Etawah district

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Etawah district
District of Uttar Pradesh
Location of Etawah district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Etawah district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Administrative division Kanpur
Headquarters Etawah
Tehsils Etawah, Bharthana, Jaswantnagar, Chakarnagar, Saifai, Takha
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Etawah, Mainpuri
Area
 • Total 2,434 km2 (940 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 1,575,247
 • Density 650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Major highways NH 19 & Agra Lucknow Expressway
Average annual precipitation 792 mm
Website Official website

Etawah district is one of the districts in the western portion of Uttar Pradesh state of India. Etawah town is the district headquarters. The district covers an area of 2311 km². It has a population of 1.338.871 (2001 Census).

Demographics[edit]

Religions in Etawah District
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
92.17%
Muslims
  
7.20%
Etawah Jn

According to the 2011 census Etawah district has a population of 1,575,247,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Gabon[2] or the US state of Idaho.[3] This gives it a ranking of 316th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 157 inhabitants per square kilometre (410/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 12.91%.[1] Etawah has a sex ratio of 970 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 70.14%.[1]

Education[edit]

Universities[edit]

Schools and colleges[edit]

In 2015, the work of a first-of-its-kind Sports University started at Saifai.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Gabon 1,576,665 
  3. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on October 19, 2013. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Idaho 1,567,582 
  4. ^ "रिम्स सैफई बना आयुर्विज्ञान विश्वविद्यालय". अमर उजाला (in हिन्दी). 6 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "UP govt to establish medical science university in Saifai". Business Standard. 13 March 2015. 
  6. ^ "सैफई मेडिकल यूनिवर्सिटी को गवर्नर का ओके". NBT (in Hindi). 3 May 2016. 
  7. ^ "www.ccspg.org (Website of Chaudhary Charan Singh Post Graduate College)". Chaudhary Charan Singh Post Graduate College. 
  8. ^ "सैफई में बनेगी देश की पहली स्पोर्ट्स यूनिवर्सिटी!". पत्रिका (in Hindi). Dec 7, 2015. 
  9. ^ "www.ssmssps.com (Website of S.S. Memorial Senior Secondary Public School)". S.S. Memorial Senior Secondary Public School. 
  10. ^ "Colleges in ETAWAH DISTRICT". Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University. 
  11. ^ "List of Law Colleges having approval of affiliation of the Bar Council of India" (PDF). Bar Council of India. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 26°47′24″N 79°01′12″E / 26.79000°N 79.02000°E / 26.79000; 79.02000