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Purvanchal is the eastern region of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is one of the most ancient regions of India and it enjoys a rich heritage and culture.


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  • 5 Kushinagar — a site of Buddhist pilgrimage
  • 8 Sarnath — the site of the Buddha Sakyamuni's first teaching after gaining enlightenment
  • 9 Varanasi — one of the holiest cities in India to Hindus, many temples are off-limits to non-Hindus, on the banks of the Ganges

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The commercial airports in the region include:

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The Purvanchal Expressway, inaugurated in November 2021, is the longest expressway in India. The expressway connects Lucknow to Ghazipur at 340 km (210 mi).

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