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Bageshwar district
बागेश्वर जिला
—  district  —

Bageshwar district is located in Uttarakhand
Bageshwar district
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Coordinates: 29°51′N 79°46′E / 29.85, 79.77Coordinates: 29°51′N 79°46′E / 29.85, 79.77
Country  India
State Uttarakhand
Division Kumaon
Headquarters Bageshwar
 • Total 2,302 km2 (889 sq mi)
 • Total 249,462
 • Density 108/km2 (280/sq mi)
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Bageshwar District is a district of Uttarakhand state in northern India. The town of Bageshwar is the district headquarters.

Bageshwar district is in the eastern Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, and is bounded on the west and northwest by Chamoli District, on the northeast and east by Pithoragarh District, and on the south by Almora District.

As of 2011 it is the third least populous district of Uttarakhand (out of 13), after Haridwar and Champawat.[1]

Demographics[edit | edit source]

According to the 2011 census Bageshwar district has a population of 259,840, [2] roughly equal to the nation of Vanuatu.[3] This gives it a ranking of 578th in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 116 inhabitants per square kilometre (300 /sq mi) .[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 5.13 %.[2] Bageshwar has a sex ratio of 1093 females for every 1000 males,[2] and a literacy rate of 80.69 %.[2]

According to the 2001 Indian census, the Bagheswar district had a population of 249,462. Hindus 247,402, Muslims 1,280 (.51%), Christians 361.[4]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  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. "Vanuatu 224,564 July 2011 est." 
  4. ^ "Uttarakhand - Districts of India: Know India". National Portal of India. Retrieved 2009-04-04. 

External links[edit | edit source]

Template:Kumaon Template:Bageshwar district

Districts of Uttarakhand (as of 2001)

Divisions and districts of Uttarakhand
Kumaon division: Almora | Bageshwar | Champawat | Nainital | Pithoragarh | Udham Singh Nagar
Garhwal division: Chamoli | Dehradun | Haridwar | Pauri Garhwal | Rudra Prayag | Tehri Garhwal | Uttarkashi

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