Khatauli

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Khatauli
Khatauli is located in Uttar Pradesh
Khatauli
Khatauli
Khatauli is located in India
Khatauli
Khatauli
Coordinates: 29°16′34″N 77°43′52″E / 29.276°N 77.731°E / 29.276; 77.731Coordinates: 29°16′34″N 77°43′52″E / 29.276°N 77.731°E / 29.276; 77.731
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictMuzaffarnagar
Government
 • BodyKhatauli Municipal Corporation
 • MayorBilqees Begam (SP)
 • Member of Legislative AssemblyVikram Singh Saini (BJP )
Area
 • Total438 km2 (169 sq mi)
Elevation
265 m (869 ft)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total72,949
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi urdu Punjabi haryanvi and Khari Boli
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
251201
Telephone code91 1396
Vehicle registrationUP12
Websitehttps://muzaffarnagar.nic.in/

Khatauli is a city and nagar palika in Muzaffarnagar district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. A part of National Capital Region, the town is situated 100 km away from the national capital New Delhi. It is located on NH 58 between Muzaffarnagar (24 km) and Meerut (36 km).

Khatauli lies on the National Highway 58 which is an important route for trade and commerce and also a main route for the many Hindu pilgrim places like Haridwar, Rishikesh, Kedarnath, Badrinath and many hill stations like Dehradun, Mussoorie, and Chopta. Khatauli was declared as a Tehsil in 2007. The town lies on Delhi - Saharanpur (via Meerut) railway route.

Khatauli, a small town in India, came into news because of an unfortunate train accident on 19th Aug 2017 because of human negligence. As many as 14 coaches of Puri Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express went off track.[2]

Attractions[edit]

Khatauli's Triveni Sugar Mill is the largest in Asia in terms of scale of production and storage capacity. The mill has been operational since 1933.[3] Khatauli is a large, rural town and offers some tourist attractions. Khatauli's position on the banks of the upper Ganga canal serves as the area's main tourist attraction. Khatauli is also known for its combination of cultural influences from the Hindu, Muslim, Jain, Christian and Sikh religions. There are nine Jain temples in the town.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2011 census, Khatauli municipality had a population of 4,33,910 and the urban agglomeration had a population of 1,04,108. The municipality had a sex ratio of 898 females per 1,000 males and 15% of the population were under six years old. Effective literacy was 73%; male literacy was 83% and female literacy was 63%.

The Tehsil has 65.7% Hindus, 33% Muslims, 0.2% Sikhs, 0.2% Christians and 0.8% Jains.

Khatauli is governed by Municipal Council. The city's population is 4,33,910; the urban population is 1,04,108, of which 54,756 are males and 49,352 are females. The majority of the population speaks Hindi.

Educational Institutions[edit]

1) Balaji Institute Of Hotel Management & Science

2) Prahlad Singh Memorial Group of Institutions consists of a Degree College, B.Ed College, ITI. Law and Paramedical colleges are under construction.

3) KK Jain Degree College

4) Vidhyotma College

5) Janta Inter College

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Urban Agglomerations/Cities having population 1 lakh and above, Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011" (pdf). Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Retrieved 25 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Kalinga Utkal Express train accident LIVE: 23 dead, 97 reportedly injured; restoration in full swing". The Financial Express. 2017-08-19. Retrieved 2018-08-18.
  3. ^ "Triveni Sugar generation facilities".