Hathras district

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Hathras district
हाथरस जनपद
District of Uttar Pradesh
Location of Hathras district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Hathras district in Uttar Pradesh
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
Administrative divisionAligarh
HeadquartersHathras
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesHathras
Area
 • Total1,840 km2 (710 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total1,565,678
 • Density850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy73.1 per cent
 • Sex ratio872
Website[up.gov.in Official website]

Hathras district, is a district of Uttar Pradesh state of India.[1] The City of Hathras is the district headquarters. Hathras district is a part of Aligarh Division. This district occupies an area of 1800.1 km². The district has a population of 1,565,678 (2011 census).

History[edit]

Hathras District was created on 3 May 1997 by incorporating parts of the Aligarh, Mathura and Agra districts. It was given the name Hathras District shortly after.

Divisions[edit]

The district comprises four tehsils: Hathras, Sadabad, Sikandra Rao and Sasni, which are further divided into seven blocks: Sasni, Hathras, Mursan, Sadabad, Sahpau, Hasanpur Baru, Sikandra Rao and Hasayan.

There are three Vidhan Sabha constituencies in this district: Hathras, Sadabad and Sikandra Rao. All of these are part of Hathras Lok Sabha constituency.

  • Khushalpur City is a city] on the Aligarh-Kanpur Road. While Khushalpur City and Seekur are separate, the revenue department counts them as one city. The Aligrah-Kanpur Road through this City links NH 91 to NH 92. According to the 1991 census, the population of the city was 1987 people. The city is a residential region for both Hindu and Muslim populations, including multiple Hindu castes. Brahmins, Jats, Jatav (Chamar) Pal[disambiguation needed], Harijans, and Telis, among other castes, reside or have resided there. The socio-economic status of the City is in line with the national average. Bauhre Chandan Singh Shiksha Mandir, a private school in the City, provides education up to the eighth grade and is accompanied by a primary school. Sushila Kaushik Academy of Education, covers grades nine to twelve. The school is run Bauhre Chandan Singh Shiksha Samiti.[2]

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census Hathras district has a population of 1,565,678,[3] roughly equal to the nation of Gabon[4] This gives it a ranking of 318th in India (out of a total of 640).[3] The district has a population density of 851 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,200/sq mi).[3] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001–2011 was 17.19%.[3] Hathras has a sex ratio of 870 females for every 1,000 males,[3] and a literacy rate of 73.1%.Hinduism and Islam are the predominant religions followed in the district.[3]

Transport[edit]

Four railway stations serve Hathras - Hathras Junction railway station, Hathras Road railway station, Hathras City railway station, and Hathras Kila railway station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Important Cabinet Decisions". Information and Public Relations Department. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  2. ^ "City of Khushalpur City Sub District Hathras". Local Government Directory. Ministry of Panchayati Raj. Archived from the original on 17 November 2015. Retrieved 28 August 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  4. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Gabon 1,576,665