Nandgaon, Uttar Pradesh

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Nandgaon
city
Nandgaon is located in Uttar Pradesh
Nandgaon
Nandgaon
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°43′N 77°23′E / 27.72°N 77.38°E / 27.72; 77.38Coordinates: 27°43′N 77°23′E / 27.72°N 77.38°E / 27.72; 77.38
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Mathura
Elevation 184 m (604 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,956
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Nandgaon is a town and a nagar panchayat in Mathura district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Geography[edit]

Nandgaon is located at 27°43′N 77°23′E / 27.72°N 77.38°E / 27.72; 77.38.[1] It has an average elevation of 184 metres (603 feet). The Nandgaon has an ancient water body Paawan Sarovar, this ancient site has been restored by The Braj Foundation

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Nandgaon had a population of 9956. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Nandgaon has an average literacy rate of 45%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 59%, and female literacy is 29%. In Nandgaon, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Culture[edit]

Lath mar Holi inside Krishna temple, Nandgaon

Nandgaon is a religious place due to its association with the lord Krishna. It is believed that Krishna spent his childhood here and a few traces of his childhood which are mentioned in the Granthas are found here.Guru of Lord krishna sandalya muni worship the lord before the born of lord krishna. Now which place(moutain)is situated Nandgaon Temple. That is temple the family of Lord Krishna,

References[edit]

Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.