Dibai

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Dibai
kaser kalan (Dibai)
city
Dibai is located in Uttar Pradesh
Dibai
Dibai
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 28°13′N 78°15′E / 28.22°N 78.25°E / 28.22; 78.25Coordinates: 28°13′N 78°15′E / 28.22°N 78.25°E / 28.22; 78.25
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Bulandshahr
Elevation 184 m (604 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 34,853
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
PIN 203393
Telephone code std code 05734

Dibai (also spelt as Debai) is a city and a municipal board in Bulandshahr district. It is a tehsil town and also a constituency of legislative assembly in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Railway station situated at kaser kalan.

Geography[edit]

Dibai is located at 28°13′N 78°15′E / 28.22°N 78.25°E / 28.22; 78.25.[1] It has an average elevation of 184 metres (603 feet).

History[edit]

In 1941 Dibai had a population of 13,218.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Dibai had a population of 34,853. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Dibai has an average literacy rate of 50%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 58% and, female literacy is 41%. In Dibai, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Notables[edit]

Intizar Hussain, eminent Urdu fiction writer of Karachi, Pakistan was from Dibai.[4] Dibai is also the former constituency of BJP leader Kalyan Singh, former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Dibai
  2. ^ Columbia-Lippincott Gazeteer (New York: Columbia University Press, 1952) p. 512
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ Imtiaz, Saba. "Karachi Literature Festival: ‘Book’ your seat for this ride". The Express Tribune. Pakistan. Retrieved 2012-07-11.