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
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 (60 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 two major towns Jhinjhak and Rura in Kanpur Dehat district are connected by the fast route of the Howrah-Delhi railway line.[citation needed]

Education[edit]

Jhinjhak has primary and secondary schools, two government intermediate colleges and three Degree Colleges affiliated to Chhatrapati.[citation needed]

Sahuji Maharaj University, Kanpur provides both sciences and arts education.

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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