Sahawar

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Sahawar Town
Town
Sahawar Town is located in Uttar Pradesh
Sahawar Town
Sahawar Town
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°48′N 78°51′E / 27.8°N 78.85°E / 27.8; 78.85Coordinates: 27°48′N 78°51′E / 27.8°N 78.85°E / 27.8; 78.85
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Kasganj
Elevation 176 m (577 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 20,457
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 207245
Telephone code 05744
Vehicle registration UP87

Sahawar is a town and a nagar panchayat, as well as Tehsil in Kasganj district in the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh. Previously, it was part of district Etah.

Geography[edit]

Sahawar is located at 27°48′N 78°51′E / 27.8°N 78.85°E / 27.8; 78.85.[1] It has an average elevation of 176 metres (577 feet). It is co-community town. A famous Masjid, 700 years old Jama Masjid along with Dargah named Mamu Bhanje and Radha Krishna Mandir located in the city. Sahawar Town is second railway station en route Kasganj to Farrukhabad and Kanpur. The famous temples are Gaama Devi Temple,Devi Durga Temple, Shivalaya Temple and Famous Dargahs are Ramzan Shah Baba, Sufi Shah. This town is almost 100kms away from famous cities Bareilly, Khair, Agra, Aligarh, Mathura and 250kms From National Capital New Delhi & State Capital Lucknow. It is just 12kms away from famous religious town Soron.

Education[edit]

There are two degree colleges for higher education- Sir M U Degree College and Dr Rishikant Siddhartha Mahavidyalaya. The colleges have B.A, B.Sc, B.Ed and other courses. Institutes for Higher secondary education:- Sahawar Bal Vidya Peeth junior high school, Shri Gandhi Inter college, Islamia Inter College, Green wood public school, C.P.V.public School.CBSE Pattern,S.D.S .Public school with CBSE Pattern.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Sahawar had a population of 20,457. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Sahawar has an average literacy rate of 35%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 42%, and female literacy is 28%. In Sahawar, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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