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|Nickname(s): Detroit of India|
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As of 2011[update] India census, Pithampur had a population of 1,26,099. Males constitute 58% of the population and females 42%. Pithampur has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%:- male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 47%. In Pithampur, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.
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