Panchkula district

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Panchkula district
Kaushlya dam in Pinjor, district Panchkula of Haryana State of India.JPG
Mansa Devi temple main shrine.jpg
Nada sahib gurudwara.JPG
Mughal Gardens Pinjore.jpg
Tikar Taal Morni Hills.jpg
Clockwise from top-left: Kaushalya Dam, Mansa Devi Temple in Panchkula, Pinjore Gardens, Tikar Taal in the Morni Hills, Nada Sahib
Panchkula district
Location in Haryana
CountryIndia
StateHaryana
HeadquartersPanchkula
Tehsils1. Panchkula, 2. Kalka
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesAmbala (shared with Ambala and Yamuna Nagar districts)
 • Vidhan Sabha constituencies2
Area
 • Total898 km2 (347 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total561,293
 • Density630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy74.00
 • Sex ratio823
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Websitehttp://panchkula.gov.in/

Panchkula district was formed as the 17th district of Haryana state in India on 15 August 1995. It comprises two sub divisions and two tehsils: Panchkula and Kalka. It has 264 villages out of which twelve are un-inhabited and ten wholly merged with towns or treated as census towns according to the 1991 census. There are five towns in the district: Barwala, Kalka, Panchkula, Pinjore and Raipur Rani. The total population of the district is 319,398 out of which 173,557 are males and 145,841 are females.

As of the 2011 Census of India, it was the least populous district of Haryana.[1]

Panchkula city is the headquarters of this district. Chandimandir Cantonment is located in this district, adjoining the Panchkula Urban Estate.

Demographics[edit]

Religion in Panchkula district (2011)[2]
Religion Percent
Hinduism
87.42%
Sikhism
7.30%
Islam
4.18%
Other or not stated
1.10%

According to the 2011 census of India, Panchkula district had a population of 561,293,[1] This ranked it 537th in India out of a total of 640 districts.[1] The district has a population density of 622 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,610/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 19.32%.[1] Panchkula has a sex ratio of 870 females for every 1,000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 83.4%. Scheduled Castes make up 18.14% of the population.[1]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
190173,413—    
191161,578−1.74%
192157,319−0.71%
193166,103+1.44%
194175,444+1.33%
195181,104+0.73%
1961105,868+2.70%
1971141,291+2.93%
1981196,939+3.38%
1991310,396+4.65%
2001468,411+4.20%
2011561,293+1.83%
source:[3]

Languages[edit]

Languages of Panchkula district (2011)[4]

  Hindi (82.13%)
  Punjabi (9.48%)
  Haryanvi (2.72%)
  Pahari (1.19%)
  Others (4.48%)

At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 82.13% of the population in the district spoke Hindi, 9.48% Punjabi, 2.72% Haryanvi and 1.19% Pahari as their first language.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  2. ^ "Table C-01 Population by Religion: Haryana". censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.
  3. ^ Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901
  4. ^ a b "Table C-16 Population by Mother Tongue: Haryana". Census of India. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India..

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 30°41′24″N 76°51′36″E / 30.69000°N 76.86000°E / 30.69000; 76.86000