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{{About|the district|its eponymous headquarters|Faridabad}}
'''Faridabad''' is a [[Districts of Haryana|district]] in [[Wikipedia:Haryana|Haryana]], and [[Wikipedia:Faridabad|Faridabad]] town is the district headquarters.
 
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{{India Districts
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|Name = Faridabad
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|Local = फरीदाबाद ज़िला
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|State = Haryana
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|Division =
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|HQ = Faridabad
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|Map = HaryanaFaridabad.png
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|Area = 2151
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|Rain =
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|Population = 1,054,981
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|Urban =
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|Year = 2001
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|Density = 1020
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|Literacy =
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|SexRatio =
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|Tehsils = 1. [[Faridabad]], 2. [[Ballabgarh]]
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|LokSabha =
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|Assembly =
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|population_density = 1020
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|Website = http://faridabad.nic.in/
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'''Faridabad district''' ({{lang-hi|फरीदाबाद जिला}}) is one of the 21 [[Districts of Haryana|districts]] in [[Haryana]], and [[Faridabad]] city is the district headquarters. Delhi-Mathura [[NH 2|National Highway No.2]] (Shershah Suri Marg) passes through the centre of the District. The district occupies an area of 2151&nbsp;km². The district has a population of 2,193,276 (2001 census). This district is part of [[Gurgaon Division]].
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As of 2011 it is the most populous district of Haryana (out of [[List of districts of Haryana|21]]).<ref name="districtcensus">{{cite web | url = http://www.census2011.co.in/district.php | title = District Census 2011 | accessdate = 2011-09-30 | year = 2011 | publisher = Census2011.co.in}}</ref>
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==Origin of name==
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The district is named after its headquarters, Faridabad city. The city is named after its founder, Shaikh Farid, the treasurer of [[Jahangir]].When Sheik Farid came here,he decided to raise a town here.Soon a town was raised which was named after him.On Talab Road near Gopi Colony (Old Faridabad),his beautiful tomb or `maqbara' can still be seen.
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==History==
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This district was carved out from erstwhile [[Gurgaon district]] 15 August 1979.
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==Economy==
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Faridabad was one of the leading industrial cities of Haryana, a popular choice for setting up industry due to its proximity to Delhi and its location on the [[Delhi]] - Mathura road. Much before the advent of Gurgaon as the posterboy for industrial development in Haryana, Faridabad was the favourite destination of Industries.Faridabad is famous for Heena Production on agriculture sector while tractors, motorcycles, switch gears, refrigerators, shoes and tyres are other famous industrial products of the city.
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However, in recent times it has fallen much behind the neighbouring towns of [[Noida]], [[Okhla]] and [[Gurgaon]] in attracting new industry. The IT revolution has completely bypassed Faridabad, opting for the cities of Noida or Gurgaon instead. In part this was due to government apathy, in part due to the rising levels of pollution and congestion in the city.
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==Cities, towns, villages, and other communities==
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* Faridabad (city)
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==Demographics==
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According to the [[2011 census of India|2011 census]] Faridabad district has a [[Demographics of India|population]] of 1,798,954,<ref name="districtcensus"/> roughly equal to the nation of [[The Gambia]]<ref name="cia">{{cite web | author = US Directorate of Intelligence | title = Country Comparison:Population | url = https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2119rank.html | accessdate = 2011-10-01 | quote =
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Gambia, The
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1,797,860
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July 2011 est.
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}}</ref> or the US state of [[Nebraska]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://2010.census.gov/2010census/data/apportionment-pop-text.php|title=2010 Resident Population Data|publisher=U. S. Census Bureau|accessdate=2011-09-30| quote =
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Nebraska
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1,826,341
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}}</ref> This gives it a ranking of 266th in India (out of a total of [[Districts of India|640]]).<ref name=districtcensus/>
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The district has a population density of {{convert| 2298 |PD/sqkm|PD/sqmi}} .<ref name=districtcensus/> Its [[Family planning in India|population growth rate]] over the decade 2001-2011 was 31.75 %.<ref name=districtcensus/> Faridabad has a [[sex ratio]] of 871 [[Women in India|females]] for every 1000 males,<ref name=districtcensus/> and a [[Literacy in India|literacy rate]] of 83 %.<ref name=districtcensus/>faridabad is dominated by gujjar,jat and yadav comunity.
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==References==
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==External links==
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* [http://faridabad.nic.in/ Faridabad district website]
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* [http://faridabad.nic.in/maps.htm Map of Faridabad district]
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{{Geographic location
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|Centre = Faridabad district
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|North = [[South Delhi district]], [[Delhi|NCT]]
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|Northeast =
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|East = [[Gautam Budh Nagar district]], [[Uttar Pradesh]]
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|Southeast =
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|South = [[Palwal district]]
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|Southwest =
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|West = [[Gurgaon district]]
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|Northwest =
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Faridabad district
फरीदाबाद ज़िला
—  District of Haryana  —
Location of Faridabad district in Haryana
Country India
State Haryana
Established
Headquarters Faridabad
Tehsils 1. Faridabad, 2. Ballabgarh
Area
 • Total 2,151 km2 (831 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,054,981
 • Density 490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Website Official website

Faridabad district (Hindi: फरीदाबाद जिला) is one of the 21 districts in Haryana, and Faridabad city is the district headquarters. Delhi-Mathura National Highway No.2 (Shershah Suri Marg) passes through the centre of the District. The district occupies an area of 2151 km². The district has a population of 2,193,276 (2001 census). This district is part of Gurgaon Division.

As of 2011 it is the most populous district of Haryana (out of 21).[1]

Origin of name

The district is named after its headquarters, Faridabad city. The city is named after its founder, Shaikh Farid, the treasurer of Jahangir.When Sheik Farid came here,he decided to raise a town here.Soon a town was raised which was named after him.On Talab Road near Gopi Colony (Old Faridabad),his beautiful tomb or `maqbara' can still be seen.

History

This district was carved out from erstwhile Gurgaon district 15 August 1979.

Economy

Faridabad was one of the leading industrial cities of Haryana, a popular choice for setting up industry due to its proximity to Delhi and its location on the Delhi - Mathura road. Much before the advent of Gurgaon as the posterboy for industrial development in Haryana, Faridabad was the favourite destination of Industries.Faridabad is famous for Heena Production on agriculture sector while tractors, motorcycles, switch gears, refrigerators, shoes and tyres are other famous industrial products of the city.

However, in recent times it has fallen much behind the neighbouring towns of Noida, Okhla and Gurgaon in attracting new industry. The IT revolution has completely bypassed Faridabad, opting for the cities of Noida or Gurgaon instead. In part this was due to government apathy, in part due to the rising levels of pollution and congestion in the city.

Cities, towns, villages, and other communities

  • Faridabad (city)

Demographics

According to the 2011 census Faridabad district has a population of 1,798,954,[1] roughly equal to the nation of The Gambia[2] or the US state of Nebraska.[3] This gives it a ranking of 266th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 2,298 inhabitants per square kilometre (5,950 /sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 31.75 %.[1] Faridabad has a sex ratio of 871 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 83 %.[1]faridabad is dominated by gujjar,jat and yadav comunity.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. http://www.census2011.co.in/district.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2119rank.html. Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Gambia, The 1,797,860 July 2011 est." 
  3. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. http://2010.census.gov/2010census/data/apportionment-pop-text.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "Nebraska 1,826,341" 

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