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Chunar, located in Mirzapur District of Uttar Pradesh state, India, is an ancient town. The railway tracks passing through Chunar railway station leads to major destinations of India, including Howrah, Delhi, Tatanagar and Varanasi. National Highway number 7 also passes through Chunar. It is connected to Varanasi, the ancient and pilgrimage city also well known as Kashi or Benaras, by roads and rails. Chunar is well known for its pottery work especially clay toys.

As of 2011 India census, Chunar had a population of 37,227. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Chunar has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy is 66% and Female literacy is 47%. In Chunar, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Source: Nagar Palika Parishad, Chunar, Mirzapur (U.P.)

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