Jewar

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Jewar
Town
Jewar is located in Uttar Pradesh
Jewar
Jewar
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Jewar is located in India
Jewar
Jewar
Jewar (India)
Jewar is located in Asia
Jewar
Jewar
Jewar (Asia)
Coordinates: 28°08′N 77°33′E / 28.13°N 77.55°E / 28.13; 77.55Coordinates: 28°08′N 77°33′E / 28.13°N 77.55°E / 28.13; 77.55
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictGautam Buddha Nagar
Founded byMaharshi Jaawali
Elevation
195 m (640 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total32,269
Language
 • OfficialHindi[1]
 • Additional officialUrdu[1]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
203135
Telephone code05738
Vehicle registrationUP-16
Websitewww.gbnagar.nic.in

Jewar is a town and a nagar panchayat in Gautam Buddha Nagar District in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Location[edit]

Jewar is located in the suburbs of Greater Noida about 60 km. from Noida,40 km from Greater Noida, 33 km from Gautam Buddha University and 35 km. from Khair. It is situated on the northeast bank of the Yamuna River. It is located between 28.13° North latitude and 77.55° East longitude at a height of 195 metres (639 feet) above mean sea level.

Overview[edit]

History records that the town was named after the sage Maharshi Jaawali. In the west of Jewar at a distance of 1 km. is an ashram and an old temple of the Maharshi. Other temples in the town is the Devi Mandir and the Daau ji Mandir famous for the Dau ji Mela held every year in the month of September.[2][3]

According to the Indian census report published in 2001, a population of 32,269 was recorded of which 17,188 are males while 15,081 are females as per report released by Census India 2011. In Jewar, 15.79% of the population is less than six years of age. Literacy rate of Jewar city is 66.92% lower than state average of 67.68%. In Jewar, Male literacy is around 75.95% while female literacy rate is 56.68%.

It is located in the outskirts of Greater Noida,[4] the district headquarters are located in New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (Noida) itself. It is about 35 km (22 mi) away from Noida, and one can come via Dankaur, Rabupura. An eight-lane Yamuna Expressway connects Jewar from Greater Noida and Agra. This whole district including Noida/Greater Noida is said to be one of the most fast developing areas of India.

Before relignment of Jewar to Gautam Budh Nagar, it was part of Bulandshahr district of U.P.

Connectivity[edit]

Jewar is mainly connected to other Major sites through roads and rail network. People commute to Delhi by rail from Palwal, Khurja and Vair. Khurja is around 35 km from Jewar and Palwal is around 28 km away. Palwal is city of Haryana, Initially part of Faridabad district but from 2008, Palwal is a separate district. Some state bus also run two times a day to Greater Noida District center. In the west is Haryana state. Jewar itself is a Tehsil, and well connected to many tehsils and districts by road namely Khurja, Sikandrabad, Bulandshahr, Khair, Aligarh and Palwal (District - Faridabad in Haryana). Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) planning to build a monorail project connecting Noida to Agra with monorail (yet not confirmed).

Jewar International Airport is under-construction to connect NCR with other international cities via building an airport at Jewar.[5][6][7]

Geography[edit]

Jewar is located at 28°07′N 77°20′E / 28.12°N 77.33°E / 28.12; 77.33. It has an average elevation of 195 metres (640 ft).[8]

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 4 January 2019.
  2. ^ "जेवर में दाऊजी मेला शुरू 14652761". jagran. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Huranga (Holi) at Dauji Temple near Mathura 2015". The Wanderer. 25 May 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Greater Noida". Greater Noida. Retrieved 4 February 2012.
  5. ^ "Inauguration of Jewar airport by end of December: Nandi".
  6. ^ "It's official! NCR gets its second airport in Jewar, Uttar Pradesh". Zee News. 4 July 2016. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  7. ^ "UP polls in sight, Greater Noida airport gets central push - The Economic Times". The Economic Times. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  8. ^ "Jewar Weather - AccuWeather Forecast for Uttar Pradesh India". AccuWeather. Retrieved 17 February 2017.