Gaura Barhaj

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Barhaj
city
Barhaj is located in Uttar Pradesh
Barhaj
Barhaj
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°17′N 83°44′E / 26.283°N 83.733°E / 26.283; 83.733Coordinates: 26°17′N 83°44′E / 26.283°N 83.733°E / 26.283; 83.733
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictDeoria
Population
 (2011)
 • Total138,489
 • Density317/km2 (820/sq mi)
Language
 • OfficialHindi[1]
 • Additional officialUrdu[1]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationUP52

Gaura Barhaj is a city and a municipal board in Deoria district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is at the banks of the holy Saryu (Ghaghra) River. Along the river banks, Sona mandir, the work place of a saint Baba Raghav Das, is located and it is a prominent place of attraction in the town.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Gaura Barhaj had a population of 1,38,489. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Gaura Barhaj has an average literacy rate of 75.37%, Greater than the national average of 74.04%: male literacy is 78.5%, and female literacy is 72.24%. In Gaura Barhaj, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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 21 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.