpur city is the Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport (Babatpur Airport) of Varanasi, which is 28 kilometers from here. The airport is on NH-56 and it takes an average of 45 minutes to travel.

railroad track

There are 2 main railway stations in Jaunpur, 1. Jaunpur Junction, 2. Jaunpur City Station Railway station of Jaunpur Lucknow Varanasi and Deen Dayal Upadhyay falls on Rail line. Ganga Yamuna Express, Varuna Express, and Sharmjeevi Express, Sadbhavna Express connect Jaunpur with many cities.

Roadway

Jaunpur city is connected by road to many nearby cities. Varanasi, Prayagraj, Ayodhya, Lucknow, Gorakhpur, Azamgarh, Sultanpur, Pedrauna Lucknow. Bihar = It was built by Sher Shah Suri which passes through the Aliganj market; Regular bus services are available from the cities to Jaunpur.