Manjeshwar

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Manjeshwar
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Manjeshwar
Manjeshwar (India)
Coordinates: 12°43′27″N74°52′27″E / 12.7243°N 74.8743°E / 12.7243; 74.8743 Coordinates: 12°43′27″N74°52′27″E / 12.7243°N 74.8743°E / 12.7243; 74.8743
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Kasaragod
Taluk Manjeshwaram
Named for Manjula Kshetra
Government
  BodyGrama Panchayat
Area
  Total28.38 km2 (10.96 sq mi)
Population
 (2011) [1]
  Total41,515
  Density1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English [2]
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
671323
Telephone code4998
Vehicle registration KL-14

Manjeshwar is a town and a minor port in Kasaragod district at the northern tip of Kerala. It is situated at a distance of 584 kilometres (360 mi) from the state capital Thiruvananthapuram, 28 kilometres (20 mi) north of district HQ Kasaragod and 30 kilometres (20 mi) south of Mangalore city in neighbouring Karnataka. It is a coastal town in Kasaragod district.

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Demographics

The Manjeshwar Census Town (CT) has an area of 3.98 km² with population of 8,742 of which 4,178 are males while 4,564 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

The Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1149 which is 13.14% of the total population of Manjeshwar (CT). In Manjeshwar Census Town, the Female Sex Ratio is of 1092 against the state average of 1084. Moreover, the Child Sex Ratio in Manjeshwar is around 995 compared to the Kerala state average of 964. Literacy rate of Manjeshwar city is 92.91%, which is lower than the state average of 94.00%. In Manjeshwar, male literacy is around 97.53% while female literacy is 88.75%. [3]

Religions

As per 2011 census report, Manjeshwar census town had total population of 8,742 among which 5,827 are Muslims (66.7%), 2,742 are Hindus (31.4%), 165 are Christians (1.9%), 28 people not stated their religion (0.3%) and 4 marked under others category. [4]

YearMaleFemaleTotal PopulationChangeReligion (%)
HinduMuslimChristianSikhsBuddhistJainOther religions and persuasionsReligion not stated
2001 [5] 867542854417-33.9861.724.2500000.05
2011 [6] 874241784564+0.77%31.3766.661.890.010000.08

Education

Health

Manjeshwar is one of the areas with large number of HIV patients. 970 HIV cases were registered in Kasaragod district. Ten HIV deaths were reported from Kasaragod district within a short period of two months in 2016. There is no special facility or doctors for HIV patients in this area. HIV affected areas in Kasaragod include Dharmathadka, Nileshwaram, Manjeshwar, Bandiyod, Vellarikundu, Kasaragod town and Padannakkad. [7]

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References

  1. https://censusindia.gov.in  › 3...PDF Web results Kasaragod - DISTRICT CENSUS HANDBOOK
  2. "The Kerala Official Language (Legislation) Act, 1969" (PDF).
  3. Kerala, Directorate of Census Operations. District Census Handbook, Kasaragod (PDF). Thiruvananthapuram: Directorateof Census Operations,Kerala. p. 100,101. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  4. "Religion – Kerala, Districts and Sub-districts". Census of India 2011. Office of the Registrar General.
  5. Census India 2001.
  6. Census India 2011.
  7. "10 HIV deaths reported in Kasargod dist within 2 months".