Deoria is a small city located in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. It is the headquarters of the Deoria district and is situated near the border of Bihar. The city is named after Devarishi Narada, a sage in Hindu mythology who is believed to have meditated here. With a rich history and culture, Deoria has many interesting places to visit and offers a glimpse into the rural lifestyle of Uttar Pradesh.
Deoria is located at a latitude of 26.5°N and longitude of 83.78°E, and covers an area of 2,032 square kilometers. The city is situated at an average altitude of 65 meters above sea level. The climate of Deoria is characterized by hot summers and cold winters. The monsoon season begins in June and lasts until September, with heavy rainfall occurring during this time.
Deoria has a rich history that dates back to the Vedic period. According to Hindu mythology, the city was founded by Devarishi Narada who meditated here. In ancient times, Deoria was part of the kingdom of Kashi and was later ruled by the Mauryas, the Guptas, and the Mughals. During the British rule, Deoria was part of the Gorakhpur district and was later made a separate district in 1946.
Deoria has a diverse culture that is reflected in its festivals, cuisine, and traditions. The city has a significant Hindu population, and festivals such as Diwali, Holi, and Dussehra are celebrated with great enthusiasm. Other popular festivals include Chhath Puja, which is a four-day festival dedicated to the Sun God, and Navratri, which is a nine-day festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil.
Deoria has a rich culinary tradition that includes both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Some popular dishes include Aloo Matar, Baingan Bharta, and Kachori. Non-vegetarian dishes such as Mutton Curry and Chicken Korma are also popular. Sweets such as Rasgulla, Gulab Jamun, and Jalebi are also widely enjoyed.
Deoria has several tourist attractions that are worth visiting. Some of the popular tourist attractions in Deoria include:
|S.No||Tehsil / Taluk Name||District Name||State Name|
|2||Barhaj **||Deoria||Uttar Pradesh|
|3||Bhatpar Rani||Deoria||Uttar Pradesh|
|4||Bhatpar Rani **||Deoria||Uttar Pradesh|
|6||Bhatpsar Rani||Deoria||Uttar Pradesh|
|8||Deoria Sadar||Deoria||Uttar Pradesh|