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Khair is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°57′N 77°50′E / 27.95°N 77.83°E / 27.95; 77.83Coordinates: 27°57′N 77°50′E / 27.95°N 77.83°E / 27.95; 77.83
State Uttar Pradesh
District Aligarh
Elevation 188 m (617 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 27,661
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Khair is a city and a municipal board in Aligarh district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

As of 2001 India census,[1] Khair had a population of 27,661. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Khair has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 62%, and female literacy is 44%. In Khair, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age. Khair's main colony is Mohalla Harnarayan, Nai Basti. Other colonies & roads are Block Colony, Upadhyaya Mohalla, Somna Road and Bahadur Ganj. Khair is well connected to Delhi, Aligarh, Hathras, Mathura and Palwal, Noida and Greater Noida Ghaziabad.

Diwali is the most popular festival celebrated by citizens. Many people participate and others come to enjoy this festival. The main colleges of khair is Rajkiya Mahavidalya, Kanya Mahavidalya, khair Inter collage khair.


  1. ^ ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India by Nagar Palika Parishad Khair. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.