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Nickname(s): SRK
Saurikh is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°01′55″N 79°29′20″E / 27.032°N 79.489°E / 27.032; 79.489Coordinates: 27°01′55″N 79°29′20″E / 27.032°N 79.489°E / 27.032; 79.489
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Kannauj
Elevation 151 m (495 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 25,155
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration UP-74

Saurikh is a tehsil and a nagar panchayat in Kannauj district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.[1] Its old name was Sau-Rishi.


About Saurikh TehsilSaurikh is a Tehsil in Kannauj District of Uttar Pradesh State, India. Saurikh Tehsil Headquarters is Saurikh Rural town . It belongs to Kanpur Division . It is located 51 KM towards west from District head quarters Kannauj. 171 KM from State capital Lucknow towards East .Saurikh Tehsil is bounded by by Chhibramau Tehsil towards North , Haseran Tehsil towards South , Talgram Tehsil towards East , Erwa Katra Tehsil towards South . Sikanderpur City , Achhalda City , Bharthana City , Fatehgarh City are the nearby Cities to Saurikh.It is in the 7 m elevation(altitude) . This Place is in the border of the Kannauj District and Auraiya District. Auraiya District Erwa Katra is South towards this place . Also it is in the Border of other district Mainpuri .Kannauj (Kanauj) , Bithur , Kanpur (Cawnpore) , Naimisharanya , Lucknow (Awadh) are the near by Important tourist destinations to see.

As of 2001 India census,[2] Saurikh had 5 sq/km area housing a population of 25155. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Saurikh has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 63%, and female literacy is 51%.

In Saurikh, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age. The population is 50% Kshatriya, Gadariya and Yadav's, with shakya, Baniya and Muslims also present.

Nearby districts[edit]

saurikh to sakrawa 11 km sakrawa to shakyoday nagar 0.5km saurikh to mahadiura 28km