Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh

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Barabanki
City
The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) Bus Station at Barabanki Clockwise from top: Barabanki clocktower, Dewa, Parijaat tree, Anand Bhawan School, National Highway 28, K. D. Singh Babu Stadium, Barabanki
The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) Bus Station at Barabanki
Barabanki Ghantaghar.jpg
K D Singh Babu Stadium.jpg
DewaSharif.jpg
NH 28 passing near Basti.jpg
Parijat-tree-at-Kintoor-Barabanki-001.jpg
Anand Bhawan School front view.png
Barabanki is located in Uttar Pradesh
Barabanki
Barabanki
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Barabanki is located in India
Barabanki
Barabanki
Barabanki (India)
Coordinates: 26°55′N 81°12′E / 26.92°N 81.2°E / 26.92; 81.2Coordinates: 26°55′N 81°12′E / 26.92°N 81.2°E / 26.92; 81.2
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictBarabanki
Elevation
125 m (410 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total146,831
 • Density331/km2 (860/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
225 001
Telephone code5248
Vehicle registrationUP-41
District MagistrateSri Akhilesh Tiwari, IAS
Websitebarabanki.nic.in

Barabanki is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. It is the administrative headquarters of Barabanki District. The city is about 30 km east of Lucknow, the state capital.

City configuration[edit]

Barabanki city comprises:

  1. Barabanki village (revenue village)
  2. Nawabganj (tehsil)
  3. Banki (town area)
  4. Barel (village)
  5. Satrikh (village)
  6. Kurauli (village)
  7. 252 Bomb Disposal Company (cantonment)[1]
  8. Suburbs

Demographics[edit]

As per provisional data of the 2011 census, the Barabanki urban agglomeration had a population of 146,831, with 77,766 males and 69,065 females. The literacy rate was 81.85%.[2]

Barabanki District is classified by the national government as a "Minority Concentrated District in India"[3] and Barabanki city is classified as a Muslim-majority city in the government files.[4]

Notable residents[edit]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Nawabganj, Barabanki
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 22.0
(71.6)
26.0
(78.8)
32.0
(89.6)
38.0
(100.4)
40.0
(104)
39.0
(102.2)
34.0
(93.2)
33.0
(91.4)
33.0
(91.4)
33.0
(91.4)
29.0
(84.2)
24.0
(75.2)
31.9
(89.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 15.0
(59)
18.5
(65.3)
23.5
(74.3)
29.5
(85.1)
32.5
(90.5)
33.0
(91.4)
30.0
(86)
29.5
(85.1)
28.5
(83.3)
26.5
(79.7)
21.0
(69.8)
16.5
(61.7)
25.3
(77.5)
Average low °C (°F) 8.0
(46.4)
11.0
(51.8)
15.0
(59)
21.0
(69.8)
25.0
(77)
27.0
(80.6)
26.0
(78.8)
26.0
(78.8)
24.0
(75.2)
20.0
(68)
13.0
(55.4)
9.0
(48.2)
18.8
(65.8)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 18.5
(0.728)
12.6
(0.496)
8.3
(0.327)
4.9
(0.193)
39.4
(1.551)
80.3
(3.161)
212.1
(8.35)
187.3
(7.374)
170.1
(6.697)
32.3
(1.272)
7.0
(0.276)
13.7
(0.539)
786.5
(30.965)
Average rainy days (≥ 0.1 mm) 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.0 3.0 7.0 15.0 14.0 9.0 2.0 1.0 1.0 59
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Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "252 Bomb disposal Company (Barabanki)". Wikimapia.org. Retrieved 2012-06-17.
  2. ^ "Urban Agglomerations/Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011. Retrieved 2012-07-07.
  3. ^ "Identification of Minority Concentration Districts". Press Information Bureau (Government of India). 2007-06-22. Archived from the original on 28 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-31.
  4. ^ Ashok, Akash Deep (6 December 2013). "Babri Masjid anniversary: A few more things that were demolished that day". India Today. New Delhi. Retrieved 7 December 2013.