Shamli

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Shamli
City
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
State Uttar pradesh
District Shamli
Government
 • Body Municipality
 • Chairman Mrs. Anjana Bansal (Independent)
 • District Magistrate Shri Indra Vikram Singh, IAS
 • Superintendent of Police Shri Dinesh kumar, IPS
Elevation 248 m (814 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 107,233
Languages
 • Official Hindi and English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 247776
Telephone code 01398
Vehicle registration UP 19
Nearby cities New Delhi, Panipat, Karnal, Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar, Meerut
Lok Sabha constituency Kairana
Vidhan Sabha constituency Shamli
Sex ratio 1000:928 /
literacy_rate 81.97 %
Website www.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

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

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 as the first ODF (Open Defecation Free) district of Uttar Pradesh, made by the leading efforts of DM Sujeet Kumar.[1]

References

  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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