Jafarabad, Uttar Pradesh
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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.
As of the 2001 Census of India, 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.
- One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Jafarabad". Encyclopædia Britannica. 15 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 125.
- "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.
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