Pratapgarh district, Uttar Pradesh

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Pratapgarh district
District of Uttar Pradesh
Location of Pratapgarh district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Pratapgarh district in Uttar Pradesh
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
Administrative divisionAllahabad
HeadquartersPratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh
TehsilsRaniganj, Kunda, Lalganj, Patti, Sadar
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesPratapgarh
 • Assembly seatsRaniganj, Kunda, Vishwanathganj, Sadar, Rampur
Area
 • Total3,717 km2 (1,435 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total3,173,752
 • Density850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy73.1 per cent
Major highwaysNH-96, NH-236
WebsiteOfficial website

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 Allahabad division.

Economy[edit]

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]

Demographics[edit]

Religions in Pratapgarh District[2]
Religion Percent
Hindus
85.11%
Muslim
14.10%
Buddhism
0.24%
Christians
0.12%
Sikhism
0.05%
Jainism
0.02%
Others†
0.0%

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]

Notable persons[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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.
  2. ^ http://www.census2011.co.in/data/religion/district/544-pratapgarh.html
  3. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  4. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Mongolia 3,133,318 July 2011 est.
  5. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Iowa 3,046,355

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