Kadaura

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Kadaura
कदौरा
town
Kadaura is located in Uttar Pradesh
Kadaura
Kadaura
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°59′N 79°51′E / 25.98°N 79.85°E / 25.98; 79.85Coordinates: 25°59′N 79°51′E / 25.98°N 79.85°E / 25.98; 79.85
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Jalaun
Elevation 123 m (404 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,658
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 285203
Telephone code 05164
Vehicle registration UP 92

Kadaura is a town and a Nagar Panchayat in Jalaun District in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. In British India Kadaura was the capital of a princely state which had been granted an 11-gun salute.

History[edit]

Main article: Baoni State

During the British Raj era, Kadaura was the capital of Baoni State. It was one of several princely states of the Bundelkhand Agency and was ruled by descendants of the Asaf Jahi ruling family of former Hyderabad State.[1]

Geography[edit]

Kadaura is located at 25°59′N 79°51′E / 25.98°N 79.85°E / 25.98; 79.85.[2] It has an average elevation of 9124 metres (30406 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Kadaura had a population of 12,658. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Kadaura has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 65%, and female literacy is 48%. In Kadaura, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age. Kadaura market is small.

Cuisine[edit]

The main cuisine eaten here is Rice, Daal and Roti.

Culture[edit]

Culture is mainly Muslim, owing to its past of being a Muslim State, although Hindus live in equal peace and harmony.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baoni Princely State
  2. ^ Mohit Kumar Gupta
  3. ^ "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.