Chandausi

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Chandausi
Developing Town
Nickname(s): Chand-si
Chandausi is located in Uttar Pradesh
Chandausi
Chandausi
Coordinates: 28°27′N 78°46′E / 28.45°N 78.77°E / 28.45; 78.77Coordinates: 28°27′N 78°46′E / 28.45°N 78.77°E / 28.45; 78.77
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Sambhal Earlier district-Moradabad
Elevation 284 m (932 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 114,384
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 244412
Vehicle registration UP 38

Chandausi is a city and a municipal board in Sambhal district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. The original name of the city was "Chaand Si", meaning "moon-like" (in Indian poetry the moon is considered to be beautiful). It has an average elevation of 284 metres (603 feet). It is 187.5 km from New Delhi.[1][2]

Education and technology[edit]

For more than five years, the city has also grown up in the field of Education and Technology.

City has a Major Degree College, many more Technical Colleges which educates to thousands of students every year.

Demographics[edit]

As per provisional data of 2011 census, Chandausi had a population of 1,14,254 out of which males were 60,238 and females were 54,016. The literacy rate was 72.63 percent.[3]

Religions in Chandausi
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
51%
Muslims
  
46%
Jains
  
0.4%
Others†
  
0.6%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

Transport[edit]

Chandausi railway station is on the Chandausi loop of Lucknow-Moradabad line.[4] A/C Bus services plying from Kaushambi Bus Depot, Gaziabad to Chandausi Depot under Uttar Pradesh State Transport Corporation UPSRTC with online booking facility on website : WWW.UPSRTC.COM

Climate[edit]

The climate of the area is similar to that of the Indo-Gangatic plain, with hot dry summers and cold winters and an average of 35 inches of rainfall.[citation needed]

  • Summer: 45.0 °C (max), 32.5 °C (min)
  • Winter: 28.5 °C (max), 1 °C (min)
  • Average rainfall: 1143 mm (per year)

Temples and Mosque[edit]

There are many temples in Chandausi. Chandausi is also called as " Mini Vrindavan" because you will find Temple at each 50 meters.

Bade Hanuman ji mandir is one of the oldest temples of the city. It is situated at Hanumanghari near Sita Ashram playground. It is the temple of Hanuman ji and is 400 years old. A huge crowd worships in this temple every Tuesday and Saturday as these days are the days of Lord Hanuman. The temple has idols of Shri Ram parivar, Shri krishna Parivar, Shiv Parivar, Goddess Durga, Lord Bhero ji, Lord Sai Baba etc. It is situated on a small hill (Teela) and has a cave under the Hanuman ji statue. This cave runs through a large area of the city.

Badi Masjid is one of the oldest mosque of the city. It is situated at F.R. Road near fountain chowk. There are many mosque which is ancient i.e. Jama Masjid near fish market, Lal masjid, Moti masjid, kacheri wali masjid, noori masjid, Sheikho wali masjid, Badi masjid raaz street.

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