Bhogpur

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Bhogpur
city
Punjab
Bhogpur
Bhogpur
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 31°33′N 75°38′E / 31.55°N 75.63°E / 31.55; 75.63Coordinates: 31°33′N 75°38′E / 31.55°N 75.63°E / 31.55; 75.63
Country  India
State Punjab
District Jalandhar
Elevation 232 m (761 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 13,893
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 144201

Bhogpur is a town and a nagar panchayat in Jalandhar district in the state of Punjab, India.

Geography[edit]

Bhogpur is located at 31°33′N 75°38′E / 31.55°N 75.63°E / 31.55; 75.63.[1] It has an average elevation of 232 metres (761 feet). It is about 25 kilometres from Jalandhar City on National Highway NH1A to Srinagar. The Village is also known as Bhogpur Sirwal. An interesting thing about Bhogpur is that India's first sugar mill was established here. and here is a historical place near bhogpur called shri nandachaur dham people must see this place

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Bhogpur had a population of 13,893. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Bhogpur has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 79% and female literacy of 70%. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Bhogpur was one of the first towns in India to have a co-operative sugar mill established in 1956.

Guru Nanak Mission Public School is located in this town. And also there is village known as dalli.

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