Mohpa

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Mohpa
town
Mohpa is located in Maharashtra
Mohpa
Mohpa
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 21°18′34″N 78°49′49″E / 21.30944°N 78.83028°E / 21.30944; 78.83028Coordinates: 21°18′34″N 78°49′49″E / 21.30944°N 78.83028°E / 21.30944; 78.83028
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Nagpur
Taluka Kalameshwar
Area[1]
 • Total 5.18 km2 (2.00 sq mi)
Elevation 351 m (1,152 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 7,066
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Mohpa is a town with a municipal council in Nagpur district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Although physically located within Kalmeshwar taluka, it is not subject to taluka governance.

Geography[edit]

Mohpa is located on a tributary of the Chandrabhaga River.[2] It is 13 kilometres (8 mi) north-west of Kalmeshwar and 34 kilometres (21 mi) north-west of Nagpur. It has an average elevation of 351 metres (1151 feet).

History[edit]

Before 1955, Mohpa was a panchayat village,[1] but it was given municipal status that year,[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Mohpa had a population of 7,066.[4] Males constituted 51% of the population and females 49%. Mohpa had an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 81%, and female literacy was 66%. In Mohpa, 11% of the population was under 6 years of age.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Municipalities". Nagpur District Gazetteer. 1966. Archived from the original on 10 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "Mohpa Town". Nagpur District Gazetteer. 1908. Archived from the original on 10 April 2009. 
  3. ^ Vide notification No. 1482-7825-M-B, 23 March 1955
  4. ^ "2001 Alphabetical List of Towns and Their Population: Maharashtra". Archived from the original on 24 November 2007. 
  5. ^ "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. 
  6. ^ 2001 Census Town Code = 40921000; 2011 Census Town Code = 802704