Phulpur, Allahabad

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Phulpur, Allahabad
Phulpur
city
Phulpur, Allahabad is located in Uttar Pradesh
Phulpur, Allahabad
Phulpur, Allahabad
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°33′N 82°06′E / 25.55°N 82.10°E / 25.55; 82.10Coordinates: 25°33′N 82°06′E / 25.55°N 82.10°E / 25.55; 82.10
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Allahabad
Elevation 87 m (285 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 21,066
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Phulpur is a town and a nagar panchayat in Allahabad district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is known for being the Lok Sabha seat from which Jawaharlal Nehru got elected to the Indian Parliament. Phulpur gave the first Prime Minister to India.

Geography[edit]

Phulpur is located at 25°33′N 82°06′E / 25.55°N 82.10°E / 25.55; 82.10.[1] It has an average elevation of 87 metres (285 ft). The IST (Indian standard time) is calculated from Phulpur.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Phulpur had a population of 21,066. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Phulpur has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 49%. In Phulpur, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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.