Harpalpur

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Harpalpur
city
Harpalpur is located in Madhya Pradesh
Harpalpur
Harpalpur
Harpalpur is located in India
Harpalpur
Harpalpur
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°19′0″N 79°25′0″E / 25.31667°N 79.41667°E / 25.31667; 79.41667Coordinates: 25°19′0″N 79°25′0″E / 25.31667°N 79.41667°E / 25.31667; 79.41667
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Chhatarpur District
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,410
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 471111
ISO 3166 code IN-MP
Vehicle registration MP

Harpalpur is a town and a nagar panchayat in Chhatarpur District in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Before the inauguration of Khajuraho Railway Station, Harpalpur was the only railway station in Chhatarpur district. The municipality borders with Uttar Pradesh from three sides. It has attracted many businessmen from the nearby UP town of Rath who have settled here. Although its a small town it has a relatively large number of mustard oil mills and various pulse mills[citation needed].

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Harpalpur had a population of 15,410. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Harpalpur has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 60%. In Harpalpur, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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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.