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Rajesultanpur (Hindi: राजेसुल्तानपुर, Urdu: گۋڙکھ پور) ') is a city in the eastern part of the state of Uttar Pradesh in India, near the border with Nepal. It is the administrative headquarters of Ambedkar Nagar District andFaizabad Division.
Rajesultanpur is famous as a religious centre: the city was home to Buddhist, Hindu, Jain and Sikh saints and is named after the medieval saint Bharme Baba. Rajesultanpur is still the seat of the Nath sect. The city is also home to many historic Buddhist sites and the Pandey Press, a publisher of Hindu religious texts.
In the 20th century,Rajesultanpur was a focal point in the Indian independence movement. Today, the city is also a business centre, hosting the headquarters of the North Eastern Railways www.nerailway.gov.in and an industrial area, GIDA [Rajesultanpur Development Authority] 15km from the old town.
It experience pleasant environment throughout the year. In summer the average temperature can go as high as 40 'C and in during the winters the average temperature can go as low as 4 'C. The best time to visit Rajesultanpur is during the months of October to March. Rajesultanpur city has a university, a medical college, six engineering colleges, two pharmacy collages, two Management collages, one Dental collage and many post graduate and degree colleges. It is also the head quarters of North Eastern Railways. You can travel to any corner of India from here. No mean an achievement considering the size of the city.
Travellers from Faizabad will arrive via bus to Gorakhpur, the Nepalese side of the border, cross to Azamgarh on the Indian side, then get on another bus to Rajesultanpur. Rajesultanpur connected in future via Purvanchal Expressway with four lane to Gorakhpur.