Madhupur, Deoghar

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Madhupur
मधुपुर
city
Madhupur is located in Jharkhand
Madhupur
Madhupur
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 24°15′N 86°39′E / 24.25°N 86.65°E / 24.25; 86.65Coordinates: 24°15′N 86°39′E / 24.25°N 86.65°E / 24.25; 86.65
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Deoghar
Elevation 228 m (748 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 200,000
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 815353
Telephone code 06438

Madhupur is a city and a municipality in Deoghar district in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It is a subdivisional town.

Geography[edit]

Madhupur is located at 24°15′N 86°39′E / 24.25°N 86.65°E / 24.25; 86.65.[1] It has an average elevation of 228 metres (748 ft). Madhupur is surrounded by two monsoon rivers, Patro Nadi and Jaynti Nadi.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Madhupur had a population of 47,349. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%.

Madhupur has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 71%, and female literacy is 54%. In Madhupur, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education[edit]

Madhupur is surrounded by beauty of nature river, hills greenery and nice people of Madhupur. madhupur city is very clean and it has many good educational institutes like Shalom School, Madhusthali Vidyapeeth, Carmel School Madhupur, Saraswati Shishu Mandir,MLG High School and only play school in Madhupur for kids Madhur Bachpan Academy Patharchapti. Madhupur city has only one college by the name of Madhupur College Madhupur (SKM University).

Dairy Farming[edit]

Madhupur is a good quality milk hub since many years. More than 60% milk goes to the near by towns like Giridih, Deoghar, Jamtara, and Asansol. Also the conditions of milkmen in the town is not up to the mark. Madhupur, not being a very large market for all the dairy products, so they are often also sold to the nearby district towns.

Transport[edit]

Main article: Madhupur Junction

Madhupur Junction is connected by road and rail to metropolitan areas of India. Delhi-Kolkata Main Line via Mugalsarai-Patna route. Giridih district headquarters is connected to the Indian Railway network through the Madhupur-Giridih Local train on the Madhupur Giridih Rail Line. It is well connected by road from Giridih and Deoghar.

Politics[edit]

Falls under Godda Constituency and madhupur itself is a legislative assembly area (seat).

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