Kopaganj

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Kopaganj
कोपागंज
Kopa
city
Kopaganj is located in Uttar Pradesh
Kopaganj
Kopaganj
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°01′N 83°34′E / 26.02°N 83.57°E / 26.02; 83.57Coordinates: 26°01′N 83°34′E / 26.02°N 83.57°E / 26.02; 83.57
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Mau
Elevation 66 m (217 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 55,231
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kopaganj is a town and a nagar panchayat in Mau district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Geography[edit]

Kopaganj is located at 26°01′N 83°34′E / 26.02°N 83.57°E / 26.02; 83.57.[1] It has an average elevation of 66 metres (217 feet). main religion in kopaganj is Hindu and Muslims.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Kopaganj had a population of 55,231. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kopaganj has an average literacy rate of 77%, higher than the national average of 74%: male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 71%. In Kopaganj, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. It is one of the oldest town in the district Mau, Uttara Pradesh. The name of the town is derived by the name of queen Kopeshwari Devi, the Grand mother of queen Dhandaie Kunwar. This town has a mix population of Hindus and Muslims with the majority of Muslims. This town is famous for textile industries particularly powerloom sarees.

List of school, colleges and madrasa[edit]

  • Azad Nursary School
  • Bapu Inter College
  • BSS Mahavidyalaya Kopganj
  • Habib Inter College
  • Dr. Abduss Salam Niswan(Women)Degree College
  • Gyanoday Bal Niketan
  • Maharshi Dayanand Computer Saksharta Mission(MDCSM)
  • MAJEEDUN NESA GIRLS PG COLLEGE
  • MAHARSHI RAM NARESH KRISHAK PG GCOLLEGE
  • Madrasa Jame-ul-Oloom
  • Madrasa Misbahul-Oloom
  • Madrasa Imdadul-Oloom
  • Madrasa Wasiyat-ul-oloom
  • Marasa Mohammadia
  • Madrasa Mazharul Uloom
  • Path Info Solution
  • Rajan Women's Degree College
  • Ram Lagan PG College
  • RAMDHAN DAMODAR DEGREE COLLEGE
  • Sringari Shikshan Sansthan Bharat Milap
  • Saraswati Vidhya Mandir
  • Madarsa Reyazut Taleem

Religions[edit]

As per the 2011 India census,60% Population is Muslims & 40% Hindus.

Economy[edit]

Approx 2000 powerlooms are there in Kopaganj, which is manufacturing the cotton,linen sarees. This is the main source of income. Ganapati Ridhi Sidhi Agro Industries Pvt. Limited (Steam Sortex Rice Plant) is very huge plant for polished rice and paddy mill. Apart from this outskirts area are witnessing agriculture activities so for but the main source of income in the area is the Powerloom sarees. Bharat Computer which provides All Technical Information in Town and there are also some shop opening now in the area devlope mode like (one of most Online services provided by IDL IDEAL DIGITAL LAB ), Computer Institute (Path Info Solution) Skill oriented courses are running here, Boutique Centre, Beauty Parlour,telecom giants like ACME TELECOM(Prop.Mr.KAMRAN AZHAR)

Town Area[edit]

Chandan Pura, Fattan Pura,Fulel Pura, Jumman Pura, Hunsa Pura, Dost Pura, Bajrang Nagar, Kasara Mod, Hikma, Bazid Pura,Chaman Road, Nayapura, Jummanpura and Ansari Road (Ansari Rd) etc.

Current Chairman :Mr. Helal Ahmed Ansari (BSP). Current Sabhasad :Mr. Mohammad Arshad (SP). Ex.Chairman :Mr Reyaz Ahmad Ansari (SP).

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