Maharajpur, Madhya Pradesh

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Chhatarpur
city
Chhatarpur is located in Madhya Pradesh
Chhatarpur
Chhatarpur
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 22°36′N 80°22′E / 22.6°N 80.37°E / 22.6; 80.37Coordinates: 22°36′N 80°22′E / 22.6°N 80.37°E / 22.6; 80.37
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Chhatarpur
Elevation 452 m (1,483 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 21,532
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Maharajpur is a town and a nagar panchayat in Chhatarpur district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Betel leaf cultivation is one of the major source of revenue.

Geography[edit]

Chhatarpur is located at 22°36′N 80°22′E / 22.6°N 80.37°E / 22.6; 80.37.[1] It has an average elevation of 452 metres (1482 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Maharajpur had a population of 21,532. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Maharajpur has an average literacy rate of 53%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 63%, and female literacy is 43%. In Maharajpur, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

People[edit]

The current MLA from Maharajpur is Bhanwar Raja (Manvendra Singh) who fought from independent seat and won. Later on become ally of BJP. Previously it was a OBC seat and Ram Prasad Ahirawr was former MLA.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Maharajpur
  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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