City: Varanasi

Population: 3,147,927

Time Zone: UTC+5.5

Currency Name: Indian Rupee (INR)

Major airport name (code) cities: Varanasi Airport (VNS)

Languages: Kashika Bhojpuri related to Hindi

Phone City Code(s):

Official Tourism Website:

High Travel Season: no peak season

Voltage: 230 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: c, d

Misc Fact / Good to Know: Varanasi was supposedly visited by Lord Buddha in 500 B.C. and is the oldest continuously inhabited in the world.