Karnal district

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Karnal district
करनाल जिला
ਕਰਨਾਲ ਜ਼ਿਲਾ
District of Haryana
Location of Karnal district in Haryana
Location of Karnal district in Haryana
Country India
State Haryana
Administrative division Rohtak
Website Official website

Karnal district (Hindi: करनाल जिला; Punjabi: ਕਰਨਾਲ ਜ਼ਿਲਾ) is one of the 21 districts of Haryana state in northern India. Karnal town is the administrative headquarters of the district.


According to the 2011 census Karnal district has a population of 1,506,323,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Gabon[2] or the US state of Hawaii.[3] This gives it a ranking of 333rd in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 598 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,550/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 18.22%.[1] Karnal has a sex ratio of 996 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 74.73%.[1] Hindi and Punjabi are dominant languages spoken across the district.

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  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 January 1, 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Hawaii 1,360,301 

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Coordinates: 29°40′N 76°50′E / 29.667°N 76.833°E / 29.667; 76.833