Barabanki city

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This article is about the municipality in Uttar Pradesh, India. For its namesake district, see Barabanki district.
Barabanki
बाराबन्की
بارہ بنکی
city
The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) Bus Station at Barabanki
The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) Bus Station at Barabanki
Barabanki is located in Uttar Pradesh
Barabanki
Barabanki
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°55′N 81°12′E / 26.92°N 81.2°E / 26.92; 81.2Coordinates: 26°55′N 81°12′E / 26.92°N 81.2°E / 26.92; 81.2
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Barabanki
Government
 • Chairman Ranjeet Bahadur Srivastava
Area
 • Total 2,202 km2 (850 sq mi)
Elevation 125 m (410 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 146,831
 • Density 331/km2 (860/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 225 001
Telephone code 5248
Vehicle registration UP-41
District Magistrate Sri Yogeshwar Ram Mishra, IAS
Website barabanki.nic.in

Barabanki is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. It is the administrative headquarters of Barabanki District. The city is about 29 km east of Lucknow, the state capital.

City configuration[edit]

Barabanki city comprises:

  1. Barabanki village (revenue village)
  2. Nawabganj (tehsil)
  3. Banki (town area)
  4. Barel (village)
  5. Satrikh (village)
  6. Kurauli (village)
  7. 252 Bomb Disposal Company (cantonment)[1]
  8. Suburbs

Demographics[edit]

As per provisional data of the 2011 census, the Barabanki urban agglomeration had a population of 146,831, with 77,766 males and 69,065 females. The literacy rate was 81.85%.[2]

Barabanki District is classified by the national government as a "Minority Concentrated District in India"[3] and Barabanki city is classified as a Muslim-majority city in the government files.[4]

Religions in Barabanki
Religion Percent
Muslims
  
50%
Hindus
  
49%
Jains
  
0.7%
Others†
  
0.3%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

Famous residents[edit]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Nawabganj, Barabanki
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 22.0
(71.6)
26.0
(78.8)
32.0
(89.6)
38.0
(100.4)
40.0
(104)
39.0
(102.2)
34.0
(93.2)
33.0
(91.4)
33.0
(91.4)
33.0
(91.4)
29.0
(84.2)
24.0
(75.2)
31.9
(89.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 15.0
(59)
18.5
(65.3)
23.5
(74.3)
29.5
(85.1)
32.5
(90.5)
33.0
(91.4)
30.0
(86)
29.5
(85.1)
28.5
(83.3)
26.5
(79.7)
21.0
(69.8)
16.5
(61.7)
25.3
(77.5)
Average low °C (°F) 8.0
(46.4)
11.0
(51.8)
15.0
(59)
21.0
(69.8)
25.0
(77)
27.0
(80.6)
26.0
(78.8)
26.0
(78.8)
24.0
(75.2)
20.0
(68)
13.0
(55.4)
9.0
(48.2)
18.8
(65.8)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 18.5
(0.728)
12.6
(0.496)
8.3
(0.327)
4.9
(0.193)
39.4
(1.551)
80.3
(3.161)
212.1
(8.35)
187.3
(7.374)
170.1
(6.697)
32.3
(1.272)
7.0
(0.276)
13.7
(0.539)
786.5
(30.965)
Avg. rainy days (≥ 0.1 mm) 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.0 3.0 7.0 15.0 14.0 9.0 2.0 1.0 1.0 59
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Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "252 Bomb disposal Company (Barabanki)". Wikimapia.org. Retrieved 2012-06-17. 
  2. ^ "Urban Agglomerations/Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011. Retrieved 2012-07-07. 
  3. ^ "Identification of Minority Concentration Districts". Press Information Bureau (Government of India). 2007-06-22. Archived from the original on 28 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-31. 
  4. ^ Ashok, Akash Deep (6 December 2013). "Babri Masjid anniversary: A few more things that were demolished that day". India Today (New Delhi). Retrieved 7 December 2013.