Kawal

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Kawal
कवाल
Village
Kawal is located in Uttar Pradesh
Kawal
Kawal
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 29°20′0″N 77°51′0″E / 29.33333°N 77.85000°E / 29.33333; 77.85000Coordinates: 29°20′0″N 77°51′0″E / 29.33333°N 77.85000°E / 29.33333; 77.85000
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Muzaffarnagar
Block Jansath
Elevation 232 m (761 ft)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration UP-12
Nearest city Jansath
Lok Sabha constituency Bijnor

Kawal (Hindi: कवाल, Urdu: كوال) is a village in the Muzaffarnagar district of western Uttar Pradesh in northern India.[1] It lies between two rivers - the Ganges (Ganga) in the East and Yamuna in the West. It also lies between two branches of the Ganges Canal, an old canal of the River Ganges.

History[edit]

In 2013, a dispute between Hindus and Muslims in Kawal triggered the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots.[2]

Geography[edit]

It is located at 29.33° N 77.85° E. It has an average elevation of 232 meters (761 feet) above Mean Sea Level (MSL).

Demographics[edit]

Its population is approximately 12,000.

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