Mainpuri district

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Mainpuri district
मैनपुरी ज़िला
میںپوری ضلع
District of Uttar Pradesh
Location of Mainpuri district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Mainpuri district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Administrative division Agra
Headquarters Mainpuri
Tehsils 5
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Mainpuri
 • Total 2,745 km2 (1,060 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,847,194 [1]
 • Literacy 78.26%.[1]
Website Official website

Mainpuri district (Hindi: मैनपुरी ज़िला, Urdu: میںپوری ضلع‎) is one of the districts in Agra division of Uttar Pradesh state of India. Mainpuri town is the district headquarters. It consists of five tehsils, namely Mainpuri, Bhongaon, Karhal, Kishni and Ghiror.


According to the 2011 census Mainpuri district has a population of 1,847,194,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Kosovo[2] or the US state of West Virginia.[3] This gives it a ranking of 255th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 670 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,700/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 15.69%.[1] Mainpuri has a sex ratio of 876 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 78.26%.[1]

In Mainpuri, 35% of the 12.3 lakh voters are Yadavs. The other dominant castes are the Shakya, Rajputs, Bhrahmins, SCs and Muslims. [4]

Engineering College[edit]

Government Engineering College, Mainpuri is a government engineering college in Mainpuri. It is a constituent college of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (formerly Uttar Pradesh Technical University) in Lucknow, and has its temporary campus at Harcourt Butler Technical University in Kanpur.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Kosovo 1,825,632 July 2011 est. 
  3. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. West Virginia 1,852,994 
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Coordinates: 27°10′N 79°00′E / 27.167°N 79.000°E / 27.167; 79.000