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For the location of Akbar's tomb, see Sikandra, Agra.
Sikandra is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°35′N 81°59′E / 25.58°N 81.98°E / 25.58; 81.98Coordinates: 25°35′N 81°59′E / 25.58°N 81.98°E / 25.58; 81.98
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Kanpur Dehat
Elevation 85 m (279 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,884
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 209125
Sex ratio 53% / 47% /

Sikandra is a town and a nagar panchayat in Kanpur Dehat district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.Sikandra is also spelled as Sikandara.

It is the headquarters of the tehsil of the same name. Sikandra tehsil consists of Sandalpur and Rajpur Development Blocks.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Sikandra had a population of 10,884. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Sikandra has an average literacy rate of 58%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 64%, and female literacy is 51%. In Sikandra, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "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.