Varanasi

From OpenStreetMap Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Varanasi (वाराणसी, formerly Benaras or Banaras or Kashi), Uttar Pradesh, India
Bestof.png
latitude: 25.3360, longitude: 83.0077
label: 287687798
Browse map of Varanasi (वाराणसी, formerly Benaras or Banaras or Kashi) 25°20′09.60″ N, 83°00′27.72″ E
Edit map
External links:
Use this template for your city

Varanasi (वाराणसी, formerly Benaras or Banaras or Kashi) is a city in Uttar Pradesh, India at latitude 25°20′09.60″ North, longitude 83°00′27.72″ East.

OpenStreetMap images (and underlying map data) are freely available under OpenStreetMap License.

Varanasi was founded by the Hindu deity, Lord Shiva, around 5,000 year ago, thus making it one of the most important pilgrimage destinations in the country.