Patan, Madhya Pradesh

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Patan
city
Patan is located in Madhya Pradesh
Patan
Patan
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Patan is located in India
Patan
Patan
Patan (India)
Coordinates: 22°32′N 79°25′E / 22.53°N 79.42°E / 22.53; 79.42Coordinates: 22°32′N 79°25′E / 22.53°N 79.42°E / 22.53; 79.42
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
DistrictJabalpur
Government
 • BodyNagarpalika patan
Elevation
652 m (2,139 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total13,215
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-MP
Vehicle registrationMP

Patan is a town and a nagar panchayat in Jabalpur district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Patan is 30 km from Jabalpur on State Highway 37A which connects Damoh to Jabalpur.

Geography[edit]

Patan is located at 22°32′N 79°25′E / 22.53°N 79.42°E / 22.53; 79.42.[1] It has an average elevation of 652 metres (2139 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Patan had a population of 13,215. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Patan has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 58%. In Patan, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Economy[edit]

Agriculture is core of Patan's economy. Area surrounding Patan is very fertile and Patan is hub for Grains-Trading. Patan has Krishi-Upaj Mandi as well as many Grain-Traders who purchase grains mainly wheat, pulses, grams, soybean from farmers and supply to major Grain-Markets of India.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Patan
  2. ^ "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.