Nizamabad, Uttar Pradesh

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Nizamabad, Uttar Pradesh
City
Nizamabad, Uttar Pradesh is located in Uttar Pradesh
Nizamabad, Uttar Pradesh
Nizamabad, Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Nizamabad, Uttar Pradesh is located in India
Nizamabad, Uttar Pradesh
Nizamabad, Uttar Pradesh
Nizamabad, Uttar Pradesh (India)
Nizamabad, Uttar Pradesh is located in Asia
Nizamabad, Uttar Pradesh
Nizamabad, Uttar Pradesh
Nizamabad, Uttar Pradesh (Asia)
Coordinates: 26°03′N 83°04′E / 26.05°N 83.06°E / 26.05; 83.06Coordinates: 26°03′N 83°04′E / 26.05°N 83.06°E / 26.05; 83.06
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictAzamgarh
Government
 • MLAAlamabadi[1]
Elevation
72 m (236 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total12,096
Language
 • OfficialHindi[2]
 • Additional officialUrdu[2]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationUP
Websiteup.gov.in

Nizamabad is a town and a nagar panchayat in Azamgarh district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The city is well known for its black clay pottery which is to get a GI tag as of 2015. [3]

Geography[edit]

Nizamabad is located at 26°03′N 83°04′E / 26.05°N 83.06°E / 26.05; 83.06.[4] It has an average elevation of 72 metres (236 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2001 Census of India,[5] Nizamabad had a population of 12,096. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Nizamabad has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 51%. In Nizamabad, 20% of the population is under 6 years of age. The place is having one of the prominent gurdwaras of India where Guru Nanak had visited and left his sandal here and hence the gurdwara is called Gurdwara Guru Nanak Charan Paduka.It is present on Ballia-Shahganj broad gauge.

Religions in Nizamabad
Religion Percent
Hindus
33%
Muslims
66%
Jains
0.5%
Others†
0.5%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

Economy[edit]

The black clay pottery of Nizamabad is unique type of clay pottery known for its dark shiny body with engraved silver patterns. It was registered for Geographical Indication tag in December 2015.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly (UPLA): Member info". www.upvidhansabhaproceedings.gov.in. Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  2. ^ a b "52nd REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR LINGUISTIC MINORITIES IN INDIA" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
  3. ^ Singh, Binay (11 April 2015). "Azamgarh black clay pottery in race to get GI tag". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  4. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Nizamabad
  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  6. ^ Raj, Manish (2 December 2015). "Now GI tag for black clay pottery of Nizamabad". The Times of India. Retrieved 25 January 2016.