Mango (Jamshedpur)

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Mango
Mango is located in Jharkhand
Mango
Mango
Location in Jharkhand, India
Mango is located in India
Mango
Mango
Mango (India)
Coordinates: 22°49′39″N 86°12′59″E / 22.82750°N 86.21639°E / 22.82750; 86.21639Coordinates: 22°49′39″N 86°12′59″E / 22.82750°N 86.21639°E / 22.82750; 86.21639
Country India
StateJharkhand
DistrictEast Singhbhum
Population
(2011)
 • Total223,805
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, Urdu, Santali, Ho
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
831012, 831018, 832110
Vehicle registrationJH

Mango is a suburb of Jamshedpur city. It is situated across the Subarnarekha River and is connected to Jamshedpur via three bridges laid side by side. It is a huge and growing residential area. Once a backward little town, it is now a booming suburb and real estate hotbed.

Mango has the status of a 'city' according to the government though being part of the main city Jamshedpur. It is a notified area and is run by its own notified area committee, namely, Mango Notified Area Committee (MNAC). The electricity services are provided by state run electricity board, JSEB. There is no household water delivery system presently but MNAC has recently entered into an agreement with JUSCO to provide tap water services to the area.

It is primarily a residential area and is now witnessing a real estate boom. Many developers are developing residential colonies in the area.

It has two hospitals, namely, MGM Medical hospital and the newly opened Brahmananda Hospital. The MGM Hospital also has a college associated with it. Two new private engineering colleges have also been set up in the area.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Mango had a population of 316,874. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Mango has an average literacy rate of 86.62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 91.56%, and female literacy is 81.29%. In Mango, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.[2]

Hinduism is majority religion in Mango with 52.34% followers. Islam 40.85%, Christianity 1.92%, Jainism 0.04%, Sikhism 1.88%, Buddhism 1.88%, 2.89% 'Other Religion', 0.06 % 'No Particular Religion'.[2]

Transport[edit]

Many buses and auto rickshaws operate from Jamshedpur to Mango every 15min. Tatanagar Junction railway station is the nearest railway station at a distance of 12km.

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.
  2. ^ a b "Population of Mango". Retrieved 8 December 2012.