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Kirtinagar

Kirtinagar
town
Kirtinagar is located in Uttarakhand
Kirtinagar
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Coordinates:
Country  India
State Uttarakhand
District Tehri Garhwal
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,040
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 249161
Telephone code 9897101720
Sex ratio 1:1 /

Kirtinagar is a town and a Nagar Panchayat and a Taluk in Tehri Garhwal district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • History 2
  • Demographics 3
  • References 4

Geography

Kirtinagar is located at .[1] Kirtinagar Taluk contains around 20 villages.[2]

History

Kirtinagar was founded by Garhwal Raja Kirti Shah by the Alaknanda River in response to the destruction by flood of nearby Old Srinagar in 1894.[3]

Demographics

As of the 2011 Census Kirtinagar has a population of 1,517, of which 41% are females and 10% are children up to 6 years of age. The average literacy rate is 81%, higher than the state average of 79%, with male literacy at 79%, and female literacy at 85%.[4] Over the ten years from 2001, the population has increased hugely, by 46% from 1040, and the proportions of females and children are both slightly down from their earlier 43% and 11% levels. Literacy is up from 76%.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Yahoo maps location of Kirtinagar". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2009-01-19. 
  2. ^ "Villages in Kirtinagar Taluk, Tehri Garhwal District, Uttarakhand". Soki.In. Retrieved 14 July 2015. 
  3. ^ Urbanization in Garhwal Himalaya: A Geographical Interpretation. New Delhi: Surendra Singh M.D. Publications Pvt. Ltd. 1 Jan 1995. Retrieved 14 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "Kirtinagar City Population Census 2011 - Uttarakhand". Census 2011 India. Retrieved 14 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "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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