Coordinates 25°08′N 82°54′E
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
District(s) Mirzapur
Population 33,919 (2001)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
• Elevation • 84 metres (276 ft)
Chunar चुनार ﺷُﻨَﺮ, located in Mirzapur District of Uttar Pradesh
state, India, is an ancient town. The railway tracks passing
through Chunar leads to major destinations of India, including
Howrah, Delhi, Tatanagar and Varanasi. National Highway
number 7 also passes through Chunar. It is connected to
Varanasi, the ancient and pilgrimage city also well known as
Kashi or Benaras, by roads and rails. Chunar is well known for
its pottery work especially clay toys.