Anjad

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Anjad
अंजड़
Town
Anjad is located in Madhya Pradesh
Anjad
Anjad
Anjad is located in India
Anjad
Anjad
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 22°02′N 75°03′E / 22.03°N 75.05°E / 22.03; 75.05Coordinates: 22°02′N 75°03′E / 22.03°N 75.05°E / 22.03; 75.05
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Barwani
Area
 • Total 10 km2 (4 sq mi)
Elevation 151 m (495 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 38,138
 • Density 3,800/km2 (9,900/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-MP
Vehicle registration MP

Anjad is a town and a nagar parishad in Barwani district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Geography[edit]

Anjad is located in the Narmada Valley, at 22°02′N 75°03′E / 22.03°N 75.05°E / 22.03; 75.05.[1] It has an average elevation of 151 metres (495 feet). There is one beautiful ancient temple "Nagari mata" also it situated on top of the valley in right corner of Anjad town. Two other temple is Gayatri Temple and Saibaba Temple (Chota shirdi). Its distance from Barwani is 16 km and from Indore is 130 km. Pancha Mukhi Hanuman temple is also a very famous temple of Anjad. It has an ancient River Bhagwati nadi today it is known as Bhongli nadi.and tehsil of Barwani district.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Anjad had a population of 50,000. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%.

Anjad has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 59.5%, with 58% of the males and 42% of females literate. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age. There are 2 government higher secondary schools and 2 CBSE board schools called Anjad Public School and Saket International school. There are many MP board English medium schools as well.

This area is mainly known for Cotton, Soybean, Corn, Vegetables and Chilly cultivation. Majority of the population is engaged in trading and agriculture related activities.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Anjad, India". fallingrain.com. 
  2. ^ "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.