Hapur district

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Hapur district
District of Uttar Pradesh
Location of Hapur district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Hapur district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Administrative division Meerut
Headquarters Hapur
Tehsils Hapur, Garhmukteshwar, Dhaulana
 • Total 660 km2 (250 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,338,211
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,300/sq mi)
Website Official website

Hapur district, formerly known as Panchsheel Nagar, was announced on 28 September 2011 as one of three new districts of the Uttar Pradesh state of India. It was renamed in 2012.[1] Hapur district is a part of Meerut division. It is undergoing changes for development into a fully realised district. Soon it will be well developed and more administrative facilities will be available.[2]

Hapur consists of the tehsils of Hapur, Garhmukteshwar and Dhaulana. It had been part of Ghaziabad district.


  1. ^ "Important Cabinet Decisions". Lucknow: Information and Public Relations Department. Retrieved 17 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "UP gets three new districts: Prabuddhanagar, Panchsheel Nagar, Bhimnagar". The Indian Express. 29 September 2011. Retrieved 15 May 2014. 

Coordinates: 28°43′51″N 77°46′33″E / 28.7309°N 77.7757°E / 28.7309; 77.7757