(Last Updated on : 03-02-2009)
A single visit to the state of Uttar Pradesh enables a person to encounter multitudes of towns and cities that have developed here by leaps and bounds. One such significant place is Kiratpur. It is the name of a city that is located in the district of Bijnor of Uttar Pradesh state . For supervising the administration of Kiratpur city a municipal board has rightly set up.
Strategically, this Kiratpur city has been positioned approximately at 29.52° N 78.2° E. It rises to a height of 241 meters or 790 feet above the mean sea level.
For establishing familiarity with a town or city of India, first it becomes imperative for a person to acquire first hand information about its demographical situation. In order to achieve such a goal, over the years, a multitude of demographers have carried on surveys and research works. It is mainly due to their hard works that comprehensive reports could be prepared. Amongst these reports, it would be unfair if one does not mention about the Census report of a specific year. It was issued forth in the year 2001 and has been proved to be a relevant document on Kiratpur and its demographical characteristics.
Data like population status , literacy rate etc can be deciphered from this report. According to this report, the total population of Kiratpur showed a counting of 55,310. Out of it, male populace constitutes 52 % , while the population of female is 48 %. This led one to conclude that in Kiratpur females are less in number than their male counterparts. In Kiratpur, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.
From this census report, one can also decipher the status of literacy in Kiratpur. It is to be noted that the average literary rate of Kiratpur is 45 %. Thus it is even lower than that of the entire nation, which showed a counting of 59.5 %. Specification about male and female literacy rates too can be identified. Thus in Kiratpur male literacy constitutes 49 %, and rate of female literacy is 39 % only.
St.Peter's School is a school that has been formed in the year 1980 by the "Education Society of the Catholic Diocese of Bijnor". It provides excellent educational opportunities for children who are residing in Kiratpur.