East Delhi

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East Delhi
District
East Delhi is located in Delhi
East Delhi
East Delhi
Location in Delhi, India
Coordinates: 28°38′24″N 77°17′24″E / 28.64000°N 77.29000°E / 28.64000; 77.29000Coordinates: 28°38′24″N 77°17′24″E / 28.64000°N 77.29000°E / 28.64000; 77.29000
Country India
StateDelhi
HeadquartersPreet Vihar
Government
 • BodyEast Delhi Municipal Corporation Mayor = Satya Sharma
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, English, Punjabi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Nearest cityNoida, Ghaziabad
Lok Sabha constituencyEast Delhi
Civic agencyEast Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC)
Map showing the nine districts of Delhi.

East Delhi (a.k.a. Trans Yamuna) is an administrative district of the National Capital Territory of Delhi in India. It is bounded by the Yamuna River on the west, North East Delhi to the north, Ghaziabad District of Uttar Pradesh state to the east, and Gautam Buddha Nagar District of Uttar Pradesh to the south.

East Delhi has a population of 1,448,770 (2001 census) and an area of 64 km², with a population density of 22,639 persons per km².

Administratively, the district is divided into three subdivisions: Gandhi Nagar, Preet Vihar, and Shahdara

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census East Delhi has a population of 1,707,725,[1] roughly equal to the nation of The Gambia[2] or the US state of Nebraska.[3] This gives it a ranking of 284th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 26,683 inhabitants per square kilometre (69,110/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 16.68%.[1] East Delhi has a sex ratio of 883 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 88.75%.[1]

Visitor attractions[edit]

  • Aggarwal Fun City Mall
  • Akshardham Temple (one of the biggest temples in the world)
  • Cross River Mall
  • Gandhi Nagar Market
  • Lal Quarter Market, Krishna Nagar
  • Laxmi Nagar Market
  • Mahagun Mall
  • Shakarpur Main Market
  • V3S Mall
  • Yamuna Sports Complex

Health institutions[edit]

  • Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalya, Geeta Colony
  • Delhi State Cancer Institute
  • Dr. Hedgewar Arogya Sansthan situated at karkardooma
  • Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital (or GTBH or GTB Hospital) is a 1500-bed government hospital situated at Dilshad Garden and is affiliated to and acts as the teaching hospital of University College of Medical Sciences.
  • Institute of Human Behaviour & Allied Sciences (IHBAS)
  • Jain Neuro Center
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital, Khichri Pur
  • Makkar Super Speciality Hospital, Khureji Road
  • Max Super Speciality Hospital, Patparganj
  • Pushpanjali Hospital
  • Vivekanad Yogashram Hospital, Khureji Khas
  • Women wellness Clinic (Gynecology)

Major localities[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Districts of Delhi
  • Mayur Vihar
  • Babarpur Extension Welfare Society (Regd 1982) Oldest RWA in East Delhi. Famous Youth and dynamic Leader Mukesh Dixit is President of this society.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  2. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Gambia, The 1,797,860 July 2011 est.
  3. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Nebraska 1,826,341

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