Ghazipur District (Hindi: ग़ाज़ीपुर ज़िला, Urdu: غازیپور ضلع Ghāzīpur Zilā) is a district of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. The city of Ghazipur is the district headquarters. The district is part of Varanasi Division. The region of Ghazipur is mainly famous for production of its unique rose scented Spray called gulab jal and for the tomb of famous Viceroy of British India Lord Cornwallis. Lord Cornwallis died here and his tomb which is situated in Western part of City is conserved by Archeological Survey of India.The opium factory "Government Opium and Alkaloid works" situated in Ghazipur city is the biggest opium factory of Asia.