Yamuna Nagar district
|Yamuna Nagar district
यमुना नगर जिला
|District of Haryana|
Location of Yamuna Nagar district in Haryana
|Tehsils||1. Jagadhri, 2. Chhachhrauli, 3. Bilaspur|
|• Lok Sabha constituencies||1. Ambala (shared with Ambala district), 2. Kurukshetra (shared with Kurukshetra district)|
|• Assembly seats||4|
|• Total||1,756 km2 (678 sq mi)|
|• Density||590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)|
|• Sex ratio||862|
Yamuna Nagar district (Hindi: यमुनानगर जिला) is one of the 21 districts of Haryana state, India. The district came into existence on 1 November 1989. It occupies an area of 1,756 square kilometres (678 sq mi). Yamuna Nagar town is the district headquarters.
The district is bounded by Himachal Pradesh state in the north, by Uttar Pradesh state in the east, by Karnal district in the south, by Kurukshetra district in the southwest and Ambala district in the west.
The district comprises three tehsils: Jagadhri, Chhachhrauli and Bilaspur. These are further divided into six development blocks: Bilaspur, Sadhaura, Mustafabad, Radaur, Jagadhri and Chhachhrauli.
There are four Vidhan Sabha constituencies in this district: Sadhaura, Jagadhri, Yamuna Nagar and Radaur. While Sadhaura, Jagadhri and Yamuna Nagar are part of Ambala Lok Sabha constituency, Radaur is part of Kurukshetra Lok Sabha constituency.
According to the 2011 census Yamuna Nagar district has a population of 1,214,162, roughly equal to the nation of Bahrain or the US state of New Hampshire. This gives it a ranking of 393rd in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 687 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,780/sq mi). Its population growth rate over the decade 2001–2011 was 16.56%. Yamuna Nagar has a sex ratio of 877 females for every 1,000 males, and a literacy rate of 78.9%.
Major cities and towns
- Yamuna Nagar, a municipal corporation and district headquarters of Yamunanagar
- Jagadhri, located adjacent to Yamunanagar, is older of the twin cities.
- Adi Badri
Mata Mantra Devi Temple
The famous ancient temple of Mata Mantra Devi is situated in the upper part of Sivalik Hills range at the height of 2000 feet approx. To reach the temple complex from Jagadhri (35 km), go to beyond Bilaspur, continue through Ranjeetpur and Kathgarh villages, there walk for about 4 kms after crossing the road situated between the mountain ranges.
On the east side of Mata Mantra Devi Temple, there is a mountain top which is called Gurushikhar. About 400 meter downwards there are three sculpture of Hindu Trimurtis of lord Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva.
Jai Paul Singh Dahiya IAS (Retd). Dr Mohinder K Mehta
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