Pratapgarh district, Uttar Pradesh

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Pratapgarh district
Location of Pratapgarh district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Pratapgarh district in Uttar Pradesh
StateUttar Pradesh
HeadquartersPratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh
TehsilsRaniganj, Kunda, Lalganj, Patti, Sadar
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesPratapgarh (Lok Sabha constituency)
 • Vidhan Sabha constituencies1. Babaganj 2. Kunda 3. Patti 4. Sadar 5. Rampur Khas 6. Raniganj 7. Vishwanathganj
 • Total3,717 km2 (1,435 sq mi)
 • Total3,173,752
 • Density850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
 • Literacy73.1 %
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Major highwaysNH-96, NH-236

The Pratapgarh district is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh state of India, and Pratapgarh town is the district headquarters. The district is a part of Prayagraj division.


In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Pratapgarh one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640).[1] It is one of the 34 districts in Uttar Pradesh currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).[1]


Religions in Pratapgarh District[2]
Religion Percent

According to the 2011 census Pratapgarh district, Uttar Pradesh has a population of 3,173,752,[3] roughly equal to the nation of Mongolia[4] or the US state of Iowa.[5] This gives it a ranking of 109th in India (out of a total of 640).[3] The district has a population density of 854 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,210/sq mi).[3] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 16.2%.[3] Pratapgarh has a sex ratio of 994 females for every 1000 males,[3] and a literacy rate of 73.1%.[3]

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  1. ^ a b Ministry of Panchayati Raj (8 September 2009). "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme" (PDF). National Institute of Rural Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 April 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2011.
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  3. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  4. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Mongolia 3,133,318 July 2011 est.
  5. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Iowa 3,046,355

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