Etawah district
Ravines near Etawah
Ravines near Etawah
Location of Etawah district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Etawah district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DivisionKanpur
HeadquartersEtawah
TehsilsEtawah, Bharthana, Jaswantnagar, Chakarnagar, Saifai, Takha
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesEtawah, Mainpuri
 • Vidhan Sabha constituenciesJaswantnagar Bharthana And Etawah
Area
 • Total2,311 km2 (892 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,581,810[1]
 • Urban
Etawah Bharthana Saifai Jaswantnagar Bakewar Sarsai Nawar Mahewa
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Major highwaysNH 19, Agra–Lucknow Expressway, NH 719 & State Highway 83
AirportSaifai Airstrip
Average annual precipitation792 mm
Websitehttp://etawah.nic.in/

Etawah district is one of the districts in the western portion of Uttar Pradesh state of India. Etawah town is the district headquarters. The district covers an area of 2311 km2. It has a population of 1,581,810.[1]

Demographics

According to the 2011 census Etawah district has a population of 1,581,810.[1] This gives it a ranking of 316th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 157 inhabitants per square kilometre (410/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 12.91%.[1] Etawah has a sex ratio of 970 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 70.14%. Scheduled Castes made up 24.55% of the population.[1]

Religions in Etawah district (2011)[2]
Religion Percent
Hindus
92.17%
Muslims
7.20%
Other or not stated
0.63%
Distribution of religions

Hindus predominate in rural areas (nearly 97%). The vast majority of Muslims are urban and make up 20% of urban population in the district.[2]

Languages of Etawah district (2011)[3]

  Hindi (98.18%)
  Urdu (1.75%)
  Others (0.07%)

At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 98.18% of the population in the district spoke Hindi (or a related language) and 1.75% Urdu as their first language.[3]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901443,489—    
1911417,882−0.59%
1921403,197−0.36%
1931410,018+0.17%
1941485,410+1.70%
1951533,569+0.95%
1961642,294+1.87%
1971782,666+2.00%
1981939,030+1.84%
19911,130,340+1.87%
20011,338,871+1.71%
20111,581,810+1.68%
source:[4]

Administration

The Etawah district is headed by an IAS officer of the rank of District Magistrate (DM). The district is further sub-divided into sub-divisions or Tehsils, each headed by a Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM).

These Tehsils are further divided into Blocks, each headed by a Block development officer (BDO).[5]

Tehsils

The six sub-divisions or Tehsils in Etawah are as follows:

  1. Etawah
  2. Bharthana
  3. Jaswantnagar
  4. Saifai
  5. Chakarnagar
  6. Takha

Blocks

The eight Blocks in Etawah are as follows:

  1. Barhpur
  2. Basrehar
  3. Jaswantnagar
  4. Mahewa
  5. Saifai
  6. Chakarnagar
  7. Takha
  8. Bharthana

Education

Main page: Category:Universities and colleges in Etawah district

Universities

Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology (in Etawah) of C.S.A. University of Agriculture & Technology
Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology (in Etawah) of C.S.A. University of Agriculture & Technology

Schools and colleges

Temple

Kundeshwar Mahdev Mandir at Kundeshwar Agra Road Etawah

Hajari Mahadev Temple
Hajari Mahadev Temple

Hajari Mahadev Temple at Sarsai Nawar

Maa Kalka Devi

Nagar Panchayat

Tourism

See also: Wildlife sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh

Rathore Park
Rathore Park

Sarsai Nawar Wetland is a bird sanctuary and a protected area.[12]

Hospitals

Bharthana*

Notable people

Expressway

Bundelkhand Expressway in Etawah District.[13] Chambal Expressway connect Etawah To Kota.[14]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "District Census Handbook: Etawah" (PDF). censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Table C-01 Population by Religion: Uttar Pradesh". censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. 2011.
  3. ^ a b "Table C-16 Population by Mother Tongue: Uttar Pradesh". www.censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.
  4. ^ Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901
  5. ^ "Administrative setup, District: Etawah". Retrieved 10 October 2022.
  6. ^ "रिम्स सैफई बना आयुर्विज्ञान विश्वविद्यालय". अमर उजाला (in Hindi). 6 June 2016.
  7. ^ "UP govt to establish medical science university in Saifai". Business Standard India. Press Trust of India. 13 March 2015.
  8. ^ "सैफई मेडिकल यूनिवर्सिटी को गवर्नर का ओके". NBT (in Hindi). 3 May 2016.
  9. ^ "www.ccspg.org (Website of Chaudhary Charan Singh Post Graduate College)". Chaudhary Charan Singh Post Graduate College.
  10. ^ "Official website of the Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences".
  11. ^ "www.ssmssps.com (Website of S.S. Memorial Senior Secondary Public School)". S.S. Memorial Senior Secondary Public School.
  12. ^ "Six UP wetlands declared Ramsar sites this year - Times of India".
  13. ^ "UP's latest: Bundelkhand Expressway to bring Etawah, Chitrakoot closer | India News - Times of India". The Times of India.
  14. ^ "प्रदेश में इटावा बनेगा एक्सप्रेस- वे व नेशनल हाईवे का नया हब".

Coordinates: 26°47′24″N 79°01′12″E / 26.79000°N 79.02000°E / 26.79000; 79.02000