Sonkatch

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Sonkatch
city
Sonkatch is located in Madhya Pradesh
Sonkatch
Sonkatch
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 22°58′24″N 76°21′13″E / 22.97333°N 76.35361°E / 22.97333; 76.35361Coordinates: 22°58′24″N 76°21′13″E / 22.97333°N 76.35361°E / 22.97333; 76.35361
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Dewas
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,543
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Sonkatch is a town and a Nagar panchayat in Dewas district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Demographics[edit]

At the 2001 India census,[1] Sonkatch had a population of 15,543. Males constituted 51% of the population and females 49%. Sonkatch had an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 77%, and female literacy was 61%. In Sonkatch, 15% of the population were under 6 years of age.

Sonkatch is located on the bank of the Kalisindh river on the NH-86 Indore - Bhopal road. It is 70 km from Indore, 33 km from Dewas, 70 km from Ujjain and 118 km from Bhopal.

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.