Kemri

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Kemri
city
Kemri is located in Uttar Pradesh
Kemri
Kemri
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 28°48′18″N 79°12′11″E / 28.805°N 79.203°E / 28.805; 79.203Coordinates: 28°48′18″N 79°12′11″E / 28.805°N 79.203°E / 28.805; 79.203
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Rampur
Elevation 372 m (1,220 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 23,854
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration UP 22

Kemri is a town and a nagar panchayat in Rampur district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Kemri was a part of the princely state of the Nawab of Rampur. It became a part of the Indian state when the Rampur state merged with the Indian Nation. Situated between the cities of Rampur and Bilaspur, Kemri holds significant political importance in the region.

Due to recent efforts by the local Municipal council for building roads, improving the local infrastructure as well as decent transport links to Delhi, Kemri is fast becoming a vibrant trading town. The main occupation of Kemrians is local business such as Transports, Rice Mills, Mentha oil, Brick etc. There are good numbers of Business Administrator, Engineers, Doctors, Teachers from Kemri as well. There is good education awareness among population and people are putting lot of emphasis to educate their children; boys and girls equally. Some of the students are pursuing education abroad and in good institutions in India.

Geography[edit]

Kemri is located at 28°48′18″N 79°12′11″E / 28.805°N 79.203°E / 28.805; 79.203. It has an average elevation of 372 metres (764 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Kemri had a population of 23,854. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Kemri has an average literacy rate of 88.57%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 95%, and female literacy is 70%. In Kemri, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Administration[edit]

The present Chairman (Mayor) of Kemri is Shri Salim Ahmed.Mr.Salim is seen as a prominent progressive youth leader in the region.

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.