Kapasan

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For the village in Iran, see Kapasan, Iran.
Kapasan
city
Kapasan is located in Rajasthan
Kapasan
Kapasan
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 24°54′N 74°20′E / 24.900°N 74.333°E / 24.900; 74.333Coordinates: 24°54′N 74°20′E / 24.900°N 74.333°E / 24.900; 74.333
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Chittaurgarh
Population (2001)
 • Total 18,705
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration RJ09-

Kapasan is a city and a municipality in Chittaurgarh district in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

Demographics[edit]

Kapasan has a municipal board. It is a constituency of Rajasthan Legislative assembly. As of 2001 India census,[1] Kapasan had a population of 18,705. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kapasan has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 51%. In Kapasan, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. It is now also known as an industrial town. Kapasan is famous for the great shrine of Deewana Shah which is considered to be the second most famous shrine after Ajmer's Khwaza Muenuddin Chisti Dargah in Rajasthan.

The town is located on Chittorgarh- Udaipur Section of NW Railway. It is falling in Chaittaurgarh district and a constituency of Rajastahn Legislative Assembly. The town is well connected by road and is 40 km from Chattaurgarh and 78 km from Udaipur. It has a famous Ramdwara of Ram Snehi Sampraday.

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.