Salon, India

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Salon, India
Salon, India is located in Uttar Pradesh
Salon, India
Salon, India
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°02′N 81°27′E / 26.03°N 81.45°E / 26.03; 81.45Coordinates: 26°02′N 81°27′E / 26.03°N 81.45°E / 26.03; 81.45
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Amethi
Elevation 110 m (360 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 13,166
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Salon is a town and a Tehsil as well as Nagar Panchayat in Amethi district in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.


Salon is located at 26°02′N 81°27′E / 26.03°N 81.45°E / 26.03; 81.45.[1] It has an average elevation of 110 metres (360 feet). Salon has a rich history which is deeply entrenched in Sufi traditions , the Khanqah-i-Karimia is a spiritual center within the town.The Salon Bazaar is also a popular attraction for the adjoining villages.


As of 2001 India census,[2] Salon had a population of 13,166. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Salon has an average literacy rate of 50%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 57%, and female literacy is 41%. In Salon, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.