(Last Updated on : 05/07/2014)
Jhinjhak is a town situated Kanpur Dehat District of the northern state of India, Uttar Pradesh. The nagar panchayat looks after the local administration of the place. The town is located in the western part of the district. Mati, which is the district headquarters, is located at a distance of 40 km from Jhinjhak and Kanpur is located at a distance of 40 km. from Jhinjhak. The neighbouring towns around Jhinjhak are Dibiyapur, Rasulabad and Rura within 20 km. The nearest railway station is the Jhinjhak Railway Station on the Allahabad division of Northern Railways and the nearest airport is the CA Kanpur Airport. The nearby cities are Kanpur in the east at a distance of 60 km. and Etawah in the west at a distance of 40 km. Geographically, the town is located between 26.57° North latitude and 79.73° East longitude at a height of 131 metres above mean sea level.
The census report that came out in 2001 states that Jhinjhak had a population of 20406. Males account for 53% of the population and females account for 47% of the population. In Jhinjhak, 15% of the population is less than six years of age. The census report also brings out the literacy rate which for Jhinjhak is 69%. The literacy rate is higher than the national average literacy rate which is 59.5%. Out of it, the male literacy rate is 75% and the female literacy rate is 63%.