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Geographical Status

Geographical Status

The district is within the Terai lowlands at the base of the Himalayas, with several rivers and lush green vegetation. Situated between 27.6° and 28.6° north latitude and 80.34° and 81.30° east longitudes, and about 7,680 square kilometres (2,970 sq mi) in area, it is roughly triangular in shape, the flattened apex pointing north.. Lakhimpur Kheri is bounded on the north by the river Mohan, separating it from Nepal; on the east by the Kauriala river, separating it from Bahraich; on the south by Sitapur and Hardoi; and on the west by Pilibhit and Shahjahanpur.

Lakhimpur is located at 27.95°N 80.77°E.It has an average elevation of 147 metres (482 feet).

  • Latitude : 27.6 to 28.6 (North)
  • Longitude : 80.34 to 81.30 (East)

It shares its boundaries with:-

  • North – Nepal
  • West – Pilibhit & Shahjahanpur districts.
  • South – Hardoi & Sitapur district
  • East – Bahraich district


The climate is hot throughout the year except the rainy seasons. During summer(March to June), the temperature can reach above 40 °C (104 °F) and in winters(October to February) it can drop to around 4 °C (39 °F). The nights are very cold during winter and fog is very common in this season.[1] The annual average rainfall in Lakhimpur Kheri is 1,085.3 millimetres (42.73 in), mostly in the monsoon months (July to September).