Sant Kabir Nagar district (Hindi: संत कबीर नगर जिला) is one of the 75 districts of Uttar Pradeshstate in northern India. Khalilabad City is the district headquarters. Sant Kabir Nagar district is a part of Basti Division. District Sant kabir nagar was created on 5 September 1997 from district Basti. including 131 villages from tahsil Basti, and 161 from tahsil Bansi of district Siddharth Nagar.
According to the 2011 census Sant Kabir Nagar district has a population of 1,714,300, roughly equal to the nation of The Gambia or the US state of Nebraska. This gives it a ranking of 283rd in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 1,041 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,700/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 20.71%. Sant Kabir Nagar has a sex ratio of 969 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 69.01%. As per 2001 census, Muslims account for nearly 24% of the districts population, the remaining being Hindus.