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Aligarh district
Centenary Gate, Aligarh Muslim University
Location of Aligarh district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Aligarh district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DivisionAligarh
HeadquartersAligarh
Tehsils5
Government
 • TypeMember of parliament
 • BJPSatish Kumar Gautam
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesAligarh
Area
 • Total3,788 km2 (1,463 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total3,673,889[1]
Demonym(s)Aligarian
Language
 • OfficialHindi[3]
 • Additional officialUrdu[3]
 • RegionalBraj Bhasha
 • Literacy69.61%.[1]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
202001,202002
Telephone code0571
Major highwaysNH91
Websitealigarh.nic.in

Aligarh district is a district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. This district is a part of Aligarh Division. The districts which adjoin Aligarh are (clockwise from north) Gautam Buddha Nagar, Bulandshahr, Sambhal, Badaun, Kasganj, Hathras and Mathura.

Demographics

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901869,799—    
1911844,344−0.30%
1921769,060−0.93%
1931848,737+0.99%
1941994,253+1.60%
19511,118,017+1.18%
19611,278,945+1.35%
19711,541,536+1.88%
19811,884,955+2.03%
19912,449,597+2.65%
20012,992,286+2.02%
20113,673,889+2.07%
source:[4]

According to the 2011 census Aligarh district has a population of 36,73,889,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Mauritania[5] or the US state of Oklahoma.[6] This gives it a ranking of 76th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 100 inhabitants per square kilometre (260/sq mi).[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 22.78%.[1] Aligarh has a sex ratio of 876 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 69.61%. Scheduled Castes make up 20.56% of the population.[1]

Religions in Aligarh district (2011)[7]
Religion Percent
Hindus
79.05%
Muslims
19.85%
Other or not stated
1.10%
Distribution of religions

Languages of Aligarh district (2011)[8]

  Hindi (92.54%)
  Urdu (5.34%)
  Braj Bhasha (1.90%)
  Others (0.22%)

The local language is Brajbhasha. At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 92.54% of the population in the district spoke Hindi, 5.34% Urdu and 1.90% Brajbhasha as their first language.[8]

Tehsils

In 1941 to 1991 Census Aligarh District Includes the following tehsils

Following Creation of Hathras District In 1997 Hathras , Sikandra Rao , Iglas . Later Iglas was again returned to Aligarh District.

Blocks

Education in Aligarh

Cities in Aligarh district

Near by Districts

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  2. ^ "Census of India: Search Details". www.censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 29 September 2019.
  3. ^ a b "52nd REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR LINGUISTIC MINORITIES IN INDIA" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  4. ^ Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901
  5. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 1 October 2011. Liberia 3,786,764 July 2011 est.
  6. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Oklahoma 3,751,351
  7. ^ "Table C-01 Population by Religion: Uttar Pradesh". censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. 2011.
  8. ^ a b "Table C-16 Population by Mother Tongue: Uttar Pradesh". www.censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.