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Bhopal District is a district of Madhya Pradesh state in central India. The city of Bhopal serves as its administrative headquarters. The district is part of Bhopal Division.
Demographics [ edit ]
According to the
2011 census Bhopal District has a population of 23,68,145, roughly equal to the nation of [3 ] Latvia or the US state of [4 ] New Mexico. This gives it a ranking of 189th in India (out of a total of [5 ] 640). The district has a population density of 854 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,210 /sq mi) . [3 ] Its [3 ] population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 28.46%. Bhopal has a [3 ] sex ratio of 911 females for every 1000 males, and a [3 ] literacy rate of 82.26%. [3 ]
The district has an area of 2,772 km².
2011 census, population of the district is 23,68,145 (12,39,378 males and 11,28,767 females) with a sex ratio of 911 females per 1000 males. Population density is 854/km² Total literacy rate is 82.3% (male 87.4% and female 76.6%). [1 ] [2 ]
According to the provisional data of the
Geography [ edit ]
Bhopal District is bounded by the districts of
Guna to the north, Vidisha to the northeast, Raisen to the east and southeast, Sehore to the southwest and west, and Rajgarh to the northwest.
The city of Bhopal lies in the southern part of the district, and the majority of the population resides within Bhopal municipality. The town of
Berasia lies in the northern part of the district.
Climate [ edit ]
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References [ edit ]
^ a b c "Distribution of population, sex ratio, density and decadal growth rate of population - State and District : 2011". Office of The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, Government of India . Retrieved 18 July 2011.
^ a b "Total Population, child population in the age group 0-6,literates and literacy rates by sex: 2011". Office of The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, Government of India . Retrieved 18 July 2011.
^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011 . Retrieved 2011-09-30.
^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population" . Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Latvia 22,04,708 July 2011 est."
^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau . Retrieved 2011-09-30. "New Mexico - 2,059,179"
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Coordinates: 23°16′00″N 77°24′00″E / 23.2667°N 77.4°E