Bhinga (Urdu: بھنگا) is a town, nagar panchayat and district headquarter of Shrawasti district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.
As of 2001 Bhinga had a population of 20,500. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Bhinga has an average literacy rate of 45%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 53% and female literacy of 37%. 18% of the population is under 6 years of age. Bhinga (Shrawasti) district is a part of Devipatan Division.Shrawasti is a newly created district carved out from district Bahraich.Shrawasti shares its border with district Balrampur,Gonda and Bahraich.Bhinga, the District Headquarter of Shrawasti, is approximately 175 kilometres away from the state capital, Lucknow.Shrawasti, the northeastern district of Uttar Pradesh, is located near River Rapti. It is closely associated with the life of Lord Buddha. It is being said that the mythological king Sravast founded this town. Shrawasti was the capital of Kosala Kingdom during 6th century BC to 6th century AD.