Gautam Budh Nagar district
|Gautam Budh Nagar district|
Gautam Budh Nagar (Hindi: गौतम बुद्ध नगर ज़िला, Urdu: گ) is a largely suburban district of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. It is part of the National Capital Region (India). The Greater Noida is the district administrative headquarters. The district is one of the fastest growing parts of India, registering 51.52% growth in the preceding decade, according to the census of 2011. Gautam Budh Nagar is variously spelled Gautam Buddah Nagar or Gautam Buddh Nagar.
According to the 2011 census, Gautam Budh Nagar has a population of 1,674,714. It is ranked 294th out of a total of 640 Indian districts in terms of population. Gautam Budh Nagar has a population density of 1,161 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,010 /sq mi). Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 39.32%. Gautam Budh Nagar has a sex ratio of 852 females for every 1,000 males, and a literacy rate of 82.2%.
- "Ghaziabad, GB Nagar hub of high literacy, falling sex ratio". The Times Of India. 2011-04-06.
- "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.