Tekanpur, India

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Tekanpur
city
Tekanpur is located in Madhya Pradesh
Tekanpur
Tekanpur
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°59′N 78°16′E / 25.98°N 78.27°E / 25.98; 78.27Coordinates: 25°59′N 78°16′E / 25.98°N 78.27°E / 25.98; 78.27
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Gwalior
Elevation 190 m (620 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,819
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Tekanpur is a census town in Gwalior district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The town is also home to the Border Security Force Academy[1] where the Assistant Commandants and the Sub-Inspectors of various Central Police Forces of India are trained.

Geography[edit]

Tekanpur is located at 25°59′N 78°16′E / 25.98°N 78.27°E / 25.98; 78.27.[2] It has an average elevation of 190 metres (623 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Tekanpur had a population of 12,819. Males constitute 67% of the population and females 33%. Tekanpur has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 87%, and female literacy is 60%. In Tekanpur, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BSF Academy, Tekanpur
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Tekanpur
  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.