Akbarpur is the seat of administration of Ambedkarnagar District
, Uttar Pradesh
. The town is located around 130 km from Varanasi
and 190 km from Lucknow
Kichhauchha Sharif, situated outside the town, is a well-known Muslim shrine. Tanda, an industrial town in the district, is about 20 km from here.
Akbarpur is well connected by road and rail with rest of the state. Akbarpur Bus Station and Akbarpur Railway Station serve the town. Varanasi Airport is the nearest airport.