Etah district

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Etah district
District of Uttar Pradesh
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
Administrative divisionAligarh
HeadquartersEtah
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesEtah
Area
 • Total5,444 km2 (2,102 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total1,761,152[1]
Demographics
 • Literacy73.27%.[1]
WebsiteOfficial website

Etah district is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh state of India, and Etah town is the district headquarters. Etah district is a part of Aligarh Division. The driving distance from New Delhi to Etah is 207 km.[2]

Economy[edit]

In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Etah one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640).[3] It is one of the 34 districts in Uttar Pradesh currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).[3]

Vishnu Gupta (born 1984) – founder and National President of the Hindu Sena

Demographics[edit]

Religions in Etah District
Religion Percent
Hindus
90.79%
Muslims
8.25%

According to the 2011 census Etah district has a population of 1,761,143,[1] roughly equal to the nation of The Gambia[4] or the US state of Nebraska.[5] This gives it a ranking of 272nd in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 717 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,860/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 12.77%.[1] Etah has a sex ratio of 863 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 73.27%.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  2. ^ "Distance between New Delhi, Delhi and Etah, Uttar Pradesh 142 Miles / 228 Km". www.distancebetweencities.co.in.
  3. ^ a b Ministry of Panchayati Raj (September 8, 2009). "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme" (PDF). National Institute of Rural Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 5, 2012. Retrieved September 27, 2011.
  4. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Gambia, The 1,797,860 July 2011 est.
  5. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on October 19, 2013. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Nebraska 1,826,341

Coordinates: 27°30′N 78°45′E / 27.500°N 78.750°E / 27.500; 78.750