Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh

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Jaunpur
Shahi bridge, Jaunpur
Coordinates: 25°44′N 82°41′E / 25.73°N 82.68°E / 25.73; 82.68Coordinates: 25°44′N 82°41′E / 25.73°N 82.68°E / 25.73; 82.68
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictJaunpur
Founded1359
Named forMuhammad bin Tughlaq
(nickname - Jauna Khan)
Government
 • Jaunpur (Lok Sabha constituency)Shyam Singh Yadav (BSP)
Elevation
82 m (269 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total180,362
 • Density1,113/km2 (2,880/sq mi)
Language
 • OfficialHindi[1]
 • Additional officialUrdu[1]
 • RegionalBhojpuri[2]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationUP-62
Sex ratio924 females per 1000 males /
Websitehttp://jaunpur.nic.in

Jaunpur (Hindustani pronunciation: [dʒɔːnpʊr] (audio speaker iconlisten) is a city and a municipal board in Jaunpur district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is about 228 km southeast of state capital Lucknow.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "52nd Report of the Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities in India" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  2. India, Linguistic Survey of (1968). Linguistic Survey of India. Motilal Banarsidass. p. 248.