Bilhaur

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Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°51′N 80°05′E / 26.85°N 80.08°E / 26.85; 80.08Coordinates: 26°51′N 80°05′E / 26.85°N 80.08°E / 26.85; 80.08
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Kanpur Nagar
Elevation 116 m (381 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 18,056
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Bilhaur is a city and a municipal board in Kanpur Nagar district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is 50 km from Kanpur and situated where the Isan River joins the River Ganges. Araul is nearest town of Bilhaur and distance is 11 km.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Bilhaur had a population of 18,056. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Bilhaur has an average literacy rate of 53%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 56% and female literacy of 49%. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. Most of the community living here are Brahmins and Hinduism is the main religion.

General Information[edit]

The original name of the town was Bilva Hari, but it was pronounced Bilhaur in local dialect and that name came to be officially accepted. Agriculture and animal husbandry are important to the local economy. There are two local Inter colleges, and the Indus Institute of Technology and Management. Bilhaur Inter College celebrated its golden jubilee on 13/03/2012. Madar Sharif is a place of pilgrimage situated on the Isan river.

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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.