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Kalayat is located in Haryana
Location in Haryana, India
Coordinates: 29°40′26″N 76°15′20″E / 29.67389°N 76.25556°E / 29.67389; 76.25556Coordinates: 29°40′26″N 76°15′20″E / 29.67389°N 76.25556°E / 29.67389; 76.25556
Country  India
State Haryana
District Kaithal
Population (2001)
 • Total 16,747
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 136117
Telephone code 01746
Vehicle registration hr 08
Sex ratio


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Website www.kalayat.com

Kalayat is a city and a municipal committee in Kaithal district in the Indian state of Haryana. It is historical town known as Kapilayat and Kapilayatana in past, named after the Vedic sage Kapil Muni, is home of the 8th century Kalayat Ancient Bricks Temple Complex.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Kalayat had a population of 16,747. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Kalayat has an average literacy rate of 56%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 65%, and female literacy is 47%. In Kalayat, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Visitor attractions[edit]

Other temples nearby

  • Shiv Mandir Khadalwa Mataur


he city's public school system, managed by the government of Haryana, is administered by Haryana Board of School Education. The city also has a large number of private schools, where education is often expensive and the quality usually better than the government schools. Main Schools are

  • Gov. Sen. Secondary School(Boys)
  • Gov. Sen. Secondary School(Girls)
  • Bal Vikas Public School
  • Shiksha Bharti Public School
  • MDN sen. sec. School

See also[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.