Achhalda

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Achhalda
city
Achhalda is located in Uttar Pradesh
Achhalda
Achhalda
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°43′N 79°25′E / 26.717°N 79.417°E / 26.717; 79.417Coordinates: 26°43′N 79°25′E / 26.717°N 79.417°E / 26.717; 79.417
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Auraiya
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,361
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Achhalda (Hindi: अछल्दा, Urdu: اچھلدا‎) is a town and a nagar panchayat in Auraiya district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It ia also spelled as Achalda.

Overview[edit]

Achhalda is one of the sub-divisional towns of Auraiya District. This township is situated to the north of Auraiya, the district headquarters, and 15 km away from Bidhuna, another major town in the district. Dibiyapur (Dibiapur), Phaphund and Sarai Ajitmal are its neighboring towns.

Achhalda Railway Station is linked directly to Etawah and Kanpur.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Achhalda had a population of 8361. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Achhalda has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 58% of the males and 42% of females literate. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Geography[edit]

Achhalda is located at 26° 43' 0N 79° 25' 0E. It has an average elevation of 134 meters (442 feet).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.