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
Tehsils5
Government
 • TypeMember of parliament
 • BJPSatish Kumar Gautam
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesAligarh
Area
 • Total3,788 km2 (1,463 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total3,673,889[1]
Demonym(s)Aligarian
Language
 • OfficialHindi[3]
 • Additional officialUrdu[3]
 • RegionalBraj Bhasha
 • Literacy69.61%.[1]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
202001,202002
Telephone code0571
Major highwaysNH91
Websitealigarh.nic.in

Aligarh district is a district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. This district is a part of Aligarh Division. The districts which adjoin Aligarh are (clockwise from north) Gautam Buddha Nagar, Bulandshahr, Sambhal, Badaun, Kasganj, Hathras and Mathura.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census Aligarh district has a population of 36,73,889,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Mauritania[4] or the US state of Oklahoma.[5] 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]

Religion-Hindu 79.05%, Muslim 19.85% and rest are others.

The local language is Brajbhasha. At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 94.53% of the population in the district spoke Hindi and 5.34% Urdu as their first language.[6]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901869,799—    
1911844,344−0.30%
1921769,060−0.93%
1931848,737+0.99%
1941994,253+1.60%
19511,118,017+1.18%
19611,278,945+1.35%
19711,541,536+1.88%
19811,884,955+2.03%
19912,449,597+2.65%
20012,992,286+2.02%
20113,673,889+2.07%
source:[7]

Tehsils[edit]

In 1941 to 1991 Census Aligarh District Includes the following tehsils

Following Creation of Hathras District In 1997 Hathras , Sikandra Rao , Iglas . Later Iglas was again returned to Aligarh District.

Blocks[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]

Near by Districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  2. ^ "Census of India: Search Details". www.censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 29 September 2019.
  3. ^ a b "52nd REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR LINGUISTIC MINORITIES IN INDIA" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  4. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Liberia 3,786,764 July 2011 est.
  5. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Oklahoma 3,751,351
  6. ^ "Census of India Website : Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India". www.censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 14 December 2019.
  7. ^ Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901

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