Surgana

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Surgana
census town
Surgana is located in Maharashtra
Surgana
Surgana
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 20°34′N 73°37′E / 20.57°N 73.62°E / 20.57; 73.62Coordinates: 20°34′N 73°37′E / 20.57°N 73.62°E / 20.57; 73.62
Country India
StateMaharashtra
DistrictNashik
Elevation
533 m (1,749 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total6,144
Languages
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-MH
Websitemaharashtra.gov.in

Surgana is a census town and taluka in Nashik District in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

History[edit]

During the British Raj era, Surgana State was one of several princely states governed by the Pawar dynasty of Kolis. It was the only state of the Nasik Agency.[1][2][3]

Geography[edit]

Surgana is located at 20°34′N 73°37′E / 20.57°N 73.62°E / 20.57; 73.62.[4] It has an average elevation of 533 metres (1748 feet). It is about 90 km from Nashik.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2001 India census, Surgana had a population of 6,147.[5] Males constituted 54% of the population and females 46%. Surgana had an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 75%, and female literacy was 64%. In 2001 in Surgana, 13% of the population was under 6 years of age.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GAZETTEERs OF BOMBAY PRESIDENCY - KHANDESH". Maharashtra.gov.in. Maharashtra Government Gazetteers Department. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  2. ^ Great Britain. India Office. "Great Britain. India Office. Imperial gazetteer of India .. (Volume 23) online. (page 20 of 52)". Retrieved 5 February 2018 – via ebooksread.com.
  3. ^ Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency: Khándesh. Government Central Press. 1880. p. 612. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Surgana, India Page". FallingRain.com. 27 August 2016. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Census 2001 Population Finder: Maharashtra: Town: Surgana (C.T.)". Office of The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.
  6. ^ "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.