Rajapur, Uttar Pradesh
|Nickname(s): Tulsi Dhaam|
|• Body||Government of Uttar Pradesh|
|• Official||Hindi, Bundeli|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Rajapur is a town and tahsil of Chitrakoot district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is situated along the Yamuna river bank. It has its nickname as "Tulsi Dhaam" after great Hindi poet Goswami Tulsidas, who is the writer of holy "Ram Charit Manas" a religious book of Hindus. There is a temple devoted to Tulsidas where part of the original Scripture of Ramcharitmanas is still available. Rajapur linked Chitrakoot district with Kaushambi district.
As per the 2011 Census of India, Rajapur had a population of 13,439. 97% Hindu and 2.28% Muslims. Rajapur has an average literacy rate of 70.38%, male literacy is 77.98% and female literacy is 61.73%. In Rajapur, 20% of the population is under 6 years of age.
- "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 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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