Bulandshahr district
Location of Bulandshahr district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Bulandshahr district in Uttar Pradesh
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
DivisionMeerut
HeadquartersBulandshahr
TehsilsBulandshahr, Syana, Anoopshahr,
Shikarpur, Khurja, dibai, Sikandrabad
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesBulandshahr
Area
 • Total4,441 km2 (1,715 sq mi)
Population
 • Total230,000
 • Density52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy75.23 per cent[1]
 • Sex ratio892
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Major highwaysNational Highway 91
Websitehttp://bulandshahar.nic.in/

Bulandshahr district (also spelled Bulandshahar) is a district in the Meerut region in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh (UP), situated between the two rivers Ganga and Yamuna.[2] It is a part of the National Capital Region of India, and Bulandshahr is the district headquarters.[3] To the north lies Ghaziabad and to the south-east is the district of Aligarh.[2]

The district is situated between 28.4° south and 28.0° north latitudes and between 77.0° and 78.0° east longitudes.[4][2] It is surrounded by Aligarh district, Sambhal district, Gautam buddha nagar district, Hapur district and Amroha district.[citation needed]

Demographics

Religion in Bulandshahr
Percent
Hindus
77.37%
Muslims
22.22%

According to the 2011 census, Bulandshahr district had a population of 3,499,171,[5] roughly equal to the nation of Lithuania[6] or the US state of Connecticut.[7] This makes it the 85th most populous district of the total 640.[5] The district has a population density of 788 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,040/sq mi).[5]

Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 20.09%.[5] Bulandshahar has a sex ratio of 892 females for every 1000 males,[5] and a literacy rate of 76.23%.[5]

In 1901, the population stood at 1,138,101.[8]

At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 93.30% of the population in the district spoke Hindi and 6.58% Urdu as their first language.[9]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901939,586—    
1911927,761−0.13%
1921881,448−0.51%
1931939,944+0.64%
19411,089,311+1.49%
19511,241,139+1.31%
19611,427,433+1.41%
19711,690,092+1.70%
19812,110,285+2.25%
19912,547,750+1.90%
20013,009,860+1.68%
20113,499,171+1.52%
source:[10]

Agriculture

The district of Bulandshahar is an important grain producing agricultural district. Wheat, potatoes, maize, sugar and many others are cultivated here in large quantities.[11][12]

References

  1. ^ "District-specific Literates and Literacy Rates, 2001". Registrar General, India, Ministry of Home Affairs. Retrieved 10 October 2010.
  2. ^ a b c "District-Profile | District Bulandshahr, Government of Uttar Pradesh | India". Archived from the original on 17 April 2021. Retrieved 17 April 2021.
  3. ^ "National Capital Region Planning Board". ncrpb.nic.in. Archived from the original on 7 May 2015. Retrieved 10 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Bulandshahar District Map". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
  5. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  6. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Lithuania 3,535,547 July 2011 est.
  7. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 1 January 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Connecticut 3,574,097
  8. ^ Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Bulandshahr" . Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 4 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 771.
  9. ^ 2011 Census of India, Population By Mother Tongue
  10. ^ Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901
  11. ^ "Bulandshahr Agriculture, District Level Information of Bulandshahr | Uttar Pradesh". www.districtsofindia.com. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
  12. ^ "Agricultural Efficiency in Uttar Pradesh" (PDF).

Coordinates: 28°25′N 77°50′E / 28.417°N 77.833°E / 28.417; 77.833