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Kairana is located in Uttar Pradesh
Kairana (Uttar Pradesh)
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Shamli
Elevation 242 m (794 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 73,046
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 247774
Telephone code 01398
Vehicle registration UP-19

Kairana is a historical city and a municipal board in Shamli district. Shamli was declared as a district in September 2011 and was named Prabuddh Nagar by Mayawati, the then Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. In July 2012, Shamli got its original name back by Akhilesh Yadav, who became CM of UP in 2012. Prior to that, Kairana was a tehsil of Muzaffarnagar district. Both districts are located in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Demographics and people[edit]

As of the 2011 India census,[1] Kairana had a population of 89000. Males population is 47047and females population is 41953. Kairana has a literacy rate of 47.23%, which is lower than the state literacy rate 67.68%. Male literacy in Kairana is 55.16%, and female literacy is 38.24%. In Kairana,18.06% of the population is under 6 years of age. According to the 2011 Census,[2] 18.34% people are Hindus, 80.74% are Muslims, rest being people of other faiths[2]

Notable people[edit]