Marehra

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Marehra
Marahra
city
Marehra is located in Uttar Pradesh
Marehra
Marehra
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°45′N 78°34′E / 27.750°N 78.567°E / 27.750; 78.567Coordinates: 27°45′N 78°34′E / 27.750°N 78.567°E / 27.750; 78.567
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Etah
Population (2011)
 • Total 19,542
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 207401

Marehra, is a city and a municipal board in Etah district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Geography[edit]

Marehra is located at 27°27′N 78°20′E / 27.45°N 78.34°E / 27.45; 78.34. Marehra is 21.5 kilometres (13 mi) from the district headquarters Etah, 255 kilometres (158 mi) from the state capital Lucknow and 200 kilometres (124 mi) from the national capital Delhi. Other nearest and important cities for Marehra are Kasganj (15 km), Aligarh (60 km) and Agra (100 km).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census, Marehra had a population of 19,542.[1] Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Marehra has an average literacy rate of 51%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; male literacy is 60%, and female literacy is 40%. In Marehra, 15.7% of the population is under 6 years of age. Marehra is a state legislative assembly constituency of Uttar Pradesh. Marehra, also known as Marehra Shareef, is a noted pilgrimage site for Sunni Muslims.

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