Gautam Budh Nagar district

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Gautam Buddh Nagar district
गौतमबुद्धनगर
گوتم بدھ نگر ضلع
District of Uttar Pradesh
Location of Gautam Buddh Nagar district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Gautam Buddh Nagar district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Administrative division Meerut
Headquarters Greater Noida
Tehsils Dadri,Jewar and Sadar
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Gautam Buddha Nagar
 • Assembly seats Noida, Dadri & Jewar
Area
 • Total 1,442 km2 (557 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,674,714
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy 82.2 per cent[1]
 • Sex ratio 852:1000
Major highways Noida–Greater Noida Expressway and Yamuna Expressway
Website Official website

Gautam Budh Nagar is a largely suburban district of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India.[2] It is part of the National Capital Region (India). Greater Noida is the district administrative headquarters. The city of Greater Noida is India's first ISO 160001 certified city.

Gautam Budh Nagar is an important industrial district of Uttar Pradesh. The city of Greater Noida has evolved as an epicenter for technical education and industrial proliferation.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census, Gautam Budh Nagar has a population of 1,674,714.[3] It is ranked 294th out of a total of 640 Indian districts in terms of population.[3] Gautam Budh Nagar has a population density of 1,161 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,010/sq mi).[3] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 39.32%.[3] Gautam Budh Nagar has a sex ratio of 852 females for every 1,000 males,[3] and a literacy rate of 82.2%.

Due to its close proximity to Delhi, the population is highly literate with 82.2% of population in the district are literate compared to 74.04% national average.[3] The female lieracy stands at 72.78% much higher than national average of 65.46%.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "District-specific Literates and Literacy Rates, 2001". Registrar General, India, Ministry of Home Affairs. Retrieved 1 June 2014. 
  2. ^ http://gbnagar.nic.in/profile/profiletest.htm
  3. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "Ghaziabad, GB Nagar hub of high literacy, falling sex ratio". The Times Of India. TNN. 6 April 2011. Retrieved 6 April 2011. 

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Coordinates: 28°32′00″N 77°23′21″E / 28.5333°N 77.3891°E / 28.5333; 77.3891