ستا پور ضلع
|— District of Uttar Pradesh —|
|• Lok Sabha constituencies||Sitapur, Misrikh, Dhaurahra, Mohanlalganj|
|• Total||5,743 km2 (2,217 sq mi)|
|• Density||630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)|
Sitapur district (Hindi: सीतापुर ज़िला, Urdu: ستا پور ضلع) is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh state of India, with Sitapur town as the district headquarters. Sitapur district is a part of Lucknow division. This district covers an area of 5743 km². It has a population of 3,619,661.
Economy[edit | edit source]
In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Sitapur one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640). It is one of the 34 districts in Uttar Pradesh currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).
Divisions[edit | edit source]
The district is divided into six tehsils: Sitapur, Biswan, Mishrikh, Laharpur, Mahmoodabad and Sidhauli.
Sitapur has nine seats in Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha. These nine constituencies are:
Sitapur is divided between four Lok Sabha seats:
- Sitapur Lok Sabha constituency includes Sitapur, Laharpur, Biswan, Sevata and Mahmoodabad Vidhan Sabha seats,
- Dhaurahra Lok Sabha constituency includes Maholi and Hargaon Vidhan Sabha seat from Sitapur district,
- Mohanlalganj Lok Sabha constituency includes Sidhauli Vidhan Sabha seat from Sitapur district,
- Misrikh Lok Sabha constituency includes Misrikh seat from Sitapur district.
Demographics[edit | edit source]
According to the 2011 census Sitapur district has a population of 4,474,446, roughly equal to the nation of Croatia or the US state of Louisiana. This gives it a ranking of 38th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 779 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,020 /sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 23.62 %. Sitapur has a sex ratio of 879 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 63.38 %.
Languages[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- ^ a b Ministry of Panchayati Raj (September 8, 2009). "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme". National Institute of Rural Development. http://www.nird.org.in/brgf/doc/brgf_BackgroundNote.pdf. Retrieved September 27, 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. "Croatia 4,483,804 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. "Louisiana 4,533,372"
- ^ M. Paul Lewis, ed (2009). "Awadhi: A language of India". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (16th edition ed.). Dallas, Texas: SIL International. http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=awa. Retrieved 2011-09-28.
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