Umaria

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This article is about the municipality in Madhya Pradesh, India. For its namesake district, see Umaria District.
Umaria
city
Umaria is located in Madhya Pradesh
Umaria
Umaria
Umaria is located in India
Umaria
Umaria
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 23°23′N 81°06′E / 23.38°N 81.10°E / 23.38; 81.10Coordinates: 23°23′N 81°06′E / 23.38°N 81.10°E / 23.38; 81.10
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Umaria
Elevation 538 m (1,765 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 33,114
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Sex ratio 0.891 /
Website www.umaria.nic.in

Umaria is a municipality city[2] in the Umaria district of the Shahdol Division of Madhya Pradesh, India. Umaria is located at 23°25′N 78°38′E / 23.42°N 78.63°E / 23.42; 78.63[3] and has an average elevation of 538 metres (1765 feet).

Demographics[edit]

According to the latest 2011 census, Umaria has a population of 33,114 divided in 15 wards. Male population is 17,509 and that of female is 15,605. Umaria has an average literacy rate of 84.70 percent, higher than state average of 69.32 percent, male literacy is 91.10 percent, and female literacy is 77.49 percent. In Umaria, 12.34 percent of the population is under 6 years of age. Out of the total population, 10,511 out of which 8,758 are males, engaged in work or business activity.

Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes constitutes 12.82 percent and 18.57 percent of the total population in Umaria.[2]

Religions in Umaria, 2011 Census data
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
91.51%
Muslims
  
7.53%
Others†
  
0.96%
Distribution of religions
Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, and Jains.

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