|• Total||3,860 km2 (1,490 sq mi)|
|• Rank||4(Out of 13 districts in Uttarakhand)|
|• Density||247/km2 (640/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Nainital district is a district in Kumaon division which is a part of Uttarakhand state in India. The headquarters is at Nainital.
Nainital District is located in Kumaon Division, and is bounded on the north by the Almora District and on the south by the Udham Singh Nagar District. Haldwani is the largest city in the district.
According to the 2011 census, Nainital district has a population of 954,600. The district has a population density of 225 inhabitants per square kilometre (580/sq mi), and a population growth rate over the preceding decade at 25.1%. It has a sex ratio of 934 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 83.9%.: 12–13
As of 2011[update] Indian census, the Nainital district had a population of 954,605, including 809,717 Hindus, 120,742 Muslims, and 17,419 Sikhs.
|Nainital district: mother-tongue of population, according to the 2011 Indian Census.|
|Mother tongue code||Mother tongue||People||Percentage|
At the time of the 2011 Census of India, the major first languages of the population were Kumaoni (48%), Hindi (39%), Urdu (6.6%), Punjabi (2.1%), Garhwali (1.6%), Bhojpuri (0.70%), and Nepali (0.63%). There are also speakers of Buksa, found in a number of villages in Ramnagar development block.