Bijpur

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For town of same name in West Bengal, see Bijpur, North 24 Parganas.
Bijpur
city
Bijpur is located in Uttar Pradesh
Bijpur
Bijpur
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 24°02′30″N 82°47′22″E / 24.041604°N 82.789364°E / 24.041604; 82.789364Coordinates: 24°02′30″N 82°47′22″E / 24.041604°N 82.789364°E / 24.041604; 82.789364
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Sonbhadra
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,232
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Bijpur is a census town part of Dudhi Tehsil in Sonbhadra district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.It is the border town located at UP - Madhya border.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Bijpur had a population of 9232. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Bijpur has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 79% and female literacy of 65%. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age. Here NTPC, the largest power generation utility in India, has set up a 2000MW thermal power generation utility and another 1000 MW is under construction (out of this 500 MW is already commercialized). The name of NTPC residential colony is Rihand Nagar. Also here is the famous Govind Vallabhpant Sagar, the backwaters of Rihand Dam in Uttar Pradesh.

Educational Institutes[edit]

There are three CBSE based Senior Secondary schools. They are:

1) Ram Awadh Singh Mahavidyalaya JARHAN BIJPUR SONEBHADRA 2) Dayanand Anglo Vedic. Sr. Sec. Public School
3) Kendriya Vidyalaya
4) St. Joseph's School 5) SUNFLOWER ENGLISH MEDIUM SCHOOL

Temples[edit]

1) Shiv Mandir (Rihand Nagar)
2) Hanuman Mandir (Bijpur)
3) Dudhiya Devi Mandir (Bijpur)

social workers[edit]

1) Dr. Girija Shankar Pandey 2) Nathi Ram Mangla 3) Vinod Gupta

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.