Rajapur, Uttar Pradesh

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Rajapur
Town
Nickname(s): Tulsi Dhaam
Rajapur is located in Uttar Pradesh
Rajapur
Rajapur
Location in Chitrakoot, Uttar Pradesh, India
Rajapur is located in India
Rajapur
Rajapur
Rajapur (India)
Coordinates: 25°23′N 81°09′E / 25.383°N 81.150°E / 25.383; 81.150Coordinates: 25°23′N 81°09′E / 25.383°N 81.150°E / 25.383; 81.150
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Chitrakoot
Government
 • Body Government of Uttar Pradesh
Population (2011)
 • Total 13,439[1]
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Bundeli
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration UP-96
Website chitrakoot.nic.in

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.

Demographics[edit]

As per the 2011 Census of India,[2] 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.

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