Anoopgarh, chugher(old name)
Anoopgarh fort is located in the town of Anupgarh.
|• Total||4.68 km2 (1.81 sq mi)|
|Elevation||155 m (509 ft)|
|• Other commonly used||Rajasthani, Punjabi|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|ISO 3166 code||RJ-IN|
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.
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. In 2001 in Anoopgarh, 15.6% of the population was under six years of age. The majority of the population in Anoopgarh speaks the Punjabi, Hindi and Rajasthani language.
- Singh, Rajvi Amar (1992). Mediaeval History of Rajasthan: Western Rajasthan. Bikaner, Rajasthan, India: Singh. p. 347. OCLC 29798320.
- "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.
- "Website of Anupgarh beeo office".
- "Official web site of Sri Ganganagar". Archived from the original on 2012-01-19.
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