Tekanpur, India

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Tekanpur
city
Tekanpur is located in Madhya Pradesh
Tekanpur
Tekanpur
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Tekanpur is located in India
Tekanpur
Tekanpur
Tekanpur (India)
Coordinates: 25°59′N 78°16′E / 25.98°N 78.27°E / 25.98; 78.27Coordinates: 25°59′N 78°16′E / 25.98°N 78.27°E / 25.98; 78.27
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Gwalior
Founded by Ayush Morbar
Government
 • Type Gram Panchayat
 • Body Sarpanch
Elevation 190 m (620 ft)
Population (Census 2011)
 • Total 12,348
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-MP
Vehicle registration MP07

Tekanpur is a census town in Gwalior district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The town is also home to the Border Security Force Academy[1] where the Assistant Commandants and the Sub-Inspectors of the paramilitary force train.

Geography[edit]

Tekanpur is located at 25°59′N 78°16′E / 25.98°N 78.27°E / 25.98; 78.27.[2] It has an average elevation of 190 metres (623 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Tekanpur had a population of 12,819. Males constitute 67% of the population and females 33%. Tekanpur has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 87%, and female literacy is 60%. In Tekanpur, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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