Kamrup Metropolitan district

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Kamrup Metropolitan
কামৰূপ মহানগৰ জিলা
Kamrup Metropolitan is located in Assam
Kamrup Metropolitan
Kamrup Metropolitan
Kamrup Metropolitan is located in India
Kamrup Metropolitan
Kamrup Metropolitan
Coordinates: 26°11′0″N 91°44′0″E / 26.18333°N 91.73333°E / 26.18333; 91.73333Coordinates: 26°11′0″N 91°44′0″E / 26.18333°N 91.73333°E / 26.18333; 91.73333
State Assam
Region Western Assam
Headquarters Guwahati
Area
 • Total 1,527.84 km2 (589.90 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,260,419
 • Density 820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-AS
Website kamrupmetro.nic.in

Kamrup Metropolitan (Assamese: কামৰূপ মহানগৰ জিলা) is one of the 27 districts in Assam state in north-eastern India. Dispur Legislative Assembly Constituency in Kamrup Metro district with 3.53 lakh voters is the largest constituency in Assam.[1]

History[edit]

It was created on 3 February 2003 by bifurcating the erstwhile Kamrup district.[2]

Geography[edit]

Administrative headquarters of Kamrup Metropolitan district is at Guwahati city.[3] The district occupies an area of 1527.84 km².

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Guwahati
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 30
(86)
33
(91)
38
(100)
40
(104)
38
(100)
40
(104)
37
(99)
37
(99)
37
(99)
35
(95)
32
(90)
28
(82)
40
(104)
Average high °C (°F) 23
(73)
25
(77)
30
(86)
31
(88)
31
(88)
31
(88)
32
(90)
32
(90)
31
(88)
30
(86)
27
(81)
24
(75)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 10
(50)
12
(54)
15
(59)
20
(68)
22
(72)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
21
(70)
16
(61)
11
(52)
19
(66)
Record low °C (°F) 5
(41)
6
(43)
6
(43)
11
(52)
16
(61)
18
(64)
20
(68)
21
(70)
20
(68)
15
(59)
10
(50)
5
(41)
5
(41)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 11.4
(0.449)
12.8
(0.504)
57.7
(2.272)
142.3
(5.602)
248.0
(9.764)
350.1
(13.783)
353.6
(13.921)
269.9
(10.626)
166.2
(6.543)
79.2
(3.118)
19.4
(0.764)
5.1
(0.201)
1,717.7
(67.626)
Source: wunderground.com [4]

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census Kamrup Metropolitan district has a population of 1,260,419,[5] roughly equal to the nation of Estonia[6] or the US state of New Hampshire.[7] This gives it a ranking of 384th in India (out of a total of 640).[5] The district has a population density of 2,010 inhabitants per square kilometre (5,200/sq mi) .[5] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 18.95%.[5] Kamrup Metropolitan has a sex ratio of 922 females for every 1000 males,[5] and a literacy rate of 88.66%.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kamrup(Metro) plan to increase voters' turnout". 
  2. ^ Law, Gwillim (2011-09-25). "Districts of India". Statoids. Retrieved 2011-10-11. 
  3. ^ "Home page". Kamrup Metropolitan district website. Retrieved 19 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "Historical Weather for Delhi, India". Weather Underground. Retrieved November 27, 2008. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  6. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Estonia 1,282,963 July 2011 est. 
  7. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. New Hampshire 1,316,470 

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