Morar Cantonment

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Morar Cantonment
city
Morar Cantonment is located in Madhya Pradesh
Morar Cantonment
Morar Cantonment
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°14′15″N 78°13′50″E / 26.23750°N 78.23056°E / 26.23750; 78.23056Coordinates: 26°14′15″N 78°13′50″E / 26.23750°N 78.23056°E / 26.23750; 78.23056
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Gwalior
Area
 • Total 59 km2 (23 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,23,673
 • Rank 193
 • Density 3,800/km2 (9,800/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Morar Cantonment is a cantonment town in Gwalior district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Morar Cantonment had a population of 2,23,673. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Morar Cantonment has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 87%, and female literacy is 69%. In Morar 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Gwalior Military Station[edit]

Morar Cantonment is home to several units of the Indian Army. There are a number of static and mobile units housed within its confines. It also has a Military Hospital, Station Headquarters and other fixed assets like a stadium (Baaz Stadium) and movie theater (Baaz Cinema). There is now an SBI ATM and an Ice Cream Parlour as well (at Baaz Stadium).

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.