Aligarh district

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Aligarh district
अलीगढ़ ज़िला
علی گڑھ ‏ضلع
District of Uttar Pradesh
Location of Aligarh district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Aligarh district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Administrative division Aligarh
Headquarters Aligarh
Tehsils 7
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Aligarh
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,673,849,[1]
Demographics
 • Literacy 69.61%.[1]
Major highways NH91
Website Official website

Aligarh District (Hindi: अलीगढ़ ज़िला, Urdu: علی گڑھ ‏ضلع‎) is a district in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Its district seat is located in the city of Aligarh .[citation needed]

The Aligarh District belongs to Aligarh Division.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census Aligarh district has a population of 3,673,849,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Mauritania[2] or the US state of Oklahoma.[3] This gives it a ranking of 76th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 1,007 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,610 /sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 22.78%.[1] Aligarh has a sex ratio of 876 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 69.61%.[1]

Tehsil in Aligarh[edit]

Blocks in Aligarh[edit]

In Aligarh there are 13 Blocks

  • DHANIPUR
  • AKRABAD
  • GONDA
  • IGLAS
  • TAPPAL
  • KHAIR
  • ATRAULI
  • CHANDAUS
  • LODHA
  • Jawan
  • BIJAULI
  • GANGIRI
  • KHAIR CITY
  • DADON

Education in Aligarh[edit]

With around thirty thousand students, Aligarh Muslim University is the center of higher education in Aligarh. The university offers more than 250 courses in both traditional and modern fields of education. In addition, there are many decent schools and colleges for primary and secondary level education.

Towns in Aligarh district[edit]

Power plants of Aligarh district[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Liberia 3,786,764 July 2011 est." 
  3. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "Oklahoma 3,751,351" 

External links[edit]

Official website

Coordinates: 27°50′N 78°10′E / 27.833°N 78.167°E / 27.833; 78.167