Konch

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Konch
town
Konch is located in Uttar Pradesh
Konch
Konch
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°59′N 79°09′E / 25.98°N 79.15°E / 25.98; 79.15Coordinates: 25°59′N 79°09′E / 25.98°N 79.15°E / 25.98; 79.15
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Jalaun
Elevation 141 m (463 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 50,731
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Bundeli
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 285205
Telephone code 05165
Vehicle registration up 92
Sex ratio

1000:976

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Konch is a town and a municipal board in Jalaun district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Geography[edit]

Konch is now developing as per the present scenario. It is one of the centre of business in district Jalaun. It is a town with its history back in Ramayan era, this place has also been described in Vedas as a place famous for Presence of a number of Kronch birds. It has a narrow gauge railway line between Konch and Ait. It is 28(approx.) km far from the Orai.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Konch had a population of around 78,587. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Konch has an average literacy rate of 65%, more than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 60%. In Konch, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Famous events[edit]

Konch is famous for oldest tradition of Ramlila play and Dussehra festival celebration.

The Ramlila play is 160 year old and also has its name in Limca book of world records.

References[edit]

  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.