Bhinga

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Bhinga
भिंगा
nagar panchayat
Bhinga is located in Uttar Pradesh
Bhinga
Bhinga
Bhinga is located in India
Bhinga
Bhinga
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°43′N 81°56′E / 27.72°N 81.93°E / 27.72; 81.93Coordinates: 27°43′N 81°56′E / 27.72°N 81.93°E / 27.72; 81.93
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Shravasti
Elevation 120 m (390 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 20,400
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration UP 46
Website up.gov.in

Bhinga is a town, nagar panchayat and district headquarters of Shravasti district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.46

Geography[edit]

Bhinga is located at 27°43′N 81°56′E / 27.72°N 81.93°E / 27.72; 81.93.[1] It has an average elevation of 120 metres (393 feet).

Shravasti shares its border with Balrampur district, Gonda district and Bahraich district and nabouring nation Nepal. Bhinga, the district headquarters of Shravasti, is approximately 175 kilometres away from the state capital, Lucknow. Shravasti, located on the northeastern border of Uttar Pradesh, is close to River Rapti.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Bhinga had a population of 20,400. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Bhinga has an average literacy rate of 45%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 53% and female literacy of 37%. 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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