Farah, India

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Farah
Town
Farah Devi Mata
Farah Devi Mata
Farah is located in Uttar Pradesh
Farah
Farah
Farah is located in India
Farah
Farah
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°20′N 77°46′E / 27.33°N 77.77°E / 27.33; 77.77Coordinates: 27°20′N 77°46′E / 27.33°N 77.77°E / 27.33; 77.77
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Mathura
Elevation 172 m (564 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,199
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website www.npfarah.in

Farah is a town and a nagar panchayat in Mathura district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Education[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Farah had a population of 8,199. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Farah has an average literacy rate of 52%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 61%, and female literacy is 41%. In Farah, 20% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Climate[edit]

Farah features a semiarid climate that borders on a humid subtropical climate. The town features mild winters, hot and dry summers and a monsoon season. However the monsoons, though substantial in Farah, are not quite as heavy as the monsoon in other parts of India. This is a primary factor in Farah featuring a semiarid climate as opposed to a humid subtropical climate.

Climate data for Farah, India
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 22.3
(72.1)
25.5
(77.9)
31.9
(89.4)
37.9
(100.2)
41.7
(107.1)
40.7
(105.3)
35.3
(95.5)
33.2
(91.8)
34.0
(93.2)
34.0
(93.2)
29.2
(84.6)
23.9
(75)
32.47
(90.44)
Average low °C (°F) 7.7
(45.9)
10.3
(50.5)
15.4
(59.7)
21.5
(70.7)
26.5
(79.7)
28.9
(84)
26.8
(80.2)
25.7
(78.3)
24.3
(75.7)
19.1
(66.4)
12.5
(54.5)
8.2
(46.8)
18.91
(66.03)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 13.3
(0.524)
17.7
(0.697)
9.1
(0.358)
6.7
(0.264)
11.9
(0.469)
55.7
(2.193)
203.3
(8.004)
241.1
(9.492)
128.5
(5.059)
25.2
(0.992)
4.3
(0.169)
6.0
(0.236)
722.8
(28.457)
Average rainy days 1.9 1.7 1.7 1.3 2.3 4.7 13.8 14.9 7.7 1.5 0.8 1.0 53.3
Source: World Meteorological Organization.[2]

Geography[edit]

Farah is located at 27°20′N 77°46′E / 27.33°N 77.77°E / 27.33; 77.77.[3] It has an average elevation of 172 metres (564 feet).


References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. 
  2. ^ World Weather Information Service-Farah, World Meteorological Organization. Retrieved 30 September 2012.
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc – Farah