Narnaul

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Narnaul
नारनौल
Metro City
Narnaul is located in Haryana
Narnaul
Narnaul
Narnaul is located in India
Narnaul
Narnaul
Location of Narnaul in Haryana
Coordinates: 28°02′40″N 76°06′20″E / 28.04444°N 76.10556°E / 28.04444; 76.10556Coordinates: 28°02′40″N 76°06′20″E / 28.04444°N 76.10556°E / 28.04444; 76.10556
Country India
State Haryana
District Mahendragarh
Elevation 318 m (1,043 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 157,800
Languages
 • Official Hindi& English
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Area code(s) 01282
ISO 3166 code IN-HR
Vehicle registration HR-35 xxxx (for non-commercial vehicles)
HR-66 xxxx (for commercial vehicles)
Sex ratio 876 /
Climate Cw (Köppen)
Precipitation 570 millimetres (22 in)
Avg. summer temperature 38 °C (100 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 04 °C (39 °F)

Narnaul is a metro city, a municipal Corporation, location of headquarters of the Mahendragarh district in the Indian state of Haryana. It is located near the National Capital Region of India.

Geography[edit]

Narnaul is located at 28°02′N 76°07′E / 28.04°N 76.11°E / 28.04; 76.11.[1] It has an average elevation of 3 meters (977 feet). The district is rich in mineral resources such as iron ore, copper ore, beryl, tourmaline, muscovite, biotite, albite, calcite, and quartz.

In winters, the temperature can lower down to -3 °C.[2]

Battle of Narnaul[edit]

In 1857, Pran Sukh Yadav along with Rao Tula Ram of Rewari fought with the British at Nasibpur village near Narnaul. The battle was one of the most ferocious battles of the First War of Indian Independence.[3][4] Later, Pran Sukh Yadav settled at the village of Nihalpura and rehabilitated the kin of dead soldiers.[3][4]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[5] Narnaul had a population of 62,091. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Narnaul has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 58%. In Narnaul, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Narnaul
  2. ^ http://www.ndtv.com/article/cities/a-town-in-haryana-records-minus-3-degrees-314099
  3. ^ a b "Tribune India". Tribune India. 3 December 2007. Retrieved October 12, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Tera". Tera. 2014. Retrieved October 12, 2014. 
  5. ^ "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. 

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