Gorakhpur is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.
It is located along the banks of Rapti river in the eastern part of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
Gorakhpur is one of the most flood-prone districts in Eastern Uttar Pradesh
The Gorakhpur Railway Station, with a stretch of around 1.35 kilometres is the world's longest railway platform.
The place serves as the headquarters of North Eastern Railway.
It handles over 189 trains and about 270,000 passengers daily
It serves 10 local railway stations known as Gorakhpur Junction, Gorakhpur cantt, Domingarh, Sahjanwa, Sihapar, Maniram, Nakaha jungle, Kushmi, Jagatbela, and Unaula.