Anupgarh

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Anupgarh

Anoopgarh, chugher(old name)
Town
Anoopgarh fort
Anoopgarh fort is located in the town of Anupgarh.
Nickname(s): 
APH
Anupgarh is located in Rajasthan
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Anupgarh
Location in map
Anupgarh is located in India
Anupgarh
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Anupgarh (India)
Coordinates: 29°11′22″N 73°12′30″E / 29.18944°N 73.20833°E / 29.18944; 73.20833Coordinates: 29°11′22″N 73°12′30″E / 29.18944°N 73.20833°E / 29.18944; 73.20833
CountryIndia
StateRajasthan
DistrictAnupgarh
Area
 • Total4.68 km2 (1.81 sq mi)
Elevation
155 m (509 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total30,877
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
 • Other commonly usedRajasthani, Punjabi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
335701
Telephone code01498
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ13

Anoopgarh is a town in the Sri Ganganagar District state of Rajasthan, India. It is the headquarters town for Anoopgarh.

Geography[edit]

Ghaggar river, near Anoopgarh, in the month of September.

Anoopgarh/Anupgarh has an average elevation of 155 metres (508 feet), and is very close to the border with Pakistan. The fort at Anoopgarh was built about 1689 by the Mughal governor to help suppress the local Bhati Rajputs who were rebelling.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2001 India census, the town of Anoopgarh had a population of 29,548. Males constituted 54% of the population and females 46%. Anoopgarh had an average literacy rate of 61.2%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 67.3% of the males and 54.0% of females literate.[2] In 2001 in Anoopgarh, 15.6% of the population was under six years of age.[2] The majority of the population in Anoopgarh speaks the Punjabi, Hindi and Rajasthani language.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Singh, Rajvi Amar (1992). Mediaeval History of Rajasthan: Western Rajasthan. Bikaner, Rajasthan, India: Singh. p. 347. OCLC 29798320.
  2. ^ a b "Table-3: Population, population in the age group 0-6 and literates by sex - Cities/Towns (in alphabetic order): 2001". Office of the Registrar General, India. Archived from the original on 4 April 2002.

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