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.There are many schools in the city,the best one out of them being an ICSE school Sacred Heart Convent school and IELTS institutes too,out of which ENGLISH Helpline is the prominent one having the best infrastructure and excellent study material.[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).

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 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc – Raikot

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