Sabathu

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Sabathu
Town
Sabathu is located in Himachal Pradesh
Sabathu
Sabathu
Location in Himachal Pradesh, India
Sabathu is located in India
Sabathu
Sabathu
Sabathu (India)
Coordinates: 30°58′N 76°59′E / 30.97°N 76.99°E / 30.97; 76.99Coordinates: 30°58′N 76°59′E / 30.97°N 76.99°E / 30.97; 76.99
Country India
StateHimachal Pradesh
DistrictSolan
Elevation
1,265 m (4,150 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total5,720
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Sabathu is a cantonment town in Solan district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.

Geography[edit]

Sabathu has an average elevation of 1265 metres (4150 feet).[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Sabathu had a population of 8720. Males constitute 47% of the population and females 53%. Sabathu has an average literacy rate of 86%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 91%, and female literacy is 77%. In Sabathu, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Greater Sabathu also had housed a regional Leper Colony during the 19th Century. British military expeditions maintained a record of service there to ease the pain.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Sabathu
  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.