Jalalpur

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Jalalpur
Town
Jalalpur is located in Uttar Pradesh
Jalalpur
Jalalpur
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°18′N 82°45′E / 26.30°N 82.75°E / 26.30; 82.75Coordinates: 26°18′N 82°45′E / 26.30°N 82.75°E / 26.30; 82.75
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictAmbedkar Nagar
Elevation
118 m (387 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total31,972
 • Rank36
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationUP-45

Jalalpur is a town and a municipal board in Ambedkar Nagar district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

A prominent personality of the city is Anwar Jalalpuri, a Urdu poet who translated the Geeta in the Urdu language entitled "Urdu Shairi Mein Geeta". He has also worked in the movie, Dedh Ishqiya.

Geography[edit]

Jalalpur is located at 25°51′N 79°49′E / 25.85°N 79.82°E / 25.85; 79.82.[1] It has an average elevation of 118 metres (387 ft).

The city is directly connected to Azamgarh, Akbarpur, Shahganj, Rajesultanpur, Varansi, Faizabad, Ayodhya, Lucknow, Kanpur by private bus.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Jalalpur had a population of 29,634. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Jalalpur has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 64%. In Jalalpur, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Jalalpur
Religion Percent
Hindus
29%
Muslims
70%
Jains
0.2%
Others†
0.7%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Jalalpur
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.