Baraut

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Baraut
बडौत
City
Office of Baraut Municipality
Office of Baraut Municipality
Baraut is located in Uttar Pradesh
Baraut
Baraut
Baraut is located in India
Baraut
Baraut
Coordinates: 29°10′02″N 77°26′29″E / 29.16722°N 77.44139°E / 29.16722; 77.44139Coordinates: 29°10′02″N 77°26′29″E / 29.16722°N 77.44139°E / 29.16722; 77.44139
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Division Meerut
District Baghpat
Government
 • Body Municipal Corporation
 • Chairman K.P. Malik
Area
 • Total 10.36 km2 (4.00 sq mi)
Elevation 231 m (758 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 102,733
Languages
 • Official Hindi, English
 • Regional Khari Boli
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 250611
Telephone code 91-1234 xxx xxx
Vehicle registration UP-17 xxxx
Sex ratio 53% /47%
Literacy rate 65%

Baraut is a small city and municipal board in Baghpat district, Uttar Pradesh, India, just 55 kilometres (34 mi) from the national capital and falling within the National Capital Region. Previously, Baraut was within Meerut district until Baghpat district was split off from Meerut.

Geography[edit]

Baraut is located at 29°36′N 77°10′E / 29.6°N 77.16°E / 29.6; 77.16, covering an area of 10.36 square kilometres (4.00 sq mi) and lying between the Ganga and Yamuna river plains. Its average elevation is 231 m (758 feet). Baraut is served by two state highways, SH-57 & SH-82.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 India census, urban Baraut has an estimated population of 150,992, of which 80,570 (53%) are male and 70,422 (47%) are female. Urban Baraut has an average literacy rate of 65%, which is lower than the national average of 74%, with 72% of males and 57% of females being literate. The census also showed that 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.[1]

Education[edit]

Baraut city is a major centre of education.

Jat College, on Link Road, is managed by Jat Shiksha Sabha, a registered society established in 1920. First established as a high school in 1917, in 1949 it became an undergraduate—and in 1956, a graduate—college giving instruction in agriculture, arts, science, and education.

DIET (District Institute for Education and Training) was established by the education deptartment of Uttar Pradesh in Baraut city, at Barka Road.

Digambar Jain College, started by the Gangaram Kishorilal Jain family. In Baraut city all the courses are available up to the research level especially in the field of agriculture. Jain Polytechnic is known for its technical education.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Primary Census Abstract: Uttar Pradesh state, Baghpat district". Census of India. Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. 2011. Retrieved 13 October 2014.  URL doesn't link to specific page.

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