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Kemri is located in Uttar Pradesh
Kemri is located in India
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 28°48′18″N 79°12′11″E / 28.805°N 79.203°E / 28.805; 79.203Coordinates: 28°48′18″N 79°12′11″E / 28.805°N 79.203°E / 28.805; 79.203
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Rampur
Elevation 372 m (1,220 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 28,698
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration UP 22

Kemri is a town and a nagar panchayat in Rampur district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Kemri was a part of the princely state of the Nawab of Rampur. It became a part of the Indian state when the Rampur state merged with the Indian Nation. Situated between the cities of Rampur and Bilaspur, Kemri holds significant political importance in the region.

The Kemri city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Kemri Nagar Panchayat has population of 28,698 of which 14,972 are males while 13,726 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

This town which is business hub for traders, is not well connected with main highways. The main occupation of Kemrians is local business such as Transports, Rice Mills, Mentha oil, Brick etc.


Kemri is located at 28°48′18″N 79°12′11″E / 28.805°N 79.203°E / 28.805; 79.203. It has an average elevation of 372 metres (764 feet).In kemri there are many towns such as bhatpura,chamraua,chamarpura,simaliya etc.Chamraua is the only town in the world which has a literacy rate of 100%.In chamraua even a sweeper such as Anas are educated.


As of 2011 India census,[1] Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 4520 which is 15.75% of total population of Kemri (NP). In Kemri Nagar Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 917 against state average of 912. Moreover, Child Sex Ratio in Kemri is around 924 compared to Uttar Pradesh state average of 902. Literacy rate of Kemri city is 44.84% lower than state average of 67.68%. In Kemri, Male literacy is around 52.76% while female literacy rate is 36.18%.

Kemri Nagar Panchayat has total administration over 4,645 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorized to build roads within Nagar Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Caste factor[edit]

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.58% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.02% of total population in Kemri (NP).

Work Profile[edit]

Out of total population, 7,815 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 6,786 were males while 1,029 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity. Of total 7814 working population, 85.79% were engaged in Main Work while 14.21% of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.


  1. ^ "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.