Kumher

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Kumher
city
Kumher is located in Rajasthan
Kumher
Kumher
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 27°19′N 77°22′E / 27.32°N 77.37°E / 27.32; 77.37Coordinates: 27°19′N 77°22′E / 27.32°N 77.37°E / 27.32; 77.37
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Bharatpur
Area
 • Total 5,566 km2 (2,149 sq mi)
Elevation 176 m (577 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 30,500
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 321201
Telephone code 11000
Vehicle registration 05
Sex ratio 1000:989 /

Kumher is a historical city and municipality in the Bharatpur district of Rajasthan, India. It was founded by a Jat chieftain Kumbh.

Geography[edit]

Kumher is located at 27°19′N 77°22′E / 27.32°N 77.37°E / 27.32; 77.37.[1] It has an average elevation of 176 metres (577 feet). Kumher is also the birthplace of the illustrious Arya Samaji Vedic and Ayurvedic scholar, Pt. Satyendranath Vaidya (1902–1982).Gopal Oil & Flour Mills,famous for ethical values of its promoter's family,producer of "SETHJI BRAND" Mustard oil, is situated at Kumher. "SURYA MEDICAL'S CHEMIST & DRUGIST" is the famous Pharmacy all over the place and The owner (Mr. Surya prakash Arya) of the pharmacy were elected National Council Member from Pharmacy Council of India,New Delhi (2007-2012). Mr.Arya achieved various award and also represent India from delegation of Pharmacy Council of India in Australiya and Singapore in the 2009.

Demographics[edit]

At the time of the 2001 India census,[2] Kumher had a population of 30,500. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Kumher has an average literacy rate of 84%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 95%, and female literacy is 75%. In Kumher, 90% of the population is under 6 years of age. Famous Kishori Mahals (Palaces), Jal Mahal's are in Kumher. Kumher is also part of Braj Bhumi includes Govardhan Parikrima and Punchri Ka Lotha. Famous Temples in Kumer are Satya Narain Mandir, Hanuman Mandir, Jaharbir Baba Mandir, Guru Gorakh Nath Mandir, Shaktidhaam Mandir, Man Santoshi Mandir, Man Jwala Devi Mandir, Shri Ganeshji Mandir.Luxminarain Mandir, Tapsi wale Hanuman Mandir.

Banking[edit]

There are branches of some nationalised banks in Kumher, and also has the automated teller machineof TWO PNB, SBI, uco bank & Axis Bank .Banks having their branches at Kumher are Punjab National Bank, SBBJ, UCO Bank,ABAG Bank, & Axis bank.

References[edit]

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