|— District of Haryana —|
|Tehsils||1. Kaithal, 2. Guhla|
|• Lok Sabha constituencies||Kurukshetra (shared with Kurukshetra district)|
|• Assembly seats||4|
|• Total||2,317 km2 (895 sq mi)|
|• Density||460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|• Sex ratio||880 (2011 census)|
|Average annual precipitation||563 mm|
Kaithal district (Hindi: कैथल जिला) is one of the 21 districts of Haryana, state in northern India. Kaithal town is the district headquarters. The district occupies an area of 2317 km². It has a population of 946,131 (2001 census). This district is part of Ambala Division.
This district came into existence on 1 November 1989.
Divisions[edit | edit source]
Kaithal district comprises two tehsils: Kaithal and Guhla. 4 Haryana Vidhan Sabha constituencies located in this district are Guhla, Kalayat, Kaithal and Pundri. All of these are part of Kurukshetra Lok Sabha constituency.
Demographics[edit | edit source]
According to the 2011 census Kaithal district has a population of 1,072,861, roughly equal to the nation of Cyprus or the US state of Rhode Island. This gives it a ranking of 423rd in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 463 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,200 /sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 13.39 %. Kaithal has a sex ratio of 880 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 70.6 %.
References[edit | edit source]
- ^ "District Wise Assembly Constituencies". Chief Electoral Officer, Haryana website. http://ceoharyana.nic.in/pdf/AC%20Distwise.pdf. Retrieved 28 April 2011.
- ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. http://www.census2011.co.in/district.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
- ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2119rank.html. Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Cyprus 1,120,489 July 2011 est."
- ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. http://2010.census.gov/2010census/data/apportionment-pop-text.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "Rhode Island 1,052,567"
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