Zirakpur

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Zirakpur
town
Punjab
Zirakpur
Zirakpur
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 30°39′N 76°49′E / 30.65°N 76.82°E / 30.65; 76.82Coordinates: 30°39′N 76°49′E / 30.65°N 76.82°E / 30.65; 76.82
Country  India
State Punjab
Elevation 350 m (1,150 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 95,553
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 140603
Telephone code +91-1762-XXX XXX
Vehicle registration PB-65
Website www.zirakpuronline.com

Zirakpur is a growing town near Chandigarh.

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As per the 2001 India census,[2] Zirakpur had a population of 25,006. Males constitute 57% of the population and females 43%. Zirakpur has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 56%. In Zirakpur, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. Majority of the population is Sikh. Members of other religions are also present.

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