Rail Road bridge near Makhu
|• Type||Nagar Panchayat|
|• Total||6 km2 (2 sq mi)|
|Elevation||201 m (659 ft)|
|• Density||2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||PB 05|
As of 2001[update] India census, Makhu had a population of 12,173. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Makhu has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 65%, and female literacy is 56%. In Makhu, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Makhu is located 63 km from Amritsar International Airport.
The town has namesake Makhu Railway station which provides connectivity to major cities of Firozpur, Ludhiana and Jalandhar.
Makhu town is connected to rest of Punjab and nation through three national highways.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Makhu
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
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