Khirkiya

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Khirkiya
Nagar Panchayat City
Khirkiya is located in Madhya Pradesh
Khirkiya
Khirkiya
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Khirkiya is located in India
Khirkiya
Khirkiya
Khirkiya (India)
Coordinates: 22°10′0″N 76°51′42″E / 22.16667°N 76.86167°E / 22.16667; 76.86167Coordinates: 22°10′0″N 76°51′42″E / 22.16667°N 76.86167°E / 22.16667; 76.86167
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
DistrictHarda
Population
 (2011[1])
 • Total22,737
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
461441
ISO 3166 codeIN-MP
Vehicle registrationMP 47
Sex ratioFemale 937
Male 1000[1]
Literacy Rate80.63% [1]
Websitewww.harda.nic.in

Khirkiya (Hindi: खिरकिया) is a town and a nagar panchayat in Harda district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2011[1], Khirkiya is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Khirkiya Nagar Panchayat has a population of 22,737 of which 11,740 are males while 10,997 are female. Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 3,039 which is 13.37 % of total population of Khirkiya (NP). In Khirkiya Nagar Panchayat, female sex ratio is of 937 against the state average of 931. Moreover child sex ratio in Khirkiya is around 994 compared to Madhya Pradesh state average of 918.

The literacy rate of Khirkiya is 85.37 % higher than the state average of 69.32 %. In Khirkiya, male literacy is around 91.76 % while female literacy rate is 78.50 %. It has a total of over 4,472 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Nagar Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Religion in Harda
Religion Percent
Hindus
85.50%
Muslims
10.70%
Jains
2.41%
Others†
1.10%
Christians
.20%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (1%), Buddhists (<0.1%).

History[edit]

Khirkiya was formed by the fusion of two villages, Khirkiya and Chipabad, in 1987.

Transport[edit]

Rail[edit]

Khirkiya has a broad gauge railway connectivity on the Itarsi - Khandwa line and falls in the West Central Railway Zone under Bhopal Division of railways.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Khirkiya Population Census 2011 - 2018". Census 2011. Retrieved 8 December 2018.
  2. ^ https://indiarailinfo.com/station/map/khirkiya-kkn/723