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Rithora is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 28°27′26″N 79°30′20″E / 28.457354°N 79.505546°E / 28.457354; 79.505546Coordinates: 28°27′26″N 79°30′20″E / 28.457354°N 79.505546°E / 28.457354; 79.505546
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Bareilly
Elevation 890 m (2,920 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 17,186
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Rithora is a town and a nagar panchayat in Bareilly Tehsil of Bareilly district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

It is sited at a distance of 15 km away from its district cum Tehsil Headquarters Bareilly, 269 km away from its state capital Lucknow and 263 km away from the national capital Delhi. People of all religions and communities reside in the city and they mostly speak Hindi.

PIN Code: 243122

Rithora city homes a total population of 17186 as per 2011 population census. The density of population in the city is recorded as 1718.6 people in an inch per sq km in an area of 10 sq km. Agriculture and agro based industries are the main occupation of the locals in the city.

Administration in Rithora

Rithora city constitutes a nagar panchayat with 12 wards for which elections are conducted once in 5 years to elect 12 ward members to the Rithora Nagar Panchayat to form the local body in the city. The city operates within Bareilly administrative division of Uttar Pradesh state administration.

Rithora comes under Bareilly sub district or tehsil in its district which is one of the six tehsils in Bareilly district apart from Aonla, Mirganj, Faridpur, Baheri and Nawabganj. Bareilly is the district Headquarters and Tehsil Headquarters of Rithora Nagar Panchayat.

Rithora comes within Bareilly Lok Sabha constituency and the current MP of the constituency is Shri Santhosh Kumar Gangwar elected to Indian Parliament in the year 2014.


Rithora is a Nagar Panchayat city in district of Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh. The Rithora city is divided into 12 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Rithora Nagar Panchayat has population of 17,186 of which 9,114 are males while 8,072 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2651 which is 15.43% of total population of Rithora (NP). In Rithora Nagar Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 886 against state average of 912. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Rithora is around 895 compared to Uttar Pradesh state average of 902. Literacy rate of Rithora city is 44.08% lower than state average of 67.68%. In Rithora, Male literacy is around 53.79% while female literacy rate is 33.09%.

Rithora Nagar Panchayat has total administration over 2,830 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorized to build roads within Nagar Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Rithora Religion Data 2011[edit]

Town Population Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Rithora 17,186 62.30% 36.79% 0.35% 0.28% 0.02% 0.06% 0.03% 0.17%

Geography of Rithora[edit]

Rithora is elevated at a height of 890 meters above sea level which is about 2920 feet. Rithora is bounded by Bithiri Chainpur Tehsil in the South, Bhojipura Tehsil in the North, Bhuta Tehsil in the East and Kyara Tehsil in the South. The city experiences a hot summer and a cool winter.

Localities nearby Rithora[edit]

The villages that are located nearby Rithora are Rajpura Mafi at 5.3 km away, Ahladpur at 6.8 km away, Kumhara at 5 km away, Chandpur Bichpuri at 13.7 km away and Mohanpur Urf Ram Nagar at 11 km away. The major cities that are sited nearby Rithora are Bareilly at 15 km away, Pilibhit at 34 km away, Sitarganj at 57 km away, Rudrapur at 62 km away and Rampur at 64 km away.

The taluks that are located nearby Rithora city are Bithiri Chainpur at 16 km away, Bhojipura at 11 km away and Bhuta aat 22 km away. The districts that lie nearby Rithora are Pilibhit at 34 km away, Budaun at 65 km away and Rampur at 64 km away.

The city is bounded by Nawadia Khudaganj and Tulsi Pur localities in the north, Khoh and Badhaipura Nikat Koh localities in the east, Indra Nagar and Kalapur localities in the south and Manehra and Dohna Pitam Rai localities in the west.

Tourist Places nearby Rithora[edit]

Rithora city is sited amidst many popular tourist attractions in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand like Khatima at 75 km away, Kathgodam at 100 km away, Tanakpur at 98 km away, Bareilly at 15 km away and Kashipur at 76 km away.

Regional Passport Office for Rithora[edit]

The Bareilly passport office is the regional passport office for Rithora city jurisdiction.

Transport in Rithora[edit]

Rithora nagar panchayat has a good transport system in its grounds by means of roadways. The national highway NH 74 runs across the city linking Rithora to major destinations in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand districts like Nagina, Dhampur, Kashipur, Afzalgarh, Kichha, Pilibhit, Gadarpur, Jaspur, Haridwar, Bareilly and many more.

The NH 74 also known as Pilibhit road links Rithora to its nearby localities of Indra Nagar, Kalapur, Aspur Khubchand, Barkapur, Nawadia Iiaqa Singhai, Adoopura Jagir, Labhera, Bhatpura Jagir, Labhera Urf Bulland Nagar, Khai Khera and many more. The other major roads running through the city are Rithora road and the Rithora to Bhojipura road.

Airports and Railway Stations nearby Rithora[edit]

Rithora doesn’t own an airport or railway station in its grounds. The Pantnagar airport at 74 km away and the Kheria airport at 243 km away are the two airports that are sited nearby Rithora. The Bareilly junction railway station is the nearby major railway station from Rithora that is located at a distance of 19.8 km away. The other railway stations that are located close to the city are Izzatnagar junction railway station at 16 km away and Dohna railway station at 12 km away.