District Profile

Hamirpur district is a part of Chitrakoot Dham Division of Uttar Pradesh state of India. Hamirpur town is the district headquarters. It consists of Four Tehsil namely Hamirpur, Maudaha, Rath,Sarila and Seven  Blocks namely Gohand, Kurara, Maudaha, Muskara, Rath, Sarila, Sumerpur. Hamirpur district lies between Lattitude 25.7913° N and Longitude 80.0088° E. Hamirpur is bounded by districts Jalaun (Orai), Kanpur and Fatehpur in north, Banda in east, Mahoba in south and Districts of Jhansi and Jalaun on the West.

The district occupies an area of 4,121.9 km². The district has a population of 1,042,374 (2001 census). As of 2011 it is the third least populous district of Uttar Pradesh (out of 71), after Mahoba and Chitrakoot. Two major rivers Yamuna and Betwa meet here . On the banks of river Betwa lies the “Coarse sand” which is exported to many parts in Uttar Pradesh.

How to Reach

Hamirpur is situated on the National Highway 86 (NH 86) which is also called the Kanpur-Hamirpur-Sagar road. Kanpur is 67 km, Orai is 85 km, Banda 95, Mahoba 85 km. NH 86 Kanpur-Hamirpur Road  and Hamirpur-Orai Link road both are in good condition. Newly constructed two lane road reduced travel time.

The nearest railway station is Hamirpur Road which is around 10-12 km. from the Hamirpur city and other nearer railway station is Bharuwa Sumerpur which is 15 km from Hamirpur town.