About Banda District


History:

The region which is presently known as the Banda district can boast of a rich historical tradition going back to the remote antiquity. Banda district is easternmost one of the districts of Bundelkhand, Uttar Pradesh State in northern India. The city of Banda is the district and commissionary headquarters of Chitrakoot Dham Mandal Banda. The district is surrounded by Districts Fatehpur ,Hamirpur,Mahoba and Chitrakoot. Banda was a town and district of British India, in the Allahabad division of the United Provinces.

Famous For?

Located in historical Bundelkhand region, Banda is famous for its Shajar stone which is used for making jewellery, and the historically and architecturally significant sites Khajuraho and Kalinjar. Khajuraho is a World Heritage Site famous for its elaborately carved temples.

Area:

The district has an total area of 4,408 sq km

Sub-divisions:

There are total 5 sub-districts and total 4 tehsils in Banda District.

Villages:

There are total 694 villages in Banda district.

Towns:

There are total 8 towns in Banda district.


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