Manjhanpur

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Manjhanpur
city
Manjhanpur is located in Uttar Pradesh
Manjhanpur
Manjhanpur
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°32′N 81°23′E / 25.53°N 81.38°E / 25.53; 81.38Coordinates: 25°32′N 81°23′E / 25.53°N 81.38°E / 25.53; 81.38
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Kaushambi
Elevation 90 m (300 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,150
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Manjhanpur is a town, nagar panchayat and district headquarters of Kaushambi district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Manjhanpur had a population of 14,150. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Manjhanpur has an average literacy rate of 55%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 64%, and female literacy is 44%. In Manjhanpur, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Manjhanpur
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
66%
Muslims
  
32%
Jains
  
1.4%
Others†
  
0.6%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

Place to visit[edit]

In Manjhanpur the Jain temple at Prabhasgiri, Kamasin Devi Temple at Gambheerapurab village, Durga Devi Temple,Baram Baba Temple in Village Selraha are visited by the devotees. A fair is held every year during Navratri.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.