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Kichha is oldest tehseel of Rudrapur district. It is older than Rudrapur city. It has its own municipal board, located in Udham Singh Nagar district, Uttarakhand, India.

Kichha
Indira Gandhi playground in Kichha
Indira Gandhi playground in Kichha
Kichha is located in Uttarakhand
Kichha
Kichha
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Kichha is located in India
Kichha
Kichha
Kichha (India)
Coordinates: 28°55′N 79°30′E / 28.92°N 79.50°E / 28.92; 79.50Coordinates: 28°55′N 79°30′E / 28.92°N 79.50°E / 28.92; 79.50
Country India
StateUttarakhand
DistrictUdham Singh Nagar
Founded byKing Kichhak
Named forKing Kichhak
Government
 • TypeDemocratic
Elevation
293 m (961 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total41,965
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
263148
STD code05944
Vehicle registrationUK 06

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GeographyEdit

Kichha is located at 28°55′N 79°30′E / 28.92°N 79.50°E / 28.92; 79.50.[1] The town has an average elevation of 293  meters (953  feet).

DemographicsEdit

As of 2011 India census,[2] Kichha, a small but beautiful town previously was in Nainital district, had a population of 41,965. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Kichha has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 59%. In Kichha, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

EconomyEdit

Kichha has largely an agriculture-based economy. Paddy, wheat, and sugarcane are the major crops here. Most of the farmers are rich and affluent due to the availability of rich arable land and their sheer hard work. There are some 30+ rice mills in its vicinity. After the establishment of SIDCUL, the economy has developed a lot.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc – Kichha
  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.