Anjad

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city
sedhwa is located in Madhya Pradesh
sedhwa
sedhwa
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 22°02′N 75°03′E / 22.03°N 75.05°E / 22.03; 75.05Coordinates: 22°02′N 75°03′E / 22.03°N 75.05°E / 22.03; 75.05
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Barwani
Area
 • Total 5 km2 (2 sq mi)
Elevation 151 m (495 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 38,138
 • Density 7,600/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Anjad is a town and a nagar parishad in Barwani district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Geography[edit]

Anjad is located in the Narmada Valley, at 22°02′N 75°03′E / 22.03°N 75.05°E / 22.03; 75.05.[1] It has an average elevation of 151 metres (495 feet). There is one beautiful ancient temple "Nagari mata" also it situated on top of the valley in right corner of Anjad town. Two other temple is Gayatri Temple and Saibaba Temple (Chota shirdi). Its distance from Barwani is 16 km. Pancha Mukhi Hanuman temple is also a very famous temple of Anjad.It has an ancient River Bhagwati nadi today it is known as Bhongli nadi.and tehsil of barwani distt.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Anjad had a population of 50,000. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%.

Anjad has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 59.5%, with 58% of the males and 42% of females literate. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age. There are 2 government higher secondary schools and 1 CBSE board school, called Anjad Public School.

This area is mainly known for cotton and chilly cultivation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Anjad
  2. ^ "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.