Aligarh district

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Aligarh district
Location of Aligarh district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Aligarh district in Uttar Pradesh
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
DivisionAligarh
HeadquartersAligarh
Tehsils7
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesAligarh
Population
 (2011)
 • Total3,673,889[1]
Demographics
 • Literacy69.61%.[1]
Major highwaysNH91
WebsiteOfficial website

Aligarh district is a district in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The district belongs to Aligarh Division.

Demographics[edit]

Religions in Aligarh District
Religion Percent
Hindus
79.05%
Muslims
19.85%
Others†
1.10%

According to the 2011 census Aligarh district has a population of 36,73,849,[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]

Tehsils[edit]

Education in Aligarh[edit]

With around 30,000 students, Aligarh Muslim University is the centre 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.

Cities in Aligarh district[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  2. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Liberia 3,786,764 July 2011 est.
  3. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2011. 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