Basar Temple view
|Elevation||579 m (1,900 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Basar is located atIt has an average elevation of 579 metres (1899 feet).
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As of 2001[update] India census, Basar had a population of 3834. Males constitute 56% of the population and females 44%. Basara has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 61% of the males and 39% of females literate. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Basar (Railway Station Code: BSX) is a railway station in Hyderabad Division of South Central Railway(SCR). Previously, Hyderabad Division operated a daily Meter Gauge Express between Secunderabad and Basar. Subsequently after the gauge conversion of Kachiguda-Manmad section of Hyderabad Division, the Express train was extended up to Nanded in Maharashtra. It has now the number 17639/17640 as Kachiguda-Akola Intercity Express. It is the last Telangana station on the Hyderabad-Nanded line. The next station Dharmabad, lies in Maharashtra.
The Saraswathy Temple in Basar is a unique temple of Saraswati, the Hindu Goddess of Knowledge and Learning. Children are brought here to do the learning ceremony called Akshara Abyasam (in Telugu, this means "alphabet exercise").
It is situated about 200 km from Hyderabad and 34.8 km from Nizamabad. Basar is 600 km from Mumbai, by a train on the new Secunderabad – Mumbai Devagiri Express.
The town is also home to a University offering engineering courses. It was established in the year 2008. The course offered is a six year integrated engineering course. It is a state government college.
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- "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.