Dhampur

Dhampur is a city and a municipal board in Bijnor district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is located at 29°18′N 78°30′E / 29.30°N 78.50°E / 29.30; 78.50, and lies in Northern India.[1]

Dhampur
city
Dhampur is located in Uttar Pradesh
Dhampur
Dhampur
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 29°18′0″N 78°30′0″E / 29.30000°N 78.50000°E / 29.30000; 78.50000Coordinates: 29°18′0″N 78°30′0″E / 29.30000°N 78.50000°E / 29.30000; 78.50000
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
Elevation
286 m (938 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total50,991
Languages
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

HistoryEdit

In 1805, Dhampur was sacked by Pindaris.[2] The Indian sugar company Dhampur Sugar Mills first started operations with the established of a sugar mill having a crushing capacity of 300 tonnes of cane per day in 1933.[3]

DemographicsEdit

As of 2001 India census,[4] Dhampur had a population of 46,855. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Dhampur has an average literacy rate of 65%: male literacy is 68% and female literacy is 60%. In Dhampur, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

As of the 2011 Census of India Dhampur is a Census Town city in district of Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh. The town has population of 6,752 of which 3,567 are males while 3,185 are females. Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1001 which is 14.83% of total population. The Female Sex Ratio is of 893 against state average of 912. Moreover, Child Sex Ratio is around 918 compared to Uttar Pradesh state average of 902. Literacy rate is 71.55%, higher than state average of 67.68%. Male literacy is around 76.75% while female literacy rate is 65.71%. The town has total administration over 1,166 houses.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dhampur City Polpulation".
  2. ^ Columbia-Lippincott Gazetteer. New York: Columbia University Press (1952). p. 510
  3. ^ "Dhampur Sugar Mills". Dhampur Sugar Mills. Archived from the original on 26 November 2016. Retrieved 7 February 2017.
  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  5. ^ "Dhampur Census 2011". Census 2011. Retrieved 7 February 2017.