Kumbhraj

Kumbhraj is a town in Guna district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is famous for market of coriander seeds. Kumbhraj is the largest market for coriander seeds in the Asia. Kumbhraj name is given by Rana Kumbha. Notable persons: Dr. Surendra Parashar a notable scientist in the field of disease diagnosis. TB, diabetes, leishmaniasis, hepatitis, and malelira are main focus of his research. He is also developing a technology of microbial lipase production from soybean waste.

Kumbhraj
city
Kumbhraj is located in Madhya Pradesh
Kumbhraj
Kumbhraj
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Kumbhraj is located in India
Kumbhraj
Kumbhraj
Kumbhraj (India)
Coordinates: 24°22′N 77°03′E / 24.37°N 77.05°E / 24.37; 77.05Coordinates: 24°22′N 77°03′E / 24.37°N 77.05°E / 24.37; 77.05
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
DistrictGuna
Elevation
419 m (1,375 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total25,000
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-MP
Vehicle registrationMP

DemographicsEdit

As of 2001 India census,[1] Kumbhraj had a population of 25,000. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Kumbhraj has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 67%, and female literacy is 45%. In Kumbhraj, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age. Kumbhraj city is famous for coriander. City is also called the city of coriander.

GeographyEdit

Kumbhraj is located at the bank of river Parvati at24°22′N 77°03′E / 24.37°N 77.05°E / 24.37; 77.05.[2] It has an average elevation of 419 metres (1,374 feet).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "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.
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kumbhraj