People and Geography


If you see the map of India, the region of Purvanchal comprises the extreme eastern end of Uttar Pradesh and the extreme western end of Bihar, which is within the larger Bhojpuri region. Geographically, it is a sub-region and is also a proposed state of Uttar Pradesh. Towards its north is Nepal, and towards the south, it touches Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Bihar towards its east and the rest of Uttar Pradesh on its west.