|Phulpur||15 August 1947|
|Founded by||Prabhu Nath Tripathi and Jawahar Lal Nehru|
|Named for||Avinash Chandra Tripathi|
|• Type||Nagar Panchayat|
|• Body||Phulpur Nagar Panchayat|
|• Chairman||Kazmin Siddiqui (SP)|
|• MP||Keshari Devi Patel (BJP)|
|• MLA||Praveen Patel(BJP)|
|• Total||15.8 km2 (6.1 sq mi)|
|Elevation||87 m (285 ft)|
|• Density||1,300/km2 (3,500/sq mi)|
|• Additional official||Urdu|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||UP 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. It has an average elevation of 87 metres (285 ft). The IST (Indian standard time) is calculated from Phulpur.
As of 2001[update] India census, 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.
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