Ganeshpur, Bhandara

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Ganeshpur
गणेशपूर
शनिचरी, सनवारी
Town
Ganeshpur is located in Maharashtra
Ganeshpur
Ganeshpur
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 21°09′44″N 79°38′59″E / 21.1623°N 79.6498°E / 21.1623; 79.6498Coordinates: 21°09′44″N 79°38′59″E / 21.1623°N 79.6498°E / 21.1623; 79.6498
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Bhandara
Area
 • Total 4 km2 (2 sq mi)
Elevation 244 m (801 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 9,192
 • Density 2,300/km2 (6,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Ganeshpurian
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 441904
Telephone code +917184
Vehicle registration MH-36

Ganeshpur About this sound pronunciation  (Marathi: गणेशपूर); previously known as Shanichari About this sound pronunciation  (Marathi: शनिचरी) is a census town in Bhandara district in the state of Maharashtra, India. It is situated near of Wainganga River. The town is attached to the Bhandara City. The National Highway 6 indicates the border of Ganeshpur. It is a Marathi-speaking town. The name Ganeshpur is indicate god Ganapati name. The caste mostly found in town is don baili teli and koshti also and other in less proportion. The whole administration of ganeshpur is handled by Gram panchayat.

Ethnic groups, language and religion[edit]

Religions in Ganeshpur
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
80.27%
Muslims
  
0.84%
Christians
  
1.61%
Buddhist
  
16.75%
Sikh
  
0.02%
Jain
  
0.12%
Other
  
0.08%

As of 2001 India census,[1] Ganeshpur had a population of 8183. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Ganeshpur has an average literacy rate of 83%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 88%, and female literacy is 78%. In Ganeshpur, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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.