Mihijam

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Mihijam
Town
Mihijam is located in Jharkhand
Mihijam
Mihijam
Mihijam is located in India
Mihijam
Mihijam
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°52′N 86°52′E / 23.87°N 86.87°E / 23.87; 86.87Coordinates: 23°52′N 86°52′E / 23.87°N 86.87°E / 23.87; 86.87
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Jamtara
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 40,463
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 815354
Vehicle registration JH 10

Mihijam is a town and a notified area in Jamtara district in the Indian state of Jharkhand. Pin code of Mihijam is 815354.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Mihijam had a population of 32,869. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Mihijam has an average literacy rate of 69%, lower than the national average of 74.08%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 61%. In Mihijam, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

History[edit]

In 1922, Mahendranath Gupta lived in Mihijam for nine months.[4]:64

Mihijam is well known for the homeopath, Dr. Pareshnath Banerji

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Mihijam Pin code". citypincode.in. Retrieved 2015-03-01. 
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ Gupta, Dharm Pal (1989). A Short Life of M., The Writer of the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna (revised ed.). Chandigarh, India: Sri Ramakrishna Sri Ma Prakashan Trust. OCLC 33327769.  (original edition 1977)