Meru, Hazaribagh

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Meru
city
Meru is located in Jharkhand
Meru
Meru
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 24°1′46″N 85°27′26″E / 24.02944°N 85.45722°E / 24.02944; 85.45722Coordinates: 24°1′46″N 85°27′26″E / 24.02944°N 85.45722°E / 24.02944; 85.45722
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Hazaribagh
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,547
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 825317
Telephone code 06546

Meru is a census town in Hazaribagh district in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It is located on the Hazaribagh- Bagodar road (National Highway 100).

Geography[edit]

It is located at 24°1′46″N 85°27′26″E / 24.02944°N 85.45722°E / 24.02944; 85.45722.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Meru had a population of 8,547. Males constitute 66% of the population and females 34%. Meru has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 86%, and female literacy is 55%. In Meru, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

BSF Centre[edit]

Meru has a BSF training centre and school for advance training of counter insurgency, counter terrorism and bomb disposal.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://wikimapia.org/#lat=24.0295324&lon=85.4574537&z=16&l=0&m=a&v=2 Wikimapia
  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. 
  3. ^ "Excellence tag for BSF training centre". The Telegraph, 13 September 2009. Retrieved 2010-04-17. 

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