Kotwa, India

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Kotwa is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°47′29″N 84°29′0.5″E / 25.79139°N 84.483472°E / 25.79139; 84.483472Coordinates: 25°47′29″N 84°29′0.5″E / 25.79139°N 84.483472°E / 25.79139; 84.483472
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Varanasi
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,411
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kotwa is a census town in Varanasi district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Kotwa had a population of 12,411. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Kotwa has an average literacy rate of 39%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 47%, and female literacy is 30%. In Kotwa, 23% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  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.