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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
 • TypeMunicipal Corporation
 • BodyAligarh Municipal Corporation
 • Member of Parliament, Lok SabhaSatish Kumar Gautam, BJP
 • Lok Sabha constituencyAligarh
Area
 • Total3,788 km2 (1,463 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total3,673,889
DemonymAligarian
Language
 • OfficialHindi[2]
 • Additional officialUrdu[2]
 • RegionalBraj
Demographics
 • Literacy69.61%[3]
 • Sex ratio894
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
202001, 202002
Telephone code0571
Vehicle registrationUP-81
Major highwaysNH91
WebsiteOfficial Website

Aligarh is one of the 75 districts in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. 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]
Religions in Aligarh district (2011)[5]
Religion Percent
Hinduism
79.05%
Islam
19.85%
Other or not stated
1.10%
Distribution of religions

According to the 2011 census Aligarh district has a population of 3,673,889,[3] roughly equal to the nation of Mauritania[6] or the US state of Oklahoma.[7] This gives it a ranking of 76th in India (out of a total of 640).[3] The district has a population density of 100 inhabitants per square kilometre (260/sq mi).[3] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 22.78%.[3] Aligarh has a sex ratio of 876 females for every 1000 males,[3] and a literacy rate of 69.61%. 33.13% of the population lived in urban areas. Scheduled Castes make up 20.56% of the population.[3]

Languages of Aligarh district (2011)[8]

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

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% Braj bhasha as their first language.[8] The local language is Braj bhasha.

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

Nearby Districts

See also

References

  1. ^ "Census of India: Search Details". www.censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 29 September 2019.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "District Census Handbook: Aligarh" (PDF). censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. 2011.
  4. ^ Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901
  5. ^ "Table C-01 Population by Religion: Uttar Pradesh". censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. 2011.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Oklahoma 3,751,351
  8. ^ a b "Table C-16 Population by Mother Tongue: Uttar Pradesh". www.censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.