Kannad

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This article is about the municipality in Maharashtra state, India. For the district in Karnataka sate, see Uttara Kannada.
Kannad
कन्नड
city
Kannad is located in Maharashtra
Kannad
Kannad
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 20°16′N 75°08′E / 20.27°N 75.13°E / 20.27; 75.13Coordinates: 20°16′N 75°08′E / 20.27°N 75.13°E / 20.27; 75.13
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Aurangabad
Elevation 633 m (2,077 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 34,408
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kannad is a city and a municipal council in Aurangabad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is located 30 km away from the Ellora Caves and part of the Gautala Autramghat Sanctuary is located within its borders.

Geography[edit]

It has an average elevation of 633 metres (2076 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 of India census,[1] Kannad had a population of 34,408. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Kannad has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 61%. In Kannad, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Kannad
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
48%
Muslims
  
40%
Buddhists
  
8.6%
Christians
  
1.4%
Jains
  
1.7%
Others†
  
0.3%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

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.