Bulandshahr district

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Bulandshahr district
बुलन्दशहर ज़िला
بلند شہر ضلع
District of Uttar Pradesh
Location of Bulandshahr district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Bulandshahr district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Administrative division Meerut
Tehsils Bulandshahr, Syana, Anoopshahr,
Shikarpur, Khurja, Sikandrabad
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Bulandshahr
Demographics
 • Literacy 76.23 per cent[1]
 • Sex ratio 892
Major highways National Highway 91
Website Official website

Bulandshahr District also spelt Bulandshahar, is a district of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. Bulandshahr city is the district headquarters. Its is part of National Capital Region of India.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census Bulandshahr district has a population of 3,498,507,[2] roughly equal to the nation of Lithuania[3] or the US state of Connecticut.[4] This gives it a ranking of 85th in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 788 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,040/sq mi) .[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 20.09%.[2] Bulandshahar has a sex ratio of 892 females for every 1000 males,[2] and a literacy rate of 76.23%.[2]

In 1901, the population was 1,138,101.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District-specific Literates and Literacy Rates, 2001". Registrar General, India, Ministry of Home Affairs. Retrieved 2010-10-10. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Lithuania 3,535,547 July 2011 est. 
  4. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Connecticut 3,574,097 
  5. ^  One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Bulandshahr". Encyclopædia Britannica 4 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 28°25′N 77°50′E / 28.417°N 77.833°E / 28.417; 77.833