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city ( Town )
Jhinjhak Railway Station
Jhinjhak is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°33′43″N 79°44′02″E / 26.562°N 79.734°E / 26.562; 79.734Coordinates: 26°33′43″N 79°44′02″E / 26.562°N 79.734°E / 26.562; 79.734
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Kanpur Dehat district
Constituency Kannauj
Founded by British rule
 • Chairman Raj Kumar Singh Yadav
Elevation 131 m (430 ft)
Population (2011 est.)
 • Total 45,000
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 209302
Telephone code 05114
Vehicle registration UP-77
Website http://www.npjhinjhak.in/Index.aspx

Jhinjhak (झींझक) is a town and a Nagar Palika Parishad in Kanpur Dehat District in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The town is situated on the banks of the Lower Ram Ganga canal.


Jhinjhak Nagar Panchayat was created on 11 January 1916 in British Government. In the Year 1972 its boundaries expanded and included nearby villages "Turana" and "tikan Gaon" .[1] In the Year 2016 Jhinjhak became the Nagar Palika Parishad and its area also expanded including some more Near by villages.[1]

Notable personality: Shri Ram Nath Kovind India's 14th President. Ram Nath Kovind was born in near by village Paronkh . President visits Jhinjhak to meet his brothers who lives in town.


The major town Jhinjhak is a Railway Station on (NCR)/North Central Railway line. Nearest station to east is Rura at a distance 19 km and Kanpur is at 63 km.In the west nearest station is Phaphund and Etawah .It is also connected to Kanpur by roads via Rura and Kalyanpur.Nearest Airport in Kanpur.

Schools and colleges[edit]


  • Shri Gandhi Vidhyalay Inter College
  • Shri Ram Ratan Girls Inter College
  • Shri Ram Ratan Gupt Audyogik Krishi Inter College
  • Shri Gandhi Balika Vidyalay Inter College
  • meera devi inter collage

Degree Colleges:

  • Rama Devi Mahila Mahavidyalay
  • Gauri Shankar Mahavidyalaya
  • Pt.Ram Dutt Tripathi Mahavidyalay
  • Chandrabhan Singh Memorial Shikshan Sansthan

Devotional places[edit]

  • Akshayvat Akhaivar Temple[2]
  • Jai Mata Di Temple
  • Shiva and Hanuman temple at Chota Chouraha


As per the census 2011 Jhinjhak had a population of 24,027. Males constitute 52.64% of the population and females 47.36% with a sex ratio of 899 female/1000 males. The Schedule Caste (SC) population within the Jhinjhak Nagar Panchyat is 18.57% of the total population with a sex ratio of 896 female/1000 males. Schedule Tribe (ST) population in the area is 0.054% out of a sex ratio of 625 female/ 1000 male. The total number of literate within the study area is 17874 which are 74.39% of total population. Male literacy rate of the study area is 55.99% and female literacy rate is 44.01%.


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