Kannad

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Kannad (कन्नड)
ಕನ್ನಡ
city
Kannad (कन्नड) is located in Maharashtra
Kannad (कन्नड)
Kannad (कन्नड)
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 20°16′N 75°08′E / 20.27°N 75.13°E / 20.27; 75.13Coordinates: 20°16′N 75°08′E / 20.27°N 75.13°E / 20.27; 75.13
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Aurangabad
Elevation 633 m (2,077 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 40,759[1]
Languages
 • Official Marathi language
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-MH
Website maharashtra.gov.in

Kannad is a city and a municipal council in Aurangabad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is located 30 km away from the Ellora Caves and part of the Gautala Autramghat Sanctuary is located within its borders.

Geography[edit]

It has an average elevation of 633 metres (2076 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 of India census,[2] Kannad had a population of 40,759. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Kannad has an average literacy rate of 84.45%, higher than the state average of 82.34%: male literacy is 90.44%, and female literacy is 78.07%. In Kannad, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.[1]

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.19 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.78 % of total population in Kannad.[1]

Religions in Kannad
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
48%
Muslims
  
40%
Buddhists
  
8.6%
Christians
  
1.4%
Jains
  
1.7%
Others†
  
0.3%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Kannad City Population". census2011. Retrieved 19 July 2015. 
  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 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.