Jafarabad, Uttar Pradesh

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Jafarabad is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Jafarabad is located in India
Jafarabad (India)
Coordinates: 25°42′N 82°42′E / 25.700°N 82.700°E / 25.700; 82.700Coordinates: 25°42′N 82°42′E / 25.700°N 82.700°E / 25.700; 82.700
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
 • Total8,801
 • OfficialHindi[1]
 • Additional officialUrdu[1]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationUP

Jafarabad is a town and a nagar panchayat in Jaunpur district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

During British India, it was a state, in the Kathiawar agency of Bombay, forming part of the territory of the nawab of Janjira; area, 42 sq. m.; pop. (1901),12,097; estimated revenue, 4000. The town of Jafarabad (pop. 6038), situated on the estuary of a river, carries on a large coasting trade.[2]


As of the 2001 Census of India,[3] Jafarabad had a population of 8,801. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Jafarabad has an average literacy rate of 58%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 48%. In Jafarabad, 20% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  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 7 December 2018.
  2. ^  One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Jafarabad" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 15 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 125.
  3. ^ "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.