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Chitrakut District

Chitrakut (also spelt Chitrakoot) is one of the important districts in Uttar Pradesh. It is bordered in the north by Kaushambi District, in the east by Allahabad District, in the west by Banda District, and in the south by Satna District and Rewa District of Madhya Pradesh. The population is over .8 million, distributed over an area of 3,513 sq km. Chitrakut is the district headquarters. According to the Ramayana, it was here that Lord Ram, his spouse Sita, and his brother Lakshman stayed during their exile for about twelve years. Some of the important rivers are the Yamuna, Mandakini (Paishwani), Gunta, Bagein, Ohan, Balmiki, and Bardaha. Ramayan Mela, Chitrakut Mahotsava, diwali, and Amavasya are some of the important festivals.

Updated on 7th June, 2005

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