Sultanpur is a city and a municipal board in Sultanpur district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Located on the right banks of the Gomti river (a major tributary of the Himalayan Ganga River), Sultanpur is the administrative headquarters of Sultanpur District and is a part of Faizabad division. According to the 2011 Indian census, Sultanpur has a population of 116,211 people. Total area occupied by Sultanpur is 4436 km2. The common language of the people of Sultanpur is Awadhi, dialect of Hindi.