Radhanpur


Radhanpur

Infobox Indian Jurisdiction
native_name = Radhanpur | type = city | latd = 23.83 | longd = 71.6
locator_position = right | state_name = Gujarat
district = Patan
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altitude = 27
population_as_of = 2001
population_total = 32,076| population_density =
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Radhanpur is a city and a municipality in Patan district in the Indian state of Gujarat.

The State of Radhanpur of Babi dynasty was founded in 1693 AD by "Nawab Khan Jahan" (Jawan Mard Khan I, son of the Nawab of Junagadh), and was a princely state under Palanpur agency of Bombay Presidency. It was a walled town, with an export trade in rapeseed, grain and cotton.

Geography

Radhanpur is located at coord|23.83|N|71.6|E| [ [http://www.fallingrain.com/world/IN/9/Radhanpur.html Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Radhanpur] ] . It has an average elevation of 27 metres (88 feet).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census [GR|India] , Radhanpur had a population of 32,076. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Radhanpur has an average literacy rate of 58%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 47%. In Radhanpur, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References

*1911


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