Banat, India

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Banat, India
Banat, India is located in Uttar Pradesh
Banat, India
Banat, India
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 29°28′N 77°21′E / 29.47°N 77.35°E / 29.47; 77.35Coordinates: 29°28′N 77°21′E / 29.47°N 77.35°E / 29.47; 77.35
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Muzaffarnagar
Elevation 243 m (797 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 19,080
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Banat is a town and a nagar panchayat in shamli district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.


Banat is located at 29°28′N 77°21′E / 29.47°N 77.35°E / 29.47; 77.35.[1] It has an average elevation of 243 metres (797 feet).


As of 2001 India census,[2] Banat had a population of 19,080. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Banat has an average literacy rate of 51%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 62% of the males and 38% of females literate. 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.