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Kamrup Metropolitan
Coordinates: 26°11′0″N 91°44′0″E / 26.183333, 91.733333Coordinates: 26°11′0″N 91°44′0″E / 26.183333, 91.733333
Country
State Assam
Region Western Assam
Headquarters Guwahati
Area
 • Total 1,527.84 km2 (589.90 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,260,419
 • Density 820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Website kamrupmetro.nic.in

Kamrup Metropolitan (Assamese: কামৰূপ মহানগৰ জিলা) is one of the 27 districts in Assam state in north-eastern India.

HistoryEdit

It was created on 3 February 2003 by bifurcating the erstwhile Kamrup district.[1]

GeographyEdit

Administrative headquarters of Kamrup Metropolitan district is at Guwahati city.[2] The district occupies an area of 1527.84 km².

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Guwahati
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 30
(86)
33
(91)
38
(100)
40
(104)
38
(100)
40
(104)
37
(99)
37
(99)
37
(99)
35
(95)
32
(90)
28
(82)
40
(104)
Average high °C (°F) 23
(73)
25
(77)
30
(86)
31
(88)
31
(88)
31
(88)
32
(90)
32
(90)
31
(88)
30
(86)
27
(81)
24
(75)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 10
(50)
12
(54)
15
(59)
20
(68)
22
(72)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
21
(70)
16
(61)
11
(52)
19
(66)
Record low °C (°F) 5
(41)
6
(43)
6
(43)
11
(52)
16
(61)
18
(64)
20
(68)
21
(70)
20
(68)
15
(59)
10
(50)
5
(41)
5
(41)
Precipitation mm (inches) 11.4
(0.449)
12.8
(0.504)
57.7
(2.272)
142.3
(5.602)
248.0
(9.764)
350.1
(13.783)
353.6
(13.921)
269.9
(10.626)
166.2
(6.543)
79.2
(3.118)
19.4
(0.764)
5.1
(0.201)
1,717.7
(67.626)
Source: wunderground.com [3]

DemographicsEdit

According to the 2011 census Kamrup Metropolitan district has a population of 1,260,419,[4] roughly equal to the nation of Estonia[5] or the US state of New Hampshire.[6] This gives it a ranking of 384th in India (out of a total of 640]eracy in India|literacy rate of 88.66%.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Law, Gwillim (2011-09-25). "Districts of India". Statoids. http://www.statoids.com/yin.html. Retrieved 2011-10-11. 
  2. ^ "Home page". Kamrup Metropolitan district website. http://kamrupmetro.nic.in/main.asp. Retrieved 19 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Historical Weather for Delhi, India". Weather Underground. http://www.wunderground.com/NORMS/DisplayIntlNORMS.asp?CityCode=42182&Units=both. Retrieved November 27, 2008. 
  4. ^ a b "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. http://www.census2011.co.in/district.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  5. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2119rank.html. Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Estonia 1,282,963 July 2011 est." 
  6. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. http://2010.census.gov/2010census/data/apportionment-pop-text.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "New Hampshire 1,316,470" 

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