Chitrakoot Dham (Karwi)
|Author:Laxman Burdak, IFS (R)|
The city's coordinates are 25° North and 81° East. It is bounded in the north by Kaushambi, in the south by Satna (M.P.) & Rewa (M.P.), in the east by Allahabad (Prayag), in the west by Banda. Chitrakoot Dham (Karwi) is situated on the bank of River Mandakini. This region have mountains and terrains.
In past, Karwi city was in Banda district. On 6 May 1997 Government of Uttar Pradesh carved out a new district Chitrakoot from Banda district. Since then the city is serving as district headquarters of Chitrakoot District.