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Varanasi

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Varanasi, once known as Benares or Banaras and Kashi, is a city at the banks of the Ganges river in . Being the most sacred city in Hinduism and Jainism, and important in the history of Buddhism, Varanasi is India's most important pilgrimage destination.
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Varanasi

  • Location: , , , , ,
  • Population: 1,200,000
  • IATA airport code: VNS
  • United Nations Location Code: IN VNS
  • Latitude: 25.3167° or 25° 19' north
  • Longitude: 83.0104° or 83° 0' 37.5" east
  • Elevation: 86 meters (282 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 1253405

Other Names for Varanasi

  • Arabic: فاراناسي
  • Arabic: وارانسي
  • Bishnupriya: বারানসি
  • Chuvash: Варанаси
  • Dutch: Benares
  • English: Benares
  • Esperanto: Varanasio
  • French: Varanasi
  • French: Vârânasî
  • German: Varanasi
  • Hindi: Kashi
  • Hindi: काशी
  • Hindi: वाराणसी
  • Indonesian: Benares
  • Italian: Varanasi
  • Japanese: ワーラーナシー
  • Korean: 바라나시
  • Lithuanian: Varanasis
  • Persian: بنارس
  • Persian: واراناسی
  • Persian: وارانسی
  • Polish: Waranasi
  • Portuguese: Varanasi
  • Russian: Варанаси
  • Sanskrit: वाराणसी
  • Serbian: Варанаси
  • Spanish: Benarés
  • Tamil: வாரணாசி
  • Thai: พาราณสี
  • Urdu: بنارس
  • Urdu: وارانسی
  • Banares
  • Banāras
  • Kāsi
  • Varanassi
  • Vārānasi
  • 瓦臘納西

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