Shamli

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Shamli
Hanuman tilla in Shamli
Hanuman tilla in Shamli
Shamli is located in Uttar Pradesh
Shamli
Shamli
Coordinates: 29°27′N 77°19′E / 29.45°N 77.32°E / 29.45; 77.32
Country India
StateUttar pradesh
DistrictShamli
Government
 • BodyMunicipality
 • ChairmanMrs. Anjana Bansal (Independent)
 • District MagistrateShri Indra Vikram Singh, IAS
 • Superintendent of PoliceShri Dinesh kumar, IPS
Elevation
248 m (814 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total107,233
Languages
 • OfficialHindi and English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
247776
Telephone code01398
Vehicle registrationUP 19
Nearby citiesNew Delhi, Panipat, Karnal, Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar, Meerut
Lok Sabha constituencyKairana
Vidhan Sabha constituencyShamli
Sex ratio1000:928 /
literacy_rate81.97 %
Websitewww.shamli.nic.in

Shamli is a city and a district headquarter in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Shamli is a part of National Capital Region (NCR) and is located along the DelhiSaharanpur (709B), Meerut-Karnal (709A) and Panipat-Khatima (709AD) Highways. Shamli was declared as a district in September 2011 by then Uttar pradesh Government, almost 150 years after it was stripped of its administrative importance by the British following its role and prominence in Indian Rebellion of 1857.

Geography[edit]

Shamli is located at 29°27′N 77°19′E / 29.45°N 77.32°E / 29.45; 77.32.[1] It has an average elevation of 248 metres (814 ft).

Demographics[edit]

Provisional data from the 2011 census shows that Shamli has a population of 107,233, of which 57,236 are male and 49,997 are female. The literacy rate is 81.97 per cent.[2] Shamli is declared[by whom?] as the first ODF (Open Defecation Free) district of Uttar Pradesh, made by the leading efforts of DM Sujeet Kumar.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shamli". Falling Rain Genomics Inc. Retrieved 15 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Urban Agglomerations/Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF), Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011, Office of the Register General and Census Commissioner, India, retrieved 7 July 2012

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