Jhinjhak

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Jhinjhak
city
Jhinjhak is located in Uttar Pradesh
Jhinjhak
Jhinjhak
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°34′N 79°44′E / 26.57°N 79.73°E / 26.57; 79.73Coordinates: 26°34′N 79°44′E / 26.57°N 79.73°E / 26.57; 79.73
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Kanpur Dehat district
Government
 • chairman Raj Kumar Singh Yadav
Elevation 131 m (430 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 20,406
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 209302

Jhinjhak is a town and a nagar panchayat in Kanpur Dehat District in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The town is situated on the banks of the Lower Ganga canal.

Geography[edit]

The nearby cities are Kanpur (63 km) towards the East and Etawah (90 km) towards the West. The district headquarters is nearly 35 km away at Akbarpur-Matiis a town and a nagar panchayat in Kanpur Dehat district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It has an average elevation of 131 metres (429 feet).[citation needed]

Transport[edit]

The major town Jhinjhak is a Raiway Station on (NCR)/North Central Railway line. Nearest station to east is Rura at a distance 19 km and Kanpur is at 63 km.In the west nearest station is Phaphund and Etawah .It is also connected to Kanpur by roads via Rura and Kalyanpur.

Schools and Colleges[edit]

  • Shri Gandhi Inter College
  • Shri Ram Ratan Girls Inter College
  • Shri Ram Ratan Audyogik Krishi Inter College
  • Shri Gandhi Balika Vidyalay Inter College
  • Gauri Shankar Mahavidyalaya
  • Ram Datta Tripathi Mahavidyalay

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2001 Indian census, Jhinjhak had a population of 20,406. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Jhinjhak has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 63%. In Jhinjhak, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.[1]

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. 

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