Dadri

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Dadri
Town
Skyline of Dadri
Dadri is located in Uttar Pradesh
Dadri
Dadri
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Dadri is located in India
Dadri
Dadri
Dadri (India)
Dadri is located in Asia
Dadri
Dadri
Dadri (Asia)
Coordinates: 28°33′00″N 77°33′11″E / 28.550°N 77.553°E / 28.550; 77.553Coordinates: 28°33′00″N 77°33′11″E / 28.550°N 77.553°E / 28.550; 77.553
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictGautam Buddha Nagar District
Elevation
216 m (709 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total91,189
Language
 • OfficialHindi[1]
 • Additional officialUrdu[1]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationUP-16

Dadri is a town and a municipal board in Gautam Buddha Nagar District in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Dadri Railway Station is a complex yard in North Central Railway spread over six kilometers on busiest route of Delhi-Howrah Section of Indian Railways and also having connectivity with National Thermal Power Corporation Power Plant and Container Depot.[2]

Geography[edit]

Dadri is located at 28°33′00″N 77°33′11″E / 28.550°N 77.553°E / 28.550; 77.553. It has an average elevation of 216 metres (709 ft).

Wetlands[edit]

Large swathes of Dadri have been classified as a wetland and is home to Blackbuck and Nilgai.[3] It is also home to a significant population of migratory birds coming from as far as Siberia and Europe.[4]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[5] Dadri had a population of 57,457. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Dadri has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80% and, female literacy is 68%. In Dadri, 18% of the population is under 5 years of age.

Religions in Dadri
Religion Percent
Hindus
64.16%
Muslims
35.22%
Jains
0.5%
Others†
0.5%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "52nd REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR LINGUISTIC MINORITIES IN INDIA" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  2. ^ "The mobility in Train Operations on the busiest route of Delhi Howrah section of Indian Railway network gets a boost with the commissioning of Electronic Interlocking & massive Yard Remodeling commissioned at Dadri". pib.nic.in. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  3. ^ Das, Ayaskant (23 May 2013). "Explain damage to Dadri wetlands". Times of India. Retrieved 26 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Dadri 'wetland' puts Ansals, UP govt in hot spot". Business Standard. 7 February 2012. Retrieved 26 August 2014.
  5. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.

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