Bikapur

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Bikapur
city
Bikapur is located in Uttar Pradesh
Bikapur
Bikapur
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°36′N 82°08′E / 26.6°N 82.13°E / 26.6; 82.13Coordinates: 26°36′N 82°08′E / 26.6°N 82.13°E / 26.6; 82.13
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Faizabad
Elevation 91 m (299 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,355
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

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

Geography[edit]

Bikapur is located at 26°36′N 82°08′E / 26.6°N 82.13°E / 26.6; 82.13.[1] It has an average elevation of 91 metres (298 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Bikapur had a population of 12,355. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Bikapur has an average literacy rate of 52%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 63% and female literacy of 39%. 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Bikapur
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
39%
Muslims
  
60%
jains†
  
0.3%
Others†
  
0.7%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

Tourist Places[edit]

There are many tourist places but the main attraction here is the "Bharat Kund"

Transport[edit]

Bikapur is well connected with Faizabad-Sultanpur-Allahabad.

Air. Nearest airports are that of Lucknow (120 km) .

Rail. The Indian Railways network connects Faizabad, Chaure Bazar, Sultanpur, Allahabad.

Road. Bikapur has good road connectivity with Faizabad, Chaure Bazar, Sultanpur, Allahabad.

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