Sikandara

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Sikandara
Sikandra
Town
Sikandara is located in Uttar Pradesh
Sikandara
Sikandara
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°26′N 79°35′E / 26.44°N 79.59°E / 26.44; 79.59Coordinates: 26°26′N 79°35′E / 26.44°N 79.59°E / 26.44; 79.59
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Kanpur Dehat
Town Area 18/09/1997
Government
 • Type Local Govt.
 • Body Town Area
Elevation 85 m (279 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 245,437[1]
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 209125
Sex ratio 53%M / 47%F /

Sikandara It is a town in Kanpur Dehat districtin the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh .It is head quarter of tehsil Sikandara.[2]

Location[edit]

It is located on NH-2 about 80 km away from kanpur toward west and towards south from Jhinjhak at a distance 20 kilometer.Auraiya city is towards west from Sikandara and Pukhrayan town is towarad east.It is also a Sikandara legislature constituency.

History[edit]

It is said that this township was settled by Sikandar Lodi.[3]

Schools[edit]

  • Saraswati Inter College


Geography[edit]

Sikandara is located at26°22′04″N 79°37′41″E / 26.36778°N 79.62806°E / 26.36778; 79.62806.[4] It has an average elevation of 85 metres (278 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[5] Sikandara had a population of 10,884. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Sikandara 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 Sikandara, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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