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Pokhrayan is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°14′N 79°51′E / 26.23°N 79.85°E / 26.23; 79.85Coordinates: 26°14′N 79°51′E / 26.23°N 79.85°E / 26.23; 79.85
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Kanpur Dehat
 • Body Municipality
 • Total 24 km2 (9 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 19,908
 • Density 830/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 209111
Telephone code 05113
Vehicle registration UP 77

Pukhrayan is a town and a Municipality in Kanpur Dehat district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Found to the south-west of Mati on National Highway 25, Pukhrayan is 4 km from Bhognipur.[1]


Pukhrayan is located at 26°14′N 79°51′E / 26.23°N 79.85°E / 26.23; 79.85.[2] It is on average elevation of 124 metres (405 feet)from sea level. It is 22 km from (District Headquarters) Mati. Holy river Yamuna is near about 15 km south of the city.



Pokhrayan is main railway station of Kanpur Dehat districton Kanpur -Jhansi railway section under North Central Railway zone in Jhansi Division.

Pukhrayan Railway Station

Stopage of main trains:

  1. 12541/Gorakhpur - Lokmanya Tilak Express
  2. Raptisagar Express|12511/Raptisagar SF Express


Lucknow-Jhansi National High Way passes through Pukhrayan city.


As of 2001 India census,[3] Pukhrayan had a population of 65,503. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Pukhrayan has an average literacy rate of 80%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 70%. In Pukhrayan, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Religious places[edit]

  • Mauhar Devi Temple
  • Shiv Mandir Sukhai Talab
  • Vignharta Ganesh Mandir
  • Bade Maha Dev Mandir
  • Sant Sua Baba Mandir
  • Shani Dev Mandir
  • Shri Hanumaan Mandir Nagar Palika Road


  1. ^ "Pukhrayan in India". India9.com. 5 December 2005. Retrieved 8 July 2009. 
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  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

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