Gawan

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Gawan
city
Gawan is located in Uttar Pradesh
Gawan
Gawan
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 28°26′N 78°21′E / 28.43°N 78.35°E / 28.43; 78.35Coordinates: 28°26′N 78°21′E / 28.43°N 78.35°E / 28.43; 78.35
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Sambhal
Elevation 193 m (633 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 7,753
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

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

There is Holy Palace known as Hari Baba Bandh and it is near the Ganges river. In the month of march near Holi there is big festival (Mela) of Rasslila organised at Hari Baba Bandh.


Geography[edit]

Gawan is located at 28°26′N 78°21′E / 28.43°N 78.35°E / 28.43; 78.35.[1] It has an average elevation of 193 metres (633 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Gawan had a population of 7753. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Gawan has an average literacy rate of 42%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 50%, and female literacy is 32%. In Gawan, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Gawan
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
75%
Muslims
  
24.95%
Jains
  
0.5%
Others†
  
0.5%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

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