Sarai Mir

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Sarai Mir
city
Sarai Mir is located in Uttar Pradesh
Sarai Mir
Sarai Mir
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°01′N 82°55′E / 26.017°N 82.917°E / 26.017; 82.917Coordinates: 26°01′N 82°55′E / 26.017°N 82.917°E / 26.017; 82.917
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Azamgarh
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,526
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Sarai Mir is a town and a Nagar Panchayat in Azamgarh district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is well known in the Islamic educational circles because of existence of many big and small madrasas such as Madrasatul Islah in north east & Madrasa Baitul Uloom in west while the Faizul Uloom is located in south east. Madrasatul Islah was founded in 1908 by Maulana Muhammad Shafi and, in particular, was led by Imam Hamiduddin Farahi from 1925 until 1930.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Sarai Mir had a population of 15,526. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Sarai Mir has an average literacy rate of 58%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 64%, and female literacy is 52%. In Sarai Mir, 21% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Saraimeer
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
33%
Muslims
  
66%
Jains
  
0.5%
Others†
  
0.5%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

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.