Azmatgarh

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Azmatgarh
city
Azmatgarh is located in Uttar Pradesh
Azmatgarh
Azmatgarh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°09′58″N 83°22′01″E / 26.16611°N 83.36694°E / 26.16611; 83.36694Coordinates: 26°09′58″N 83°22′01″E / 26.16611°N 83.36694°E / 26.16611; 83.36694
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Azamgarh
Named for Azmat
Government
 • Chairman Neetu Jaiswal Cong
Area
 • Total 122 km2 (47 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 13,483
 • Density 536/km2 (1,390/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi Bhojpuri
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 276124
Area code(s) 05462
Vehicle registration UP 50

Azmatgarh is a town and a nagar panchayat in Azamgarh district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Festivals[edit]

Common Indian Festivals such as Holi, Diwali, Durga Puja, Vijayadashami, Eid are celebrated with great pomp and show in the city.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Azmatgarh had the population of 11101, but as per the UP government website Azmatgarh had population of 13,483 . Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Azmatgarh has an average literacy rate of 72%, lower than the national average of 75.5%; with 85% of the males and 70% of females literate. 21% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Azmatgarh
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
76%
Muslims
  
23%
Jains
  
0.5%
Others†
  
0.5%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Festivals in Lucknow". Lucknow. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  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.