The economy of the city lives majority of the sugar and Düngemittelindustrie. In Gorakhpur a university resides . The city is the homestead of the Gita presses, which publish too nationally subsidized prices, fundamental hinduistische writings.
Gorakhupur is directly because of the border to Nepal. Their name is derived from Gorakhnath , the founder of the religious group of the Nath Pantha (see Hinduisti medals), which in the city a temple is geweiht.
Coordinates: 29° 26 ' 51 " N, 75° 40 ' 25 " O