Tarana (Madhya Pradesh)

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Tarana
city
Tarana is located in Madhya Pradesh
Tarana
Tarana
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 23°20′N 76°02′E / 23.33°N 76.03°E / 23.33; 76.03Coordinates: 23°20′N 76°02′E / 23.33°N 76.03°E / 23.33; 76.03
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Ujjain
Elevation 490 m (1,610 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 24,908
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Tarana is a town and a nagar panchayat in Ujjain district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Geography[edit]

Tarana is located at 23°20′N 76°02′E / 23.33°N 76.03°E / 23.33; 76.03.[2] It has an average elevation of 490 metres (1607 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Tarana had a population of 21,455. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Tarana has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 56%. In Tarana, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Climate[edit]

Tarana experiences typical climate conditions of the interior Indian subcontinent. The summer months (April–June) are harsh with temperatures reaching up to 45°C. In addition, hot winds (called loo) may blow in the afternoons, worsening the heat. The winter months (Nov.–Feb.) are pleasant and cool with daytime temperatures typically 20°C. The monsoon typically arrives in late June and the months of June till September receive moderate to heavy rainfall. There are periods of rainfall followed by long periods of bright sunshine and high humidity. The month of October generally is very warm and with high humidity.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.censusindia.gov.in/pca/SearchDetails.aspx?Id=494727
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Tarana
  3. ^ "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.