(Last Updated on : 03-02-2009)
The state of Uttar Pradesh houses a multitude of cities and towns that have flourished here down the years. Amongst several towns Kaptanganj can be easily distinguished. In fact Kaptanganj is the name of a nagar panchayat town, lying in the district of Kushinagar district of Uttar Pradesh
state. It lies near about twenty-five km 'west of Padrauna'.
Experts have penned down few lines about the strategic location of this Kaptanganj town. Thus it has been positioned approximately between 26.93° N and 83.72° E. Also it has an average height of 76 meters or 249 feet.
No documentation about the characteristics of any town used to take a concrete shape unless and until one gathers enough knowledge about its demographical scenario. In order to achieve this ambitious target, quite a handful of demographers have been employed. After devoting heart and soul, they have succeeded in bringing forth certain data related to Kaptanganj like population status, literacy rate etc. In this regard it would be unfair if one does not mention about the contribution of the Census report of a particular years. Being published in the year 2001, it highlights on the demography of this Kaptanganj.
According to this report, the total population of Kaptanganj showed a population measurement of 11,493. There are provisions for knowing male and female population status from the aforesaid report. Thus male populace comprises of 53 percent. However female populace is less than males constituting 47 percent only. The children of Kaptanganj who are below six years of age constitutes of 17 percent of the total population.
Literacy rate too is an identifiable trait about any place in India. It has been noted that the average literacy rate of Kaptanganj has been deduced to be 52 percent, which is lower than that of the whole nation. 59.5 percent is the average literacy rate of India. As has been pointed out by experts, a difference also prevails between male and female literacy rates of Kaptanganj. The former constitutes of 62 percent and the latter comprises of 42 percent.
Good transportation facilitates communication and connectivity with other places of India. On the Gorakhpur - Siswa Bazar rail path, Kaptanganj Junction Railway Station is built. Varanasi
Airport also lies in vicinity