Raikot

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Raikot
Town
Raikot is located in Punjab
Raikot
Raikot
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 30°39′N 75°36′E / 30.65°N 75.6°E / 30.65; 75.6Coordinates: 30°39′N 75°36′E / 30.65°N 75.6°E / 30.65; 75.6
Country India
StatePunjab
DistrictLudhiana
Founded byRai Ahmed in 1648
Elevation
235 m (771 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total28,734
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
141109
Telephone code01624
Vehicle registrationPB 56

Raikot is a city and municipal council in Ludhiana district in Indian state of Punjab.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2011 Indian census, Raikot had a population of 28,734. Males constituted 15138 of the population and females 13596 . Raikot has an average literacy rate of 77%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 62%. Population is a mixture of Hindus, Sikhs(majority), Jains and Muslim and Christians..[2]

Geography[edit]

Raikot is located at 30°39′N 75°36′E / 30.65°N 75.6°E / 30.65; 75.6.[3] It has an average elevation of 235 metres (770 feet).

See also[edit]

  • Andlu
  • Sacred Heart Convent School Raikot
  • Lucky Furniture and Handloom Store Raikot

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  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.
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc – Raikot

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