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Allahabad Division
Prayagraj Division
Location of Allahabad Division
Coordinates (Allahabad (city)): 25°27′00″N 81°51′00″E / 25.4500°N 81.8500°E / 25.4500; 81.8500Coordinates: 25°27′00″N 81°51′00″E / 25.4500°N 81.8500°E / 25.4500; 81.8500
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
Government
 • Divisional CommissionerSanjay Goyal IAS[1]

Allahabad division, officially known as Prayagraj division, is an administrative unit of Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.[2]

In 2000, when Uttar Pradesh was reorganised by forming Uttaranchal out of its northern areas, Allahabad division and the district was majorly reorganised too. The Etawah, Farrukhabad and Kanpur district districts of the Allahabad division were made into a separate Kanpur division. Parts of the western areas of Allahabad district were carved out to create a new district named Kaushambi. At the same time, Pratapgarh district, that falls in Awadh, was included in the Allahabad division.

Since 2000 Allahabad division consists of the following districts:

Prior to 2000 Allahabad division consisted of all the districts of the lower Doab:

Languages

Allahabad division: mother-tongue of population, according to the 2011 Census.[3]
Mother
tongue
code
Mother
tongue
People per district Allahabad division
Fatehpur Pratapgarh Kaushambi Allahabad people percentage
001002 Assamese 1 0 0 319 320 0.002%
002007 Bengali 48 308 46 6,782 7,184 0.054%
004001 Dogri 0 0 0 170 170 0.001%
005018 Gujarati 6 0 0 298 304 0.002%
006030 Awadhi 0 193,030 1,199 110,468 304,697 2.275%
006042 Bagheli/Baghel Khandi 0 0 0 920 920 0.007%
006102 Bhojpuri 2 428 2,645 8,946 12,021 0.090%
006142 Chhattisgarhi 0 1,198 0 1,135 2,333 0.017%
006235 Haryanvi 0 0 0 128 128 0.001%
006240 Hindi 2,566,474 2,911,957 1,576,776 5,651,508 12,706,715 94.856%
006311 Khari Boli (Kauravi) 160 14 0 59 233 0.002%
006400 Marwari 0 1 0 130 131 0.001%
006489 Rajasthani 37 0 0 149 186 0.001%
007016 Kannada 4 0 0 348 352 0.003%
010008 Maithili 0 0 0 294 294 0.002%
011016 Malayalam 19 26 7 1,016 1,068 0.008%
013071 Marathi 6 9 3 1,519 1,537 0.011%
014011 Nepali 19 8 5 379 411 0.003%
015043 Odia 4 260 328 1,172 1,764 0.013%
016038 Punjabi 152 363 9 3,328 3,852 0.029%
019014 Sindhi 0 42 0 635 677 0.005%
020027 Tamil 6 5 0 685 696 0.005%
021046 Telugu 6 0 0 843 849 0.006%
022015 Urdu 65,600 100,588 17,670 159,916 343,774 2.566%
022016 Bhansari 0 159 440 0 599 0.004%
028001 Arabic/Arbi 4 140 18 481 643 0.005%
030073 Tadavi 0 0 0 411 411 0.003%
040001 English 59 181 46 487 773 0.006%
N.A. Others 126 424 404 1,865 2,819 0.021%
Total 2,632,733 3,209,141 1,599,596 5,954,391 13,395,861 100.000%

See also

References

  1. ^ "Shri Sanjay Goyal, IAS | District Prayagraj, Government of Uttar Pradesh | India". prayagraj.nic.in. Retrieved 25 March 2021.
  2. ^ "Zone". UPPWD. Public Works Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh. Retrieved 20 March 2020.
    "Name of the districts under the Public Works Department area" (PDF). UPPWD. Public Works Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh. Retrieved 20 March 2020.
  3. ^ C-16 Population By Mother Tongue – Uttar Pradesh (Report). Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 July 2020.