Kabnur

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Kabnur
city
Kabnur is located in Maharashtra
Kabnur
Kabnur
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 16°43′17″N 74°24′43″E / 16.7215°N 74.4119°E / 16.7215; 74.4119Coordinates: 16°43′17″N 74°24′43″E / 16.7215°N 74.4119°E / 16.7215; 74.4119
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Kolhapur
Population (2001)
 • Total 49,000
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kabnur is a census town near Ichalkaranji in Kolhapur district Maharashtra.

Kabnur is already merged in Ichalkaranji (known as part of the city) but having gram panchayet of its own.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Kabnur had a population of 49894. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Kabnur has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 65%. In Kabnur, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. Kabnur has a famous Dargah of Pirs Jandisaheb and Bransaheb.Every Thursday local people and also from nearby villages come to pray there and offer respects.The Pirs are considered the village deities.Every year, the Uroos is celebrated there.In Uroos,people prepare special sweet, Malida (made from a type of wheat and jaggery).Uroos is the yearly celebration time for the people of Kabnur. Uroos comes in the month of March/April generally. Due to this Dargah, Kabnur village has been known for its communal harmony. Irrespective of their religion and caste the people come to the Dargah to pay respects. Kabnur is very near to Ichalkaranji city which is popularly known as Manchester of Maharashtra. There are many schools in Kabnur mainly Kabnur Highschool and Kendriya Prathmik Shala Kabnur.

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.