Lake District of India
Location in Uttarakhand, India
|• Total||3,860 km2 (1,490 sq mi)|
|• Rank||4(Out of 13 districts in Uttarakhand)|
|• Density||247/km2 (640/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
According to the 2011 census, Nainital district has a population of 954,600. The district has a population density of 225 inhabitants per square kilometre (580/sq mi), and a population growth rate over the preceding decade at 25.1%. It has a sex ratio of 934 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 83.9%.:12–13
At the time of the 2011 Census of India, the major first languages of the population were Kumaoni (48%), Hindi (39%), Urdu (6.6%), Punjabi (2.1%), Garhwali (1.6%), Bhojpuri (0.70%), and Nepali (0.63%). There are also speakers of Buksa, found in a number of villages in Ramnagar development block.
- Nainital (SC)
- District Census Handbook: Nainital (PDF). Directorate of Census Operations, Uttarakhand. 2011.
- "India 2001 Census Nainital Data Sheet" (PDF). 2001 India Census. Retrieved 29 April 2012.
- Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901
- C-16 Population By Mother Tongue (Report). Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 6 October 2019.
- Pant, Jagdish (2015). "Buksa/Buksari". In Devy, Ganesh; Bhatt, Uma; Pathak, Shekhar (eds.). The Languages of Uttarakhand. People's Linguistic Survey of India. 30. Hyderabad: Orient Blackswan. pp. 3–26. ISBN 9788125056263.
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