Sini, Jharkhand

Sini is a census town in Seraikella- Kharshwan district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.

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city
Sini is located in Jharkhand
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Location in Jharkhand, India
Sini is located in India
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Sini (India)
Coordinates: 22°48′N 85°58′E / 22.8°N 85.97°ECoordinates: 22°48′N 85°58′E / 22.8°N 85.97°E
Country India
StateJharkhand
DistrictSeraikella Kharsawan
Elevation183 m (600 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total6,489
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, Santali
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationJH

Geography

Sini is located at 22°48′N 85°58′E / 22.8°N 85.97°E.[1] It has an average elevation of 183 metres (600 feet). The main source of livelihood for the common people is the Railway Workshop situated near the Sini Railway Station. There is also one Zonal Railway Training Institute (Z.R.T.I.) of Indian Railways situated at Sini. Sini is also blessed to have a very old cricket ground, popular as "Shershah Ground" (South Eastern Railway Sports Association or S.E.R.S.A.) where many inter division level competitions are held on a regular basis.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[2] Sini had a population of 6,489. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Sini has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 63%. In Sini, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport

Sini is a station on the Tatanagar–Bilaspur section of Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line.

References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Sini
  2. ^ "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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