Bilaspur, Haryana

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Bilaspur
township
Aerial view of Bilaspur, Haryana
Aerial view of Bilaspur, Haryana
Bilaspur is located in Haryana
Bilaspur
Bilaspur
Location in Haryana, India
Bilaspur is located in India
Bilaspur
Bilaspur
Bilaspur (India)
Coordinates: 30°19′N 77°19′E / 30.32°N 77.32°E / 30.32; 77.32Coordinates: 30°19′N 77°19′E / 30.32°N 77.32°E / 30.32; 77.32
Country  India
State Haryana
District Yamunanagar
Elevation 274 m (899 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,620
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-HR
Vehicle registration HR-71
Website haryana.gov.in

Bilaspur is a census town and block headquarter in Yamunanagar District in the state of Haryana, India.[1] It takes its name from the corrupted form of "Vyas Puri", as it was the ashram of Ved Vyasa rishi where he wrote the Mahabharta on the banks of Sarasvati river near Adi Badri where Sarasvati river leaves Himalayas and enters the plains.[2] On Jagadhari road lies another popular religious site of Kapal Mochan.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Bilaspur had a population of 9620. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Bilaspur has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 69% and female literacy of 61%. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bilaspur". 2011 Census of India. Government of India. Archived from the original on 18 October 2017. Retrieved 18 October 2017. 
  2. ^ Sarasvati Sodh Sansthan Publications 2015
  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.