Surgana

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Surgana
सुरगाणा
census town
Surgana is located in Maharashtra
Surgana
Surgana
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 20°34′N 73°37′E / 20.57°N 73.62°E / 20.57; 73.62Coordinates: 20°34′N 73°37′E / 20.57°N 73.62°E / 20.57; 73.62
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Nashik
Elevation 533 m (1,749 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 6,144
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-MH
Website maharashtra.gov.in

Surgana is a census town and taluka in Nashik District in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

History[edit]

During the British Raj era, Surgana State was one of several princely states governed by the Parmar dynasty of Rajputs. It was the only state of the Nasik Agency.[1]

Geography[edit]

Surgana is located at 20°34′N 73°37′E / 20.57°N 73.62°E / 20.57; 73.62.[2] It has an average elevation of 533 metres (1748 feet). It is about 90 km from Nashik.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2001 India census, Surgana had a population of 6,147.[3] Males constituted 54% of the population and females 46%. Surgana had an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 75%, and female literacy was 64%. In 2001 in Surgana, 13% of the population was under 6 years of age.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rajput Provinces of India Surgana (Princely State)
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Surgana
  3. ^ "Census 2001 Population Finder: Maharashtra: Town: Surgana (C.T.)". Office of The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 
  4. ^ "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.