Udham Singh Nagar district

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Udham Singh Nagar district
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Coordinates: 28°59′N 79°24′E / 28.98°N 79.40°E / 28.98; 79.40Coordinates: 28°59′N 79°24′E / 28.98°N 79.40°E / 28.98; 79.40
Country India
StateUttarakhand
DivisionKumaon
HeadquartersRudrapur
Area
 • Total2,908 km2 (1,123 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total1,648,902
 • Density570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi[2]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationUK 06, UK 18
Websiteusnagar.nic.in

Udham Singh Nagar District is a district of Uttarakhand state in northern India. Rudrapur is the district headquarters. This district consists of seven Tehsils named Bajpur, Gadarpur, Jaspur, Kashipur, Kichha, Khatima, Sitarganj. The district is located in the Terai region, and is part of Kumaon Division. It is bounded on the north by Nainital District, on the northeast by Champawat District, on the east by Nepal, and on the south and west by Bareilly, Rampur, Moradabad, Pilibhit and Bijnor District of Uttar Pradesh state. The district was created in October 1995 by Mayawati government out of Nainital District. It is named for freedom fighter and Indian revolutionary Udham Singh.[3]

As of 2011 it is the third most populous district of Uttarakhand (out of 13), after Haridwar and Dehradun.[1]

G.B. Pant University in Pantnagar, noted for its engineers & agriculture scientists, is located 5 km from Rudrapur.

Tehsils in Udham Singh Nagar district[edit]

  1. Kashipur
  2. Jaspur
  3. Bajpur
  4. Gadarpur
  5. Rudrapur
  6. Kichha
  7. Sitarganj
  8. Nanakmatta
  9. Khatima

Cities in Udham Singh Nagar district[edit]

  1. Kashipur
  2. Jaspur
  3. Bajpur
  4. Gularbhoj
  5. Barakhera
  6. Gadarpur
  7. Dineshpur
  8. Rudrapur
  9. Pantnagar
  10. Kichha
  11. Sitarganj
  12. Nanakmatta
  13. Khatima
  14. Mahua Dabra
  15. Mahua Kheda Ganj
  16. Sultanpur, Uttarakhand
  17. Kila Kheda

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district lies in Nainital–Udhamsingh Nagar (Lok Sabha constituency). which includes whole Nainital district as well as Udham Singh Nagar district. For election purposes District is divided into nine Vidhan Sabha constituencies:

  1. जसपुर विधानसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र, उत्तराखण्ड
  2. Kashipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
  3. बाजपुर विधानसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र, उत्तराखण्ड
  4. गदरपुर विधानसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र, उत्तराखण्ड
  5. Rudrapur (Assembly constituency)
  6. Kichha (Uttarakhand Assembly constituency)
  7. Sitarganj (Uttarakhand Assembly constituency)
  8. नानकमत्ता विधानसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र, उत्तराखण्ड
  9. Khatima (Uttarakhand Assembly constituency)


Demographics[edit]

Religions in Udham Singh Nagar District[4]
Religion Percent
Hindus
66.98%
Muslims
22.58%
Sikhs
9.87%
Others
0.57%

According to the 2011 census Udham Singh Nagar district has a population of 1,648,902,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Guinea-Bissau[5] or the US state of Idaho.[6] The population in the age range of 0–6 years was 229,162. The number of literates in Udham Singh Nagar district is 1,037,839 (62.9%), with 598,525 (68.7%) male literates and 751,789 (55.6%) female literates. The effective 7+ literacy of the district is 73.1%. The sex ratio of 920 females for every 1,000 males.[1] The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes population was 238,264 and 123,037 respectively. There were 308581 households in the district in 2011.[1]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901131,811—    
1911131,608−0.02%
1921112,634−1.54%
1931112,804+0.02%
1941118,733+0.51%
1951136,446+1.40%
1961301,681+8.26%
1971451,717+4.12%
1981668,751+4.00%
1991924,856+3.30%
20011,235,614+2.94%
20111,648,902+2.93%
source:[7]

Languages[edit]

The major languages of the district according to the 2011 census are Hindi (62%), Punjabi (10%), Bengali (7.9%), Urdu (6.4%), Kumaoni (5.2%), Bhojpuri (3.6%), and Tharu (2.9%).[8] The two Tharu languages spoken are Buksa (mostly in the development blocks of Bajpur and Gadarpur),[9] and Rana (in the areas of Khatima and Sitarganj).[10]

Udham Singh Nagar district: mother-tongue of population, according to the 2011 Indian Census.[8]
Mother tongue code Mother tongue People Percentage
002007 Bengali 129,537 7.9%
006030 Awadhi 1,412 0.1%
006102 Bhojpuri 60,141 3.6%
006195 Garhwali 5,840 0.4%
006240 Hindi 1,028,354 62.4%
006340 Kumauni 86,078 5.2%
006439 Pahari 2,067 0.1%
010011 Purbi Maithili 1,392 0.1%
010014 Tharu 47,501 2.9%
014011 Nepali 1,622 0.1%
016038 Punjabi 166,327 10.1%
019014 Sindhi 1,142 0.1%
022015 Urdu 105,148 6.4%
053005 Gujari 859 0.1%
Others 11,482 0.7%
Total 1,648,902 100.0%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Census of India: Udham Singh Nagar district". www.censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  2. ^ "52nd REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR LINGUISTIC MINORITIES IN INDIA" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. p. 18. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  3. ^ Singh, Anand Raj (12 March 2015). "Mayawati may create new district to tame old foe". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  4. ^ "C-1 Population By Religious Community Data - Census 2011 - Udham Singh Nagar district, Uttarakhand". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  5. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Guinea-Bissau 1,596,677 July 2011 est.
  6. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Idaho 1,567,582
  7. ^ "Census of India Website : Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India". www.censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  8. ^ a b C-16 Population By Mother Tongue – Uttarakhand (Report). Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  9. ^ Pant, Jagdish (2015). "Buksa/Buksari". In Devy, Ganesh; Bhatt, Uma; Pathak, Shekhar (eds.). The Languages of Uttarakhand. People's Linguistic Survey of India. 30. Hyderabad: Orient Blackswan. pp. 3–26. ISBN 9788125056263.
  10. ^ Eberhard, David M.; Simons, Gary F.; Fennig, Charles D., eds. (2019). "India – Languages". Ethnologue (22nd ed.). SIL International. Archived from the original on 1 April 2019.
    Singh, Sidheswar (2015). "Tharu". In Devy, Ganesh; Bhatt, Uma; Pathak, Shekhar (eds.). The Languages of Uttarakhand. People's Linguistic Survey of India. 30. Hyderabad: Orient Blackswan. pp. 163–76. ISBN 9788125056263.

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