Phulpur, Allahabad

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Phulpur, Allahabad
Town Area
Phulpur, Allahabad is located in Uttar Pradesh
Phulpur, Allahabad
Phulpur, Allahabad
Location in Allhabad,Uttar Pradesh, India
Phulpur, Allahabad is located in India
Phulpur, Allahabad
Phulpur, Allahabad
Phulpur, Allahabad (India)
Coordinates: 25°33′N 82°06′E / 25.55°N 82.10°E / 25.55; 82.10Coordinates: 25°33′N 82°06′E / 25.55°N 82.10°E / 25.55; 82.10
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
Phulpur15 August 1947
Founded byPrabhu Nath Tripathi and Jawahar Lal Nehru
 • TypeNagar Panchayat
 • BodyPhulpur Nagar Panchayat
 • ChairmanKazmin Siddiqui (SP)
 • MPKeshari Devi Patel (BJP)
 • MLAPraveen Patel(BJP)
 • Total15.8 km2 (6.1 sq mi)
87 m (285 ft)
 • Total21,066
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
 • OfficialHindi[1]
 • Additional officialUrdu[1]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone Code+91-5332
Vehicle registrationUP 70

Phulpur is a town area in Allahabad district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is known for being the Lok Sabha seat from which Jawaharlal Nehru got elected to the Indian Parliament. Phulpur also hosts a Vidhan Sabha seat.


Phulpur is located at 25°33′N 82°06′E / 25.55°N 82.10°E / 25.55; 82.10.[1] It has an average elevation of 87 metres (285 ft). The IST (Indian standard time) is calculated from Phulpur.


As of 2001 India census,[2] Phulpur had a population of 21,066. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Phulpur has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 49%. In Phulpur, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ a b "52nd Report of the Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities in India" (PDF). Ministry of Minority Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  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.