Kako, Bihar

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Kako
Kako is located in Bihar
Kako
Kako
Kako is located in India
Kako
Kako
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°13′0″N 85°4′0″E / 25.21667°N 85.06667°E / 25.21667; 85.06667Coordinates: 25°13′0″N 85°4′0″E / 25.21667°N 85.06667°E / 25.21667; 85.06667
Country  India
State Bihar
District Jehanabad
Elevation 60 m (200 ft)
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 804418
Telephone code 06114
ISO 3166 code IN-BR
Vehicle registration

BR-25

Population(2011) =23037
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Jehanabad
Lok Sabha constituency Jehanabad

Kako is a town in Jehanabad district of Bihar, a state in India. Until 1984, Kako was a part of the Gaya district. This region now belongs to the Magadh commissary, however, until 2010, it belonged to the Jehanabad constituency of Vidhan Sabha assembly. Kako is now in Ghoshi Vidhan Sabha assembly. Though the population density is very high in this region, the basic infrastructure is not optimal.

Demographics[edit]

Kako is located in the Jehanabad district (Bihar). Kako has a population of 3,554 families, composing of 23,037 people in all: 11,890 male, 11,147 are female (as of the 2011 census). Children under the age of 6 make up 18.08% ( around 4165 children) of the total population of the village. Average Sex Ratio of Kako is 938, which is higher than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Kako as per census is 944, higher than Bihar average of 935. Kako has a higher literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, the literacy rate of Kako was 67.22% compared to 61.80% of Bihar. In Kako male literacy stands at 76.77% while female literacy rate was 57.02%.

Geography[edit]

Kako is located at an elevation of 60 km above MSL.[1] Temperature varies from 5–45 °C. The climate of Kako is extreme in nature, being very hot in summer and very cold in winter. The average rainfall is 1074.2mm, 90 percent of which comes from monsoons. The soil is very much fertile known as Kewal in the local term.

Agriculture[edit]

Most of the people of Kako Block depend on agriculture. The main crops of Kako are Rice, wheat and pulses. Ponds in Kako are useful for agriculture and land of Kako is very fertile. Some people are also engaged in vegetable farming.

Tourism[edit]

Sun temple - Sun temple is situated in Kako, which draws many locals to Kako during Chatth Puja.

Hajrat Bibi Kamal - This place is situated 2km from Kako. Bibi Kamal’s Urs takes place in November every year when cooked rice is distributed among devotees seeking her blessings.

The Barabar hill - This place is 22km from Kako. The Archaeological survey of India (ASI) has also sent a proposal to the UNESCO for the inclusion of Barabar hills in the world heritage list of monuments.

The Nalanda - Nalanda, which is famous in India, is 57km from Kako. Very famous Buddhist tourist place Rajgir is 67 km from Kako.

Bodh Gaya - Bodh gaya is 73 km from Kako .

Location[edit]

National Highway 110 passes through Kako. The closest airport to Kako is Patna & Gaya, and the Nearest railway station is Jehanabad, which is 8 km away.

Ramayana Circuit - As per local legends and Ramayana Story, Lord Ram's stepmother, Rani Kekaiy of Ayodhya lived there for some time, and the village took its name after her. Hajrat Bibi Kamal - The village has also a tomb of Hazarat Bibi, Kamal Sahiba; a great Muslim lady saint. District Jail is also situated here.

Mandal Jail - Mandal jail is also situted in Kako.

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