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Mehnagar is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°53′N 83°07′E / 25.88°N 83.12°E / 25.88; 83.12Coordinates: 25°53′N 83°07′E / 25.88°N 83.12°E / 25.88; 83.12
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Azamgarh
Elevation 61 m (200 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 13,319
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Mehnagar is a town and a nagar panchayat in Azamgarh district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.


Mehnagar is located at 25°53′N 83°07′E / 25.88°N 83.12°E / 25.88; 83.12.[1] It has an average elevation of 61 metres (200 feet).


As of 2001 India census,[2] Mehnagar had a population of 13,319. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Mehnagar has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 53%. In Mehnagar, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Mehnagar is a historic place situated 20 km from Azamgarh, in Uttar Pradesh. An ancient fort built by King Haribans and a huge pond is the main draw. An annual religious fair held on the ponds known as Madilaha, 3 km away, is attended by large number of people from far and near. This place has seen some development in the recent years with a petrol pump and 2 ATMs opening up.


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