Maghar

मगहर
Town
Maghar
Maghar
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Maghar
Maghar
Maghar (India)
Coordinates: 26°46′N 83°08′E / 26.76°N 83.13°E / 26.76; 83.13Coordinates: 26°46′N 83°08′E / 26.76°N 83.13°E / 26.76; 83.13
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictSant Kabir Nagar
Elevation
68 m (223 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total19,181
Demonym(s)Maghari
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationUP-58
Websiteup.gov.in

Maghar is a town and a nagar panchayat in Sant Kabir Nagar district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Kabir, the 15th century mystic poet, died and is buried in Maghar. The Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, laid the foundation stone of Sant Kabir Academy (a research institute) at Maghar on the 500th death anniversary of the death of Kabir on 28 June 2018.

Geography

Maghar is located at 26°46′N 83°08′E / 26.76°N 83.13°E / 26.76; 83.13.[1] It has an average elevation of 68 metres (223 feet).

Demographics

At the 2011 India census, Maghar had a population of 19,181.[2]

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