Jafarabad is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Jafarabad is located in India
Jafarabad (India)
Coordinates: 25°42′N 82°42′E / 25.700°N 82.700°E / 25.700; 82.700Coordinates: 25°42′N 82°42′E / 25.700°N 82.700°E / 25.700; 82.700
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
 • TypeChairman
 • BodyCentral government
 • Total10,792
 • OfficialHindi[2]
 • Additional officialUrdu[2]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationUP 62

Jafarabad (sometimes Zafarabad) is a town and nagar panchayat in Jaunpur district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.[1]


As of 2011 Indian Census, Jafarabad had a total population of 10,792, of which 5,578 were males and 5,214 were females. Population within the age group of 0 to 6 years was 1,595. The total number of literates in Jafarabad was 6,897, which constituted 63.9% of the population with male literacy of 71.1% and female literacy of 56.3%. The effective literacy rate of 7+ population of Jafarabad was 75.0%, of which male literacy rate was 84.0% and female literacy rate was 65.5%. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes population was 1,374 and 27 respectively. Jafarabad had 1497 households in 2011.[1]

As of the 2001 Census of India,[3] Jafarabad had a population of 8,801. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Jafarabad has an average literacy rate of 58%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 48%. In Jafarabad, 20% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Zafarabad (IR Station code ZBD) is an important railway junction station under Allahabad division of Northern Railway (India) zone of Indian Railways.

It connects Jaunpur Junction on north direction, Janghai junction, Phaphamau Junction, Allahabad of east direction, Varanasi Junction on south-east direction and Sultanpur junction on North-west direction.[4]


  1. ^ a b c "Census of India: Jafarabad". www.censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 2 November 2020.
  2. ^ a b "52nd Report of the Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities in India" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  3. ^ "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.
  4. ^ Indian railways