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Noorpur (Bijnor)

Noorpur
city
Noorpur
Noorpur
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India

Coordinates: 29°09′N 78°24′E / 29.150°N 78.400°E / 29.150; 78.400Coordinates: 29°09′N 78°24′E / 29.150°N 78.400°E / 29.150; 78.400

Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Bijnor
Population (2000)
 • Total 33,580
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 246734
Telephone code 01345

Noorpur is a city and a municipal board in Bijnor district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It was the birthplace of fifth Prime Minister of India Chaudhary Charan Singh. It has Muslim, Sikh and Rajput pupulation. Khalsa Inter College was established by the Sikhs in the 1950s. There is a main education center of Muslim is Ashraf Zakariya Islamiyan Inter College. Children's Academy, R.R Public School, Saraswati Sishu Mandir & Saint Mary are some notable schools for children.


Demographics

As of 2001, according to the census of India,[1] Noorpur had a population of 33,580. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Noorpur has an average literacy rate of 56%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 64%, and female literacy is 48%. In Noorpur, 22% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Noorpur
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
33%
Muslims
  
66%
Jains
  
0.5%
Others†
  
0.5%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

Location

Noorpur is connected by the SH-76 to Moradabad. The distance of Noorpur from Delhi is 160 km. It is 115 KM from Meerut, 160 KM from DHERADUN, 100 KM from Jim Corbett National Park. The nearest railway station Chandpur which is 13 KM from Noorpur.

Education

The degree colleges in Noorpur : Dharamveer Institute of Education and Technology, Janta Degree College

References

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