Kharagpur, Munger

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Kharagpur
city
Kharagpur is located in Bihar
Kharagpur
Kharagpur
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°07′N 86°33′E / 25.12°N 86.55°E / 25.12; 86.55Coordinates: 25°07′N 86°33′E / 25.12°N 86.55°E / 25.12; 86.55
Country  India
State Bihar
District Munger
Elevation 48 m (157 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 26,910
Languages
 • Official MaithiliHindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kharagpur is a town and a notified area in Munger district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Geography[edit]

Kharagpur is located at 25°07′N 86°33′E / 25.12°N 86.55°E / 25.12; 86.55.[1] It has an average elevation of 48 metres (157 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kharagpur had a population of 26,910. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Kharagpur has an average literacy rate of 47%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 55%, and female literacy is 39%. In Kharagpur, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

River & Lake

Khargpur having one beautiful Lake known as Khargpur Lake.It is 3 km far from khargpur city in the west direction.

'Bhim Bandh'

This is tourist place for kharagpur hill area. Picnic spot in winter season and You can enjoy spring of hot water.

Kharagpur also has Rameshwar Kund, Kali Mandir which are places of tourist attraction. It is also said that when the King of Kharagpur - Raja Rahmad Ali,later known Raja Rahmad, when ate betel,it could be seen through his neck. He also made a Masjid there.There is one Mani river in Kharagpur, which never dries.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kharagpur
  2. ^ "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. 

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