Aligarh district
अलीगढ़ ज़िला
علی گڑھ ‏ضلع
—  District of Uttar Pradesh  —
Location of Aligarh district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Administrative division Aligarh
Headquarters Aligarh
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Aligarh
Population (2001)
 • Total 2,992,286
 • Literacy 59.7 per cent[1]
 • Sex ratio
Website Official website

Aligarh District (Hindi अलीगढ़ ज़िला, Urdu: علی گڑھ ‏ضلع) is a district in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Its district seat is located in the city of Aligarh .

The Aligarh District belongs to Aligarh Division. More than one third of its inhabitants are Muslims.

Demographics[edit | edit source]

According to the 2011 census Aligarh district has a population of 3,673,849,[2] roughly equal to the nation of Mauritania[3] or the US state of Oklahoma.[4] This gives it a ranking of 76th in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 1,007 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,610 /sq mi) .[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 22.78 %.[2] Aligarh has a sex ratio of 876 females for every 1000 males,[2] and a literacy rate of 69.61 %.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ "District-specific Literates and Literacy Rates, 2001". Registrar General, India, Ministry of Home Affairs. Retrieved 2010-10-10. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Liberia 3,786,764 July 2011 est." 
  4. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "Oklahoma 3,751,351" 

External links[edit | edit source]

Official website

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Coordinates: 27°50′N 78°10′E / 27.833, 78.167

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