Kosi Kalan

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Kosi Kalan
Kosi Kalan
City/Town
Kosi Kalan is located in Uttar Pradesh
Kosi Kalan
Kosi Kalan
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°47′N 77°26′E / 27.783°N 77.433°E / 27.783; 77.433Coordinates: 27°47′N 77°26′E / 27.783°N 77.433°E / 27.783; 77.433
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Mathura
Named for Kosh means Treasure. Kosi for being treasury of NandBaba (Father of lord Krishna)
Government
 • Type Municipality
Area rank kamar
Population (2001)
 • Total 105,684
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 281403
Telephone code 05662
Vehicle registration UP85

Kosi Kalan is a town and a municipality of Mathura district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Kosi Kalan had a population of 45,684. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Kosi Kalan has an average literacy rate of 51%, lower than the national average of 65%: male literacy is 59%, and female literacy is 41%. In Kosi Kalan, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Nearby places[edit]

  1. Nandgaon (an ancient village and pilgrim where lord Krishna spent his childhood, just 15 km from kosi kalan).
  2. Barsana (an ancient village and pilgrim related to Indian Goddess RADHA RANI, just 20 km from kosi).
  3. Vrindavan (world known pilgrim of lord Shri Krishna, just 30 km from kosi).
  4. Mathura (world known place, pilgrim and birthplace of lord Krishna, just 40 km from kosi).

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.