Puranpur

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Puranpur
Puranpur sandhwal
Puranpur is located in Uttar Pradesh
Puranpur
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 28°31′N 80°09′E / 28.52°N 80.15°E / 28.52; 80.15Coordinates: 28°31′N 80°09′E / 28.52°N 80.15°E / 28.52; 80.15
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Pilibhit
Elevation 180 m (590 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 37,193
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 262122
Telephone code 5880

Puranpur Hindi: पूरनपुर (Punjabi: ਪੂਰਨਪੁਰ ) is a town and a municipal board in Pilibhit district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. After independence and Partition of India the large numbers of Sikhs migrated and settled in the Puranpur Region. Due to dense Sikh population and their lifestyle, The area is also known as Mini Punjab as after Partition of India in 1947.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Puranpur had a population of 37,233. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Puranpur has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average rate of 59.5% in which male literacy is 61%, and female literacy is 46%. In Puranpur, 15% of the population is under 6 years old.

Language Spoken[edit]

NGO List[edit]

  • Turquoise Wildlife Conservation Society (TWCS)President : Akhtar Mian Khan

TWCS society working for TIGER PROTECTION in this area

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.