Tappa, Punjab

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Tapa Mandi (Tappa)
ਤਪਾ
city
Tapa Mandi (Tappa) is located in Punjab
Tapa Mandi (Tappa)
Tapa Mandi (Tappa)
Tapa Mandi (Tappa) is located in India
Tapa Mandi (Tappa)
Tapa Mandi (Tappa)
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 30°17′53″N 75°22′08″E / 30.29806°N 75.36889°E / 30.29806; 75.36889Coordinates: 30°17′53″N 75°22′08″E / 30.29806°N 75.36889°E / 30.29806; 75.36889
Country  India
State Punjab
District Barnala
Government
 • Body Municipal Corporation
Population (2011)
 • Total 23,248
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 148108
Telephone_Code (+91) 1679
Vehicle registration PB 73

Tapa is a small town or city and a municipal council and administrative area in Barnala district in the Indian state of Punjab. Tapa is mainly known as Tapa-Mandi because it is a small town so Mandi word used to describes it well. Tapa is well known for its historic Deras and Guruduwaras. A famous holy place named as Baba Math is the main attraction of this town. Tapa is situated at Barnala-Bathinda Main Road (N.H 7) between Rampura and Barnala and Bathinda. It is 24 km towards Bathinda from Barnala and 42 km towards Barnala from Bathinda. Moga Road also passes through it towards Pakho-Kenchian.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Tapa had a population of 18,887. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Tapa has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 62%, and female literacy is 51%. In Tapa, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. Tapa is small town situated in Barnala district.It is well connected by road and railway line. Tapa was founded in 15th century.

Social clubs[edit]

  • Happy Club (Regd.) Tapa
  • Mini Sahara Welfare Club
  • Baba Sukhanand eye donation society Tapa
  • Tapa welfare club
  • Jai Durga Club Tapa

Education[edit]

List of Educational institutes in Tapa:

Schools:

  • shivalik public school,tapa
  • Shama Public Sen.Sec.School,Tapa
  • Government Boys S S School, Tapa
  • Government Girls S S School, Tapa
  • Arya Samaj Public High School, Tapa
  • S.S.N Senior Secondary School, Tapa
  • Sarvhitkari Vidya Mandir Public High School, Tapa
  • Guru Nanak Dev Public High School, Tapa
  • Dashmesh Public High School, Dhillwan(Tapa)
  • Holy Angels Public High School, Tapa

Colleges:

  • New Era Girls College, Tapa
  • M.S.D Women College, Tapa

References[edit]

  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.