Kheri

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Kheri Town
city
Kheri Town is located in Uttar Pradesh
Kheri Town
Kheri Town
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°54′N 80°48′E / 27.9°N 80.8°E / 27.9; 80.8Coordinates: 27°54′N 80°48′E / 27.9°N 80.8°E / 27.9; 80.8
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Kheri
Elevation 148 m (486 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 25,017
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
For the district, see Lakhimpur Kheri

Kheri is a town and a Nagar Panchayat in Lakhimpur Kheri district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

History[edit]

According to the 1908 British publication "The Imperial Gazetteer of India" & Its famous because of its Royal Fort Situated in middle of the town.(volume: XV):

[S. H. Butler, Settlement Report (1901) ; H. R. Nevill, District Gazetteer (1905).]

Kherl Town (Khiri). — Town in the Lakhlmpur tahsil of Kherl District, United Provinces, situated in 27° 54' N. and 8o c 48' E., on the Lucknow-Bareilly State Railway. Population (1901), 6,223. Kheri is a place of some antiquity, and contains a tine tomb built over the remains of Saiyid Khurd, who died in 1563. It is administered under Act XX of 1856, with an income of about Rs. 800. Though giving its name to the District, it is of small importance. A daily market is held, and the town contains a branch of the American Methodist Mission and a school with 144 pupils. [1]

Geography[edit]

Kheri is located at 27°54′N 80°48′E / 27.9°N 80.8°E / 27.9; 80.8.[2] It has an average elevation of 148 metres (485 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Kheri had a population of 25,017. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Kheri has an average literacy rate of 43%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 48%, and female literacy is 37%. In Kheri, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Kheri
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
33%
Muslims
  
66%
Jains
  
0.5%
Others†
  
0.5%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henry Frowde. The Imperial Gazetteer of India, Vol. XII. Published under the authority of the Secretary of State for India in Council. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1908.
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kheri
  3. ^ "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.