Sehore district

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Sehore District

सीहोर जिला
Location of Sehore district in Madhya Pradesh
Location of Sehore district in Madhya Pradesh
Coordinates (Sehore): 23.2032° N, 77.0844° E
CountryIndia
StateMadhya Pradesh
DivisionBhopal
HeadquartersSehore
Tehsils8:
Sehore, Ashta, Budni, Nasrullaganj, Rehti, Ichhawar, Shyampur, Jawar
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesBhopal
Area
 • Total6,578 km2 (2,540 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,311,332
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy70.06%
 • Sex ratio918
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Major highwaysBhopal-Indore Highway
Websitehttp://www.sehore.nic.in

Sehore District is a district of Madhya Pradesh state in central India. The town of Sehore is the district headquarters. The district is part of Bhopal Division.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census, Sehore District has a population of 1,311,332.[1] [2].[3] This gives it a ranking of 373 in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 199 inhabitants per square kilometre (520/sq mi).[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 21.51%.[1] Sehore has a sex ratio of 918 females for every 1,000 males[1] and a literacy rate of 71.11%.[1]

According to the 2011 Census of India, 97.22% of the population in the district spoke Hindi and 2.31% Urdu as their first language.[4]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901234,308—    
1911254,693+0.84%
1921242,362−0.50%
1931262,560+0.80%
1941278,270+0.58%
1951283,968+0.20%
1961381,286+2.99%
1971510,894+2.97%
1981657,381+2.55%
1991841,358+2.50%
20011,078,912+2.52%
20111,311,332+1.97%
source:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  2. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Mauritius 1,303,717 July 2011 est.
  3. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 30 September 2011. New Hampshire 1,316,470
  4. ^ 2011 Census of India, Population By Mother Tongue
  5. ^ Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 23°12′N 77°05′E / 23.200°N 77.083°E / 23.200; 77.083