Charkhari

Charkhari is a town in Mahoba district of Uttar Pradesh state, India.

Charkhari
town
Charkhari is located in Uttar Pradesh
Charkhari
Charkhari
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Charkhari is located in India
Charkhari
Charkhari
Charkhari (India)
Coordinates: 25°24′N 79°45′E / 25.4°N 79.75°ECoordinates: 25°24′N 79°45′E / 25.4°N 79.75°E
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Mahoba
Elevation 184 m (604 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 23,823
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 210421
Vehicle registration UP
Website up.gov.in

Geography

Charkhari is located at 25°24′N 79°45′E / 25.4°N 79.75°E.[1] It has an average elevation of 184 metres (603 feet). Charkhari is also known as the 'Kashmir of Bundelkhand'. The town is surrounded by many lakes.[2]

History

Charkhari State was one of the Princely states of India during the period of the British Raj. The state was founded in 1765 by Bijai Bahadur, a Rajput of Bundela clan. On India’s independence, this Princely state was acceded to India.[3]

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[4] Charkhari had a population of 23,823. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Charkhari has an average literacy rate of 58%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 68% and female literacy of 47%. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Charkhari
  2. ^ India heritage hub
  3. ^ India heritage hub
  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.

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