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Bulandshahr district (also spelled Bulandshahar) is a district in the Meerut region in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh located between 28.4° and 28.0° north latitudes and between 77.0° and 78.0[2]° east longitudes. Bulandshahr city is the district headquarters. It is part of National Capital Region of India.[3]

Bulandshahr district
District of Uttar Pradesh
Location of Bulandshahr district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Bulandshahr district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Administrative division Meerut
Tehsils Bulandshahr, Syana, Anoopshahr,
Shikarpur, Khurja, dibai, Sikandrabad
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Bulandshahr
Demographics
 • Literacy 76.23 per cent[1]
 • Sex ratio 892
Major highways National Highway 91
Website Official website

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DemographicsEdit

Religions in Bulandshahr District
Religion Percent
Hindus
77.37%
Muslims
22.22%

According to the 2011 census Bulandshahr district had a population of 3,498,507,[4] roughly equal to the nation of Lithuania[5] or the US state of Connecticut.[6] This makes it the 85th most populace district of the total 640.[4] The district has a population density of 788 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,040/sq mi).[4]

Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 20.09%.[4] Bulandshahar has a sex ratio of 892 females for every 1000 males,[4] and a literacy rate of 76.23%.[4]

In 1901, the population stood at 1,138,101.[7]

AgricultureEdit

The district of Bulandshahar is an important grain producing agricultural district. Potato, wheat, maize and sugar, and many others are cultivated here in large quantity.[8] [9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "District-specific Literates and Literacy Rates, 2001". Registrar General, India, Ministry of Home Affairs. Retrieved 2010-10-10. 
  2. ^ "Bulandshahar District Map". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2017-11-21. 
  3. ^ "National Capital Region Planning Board". ncrpb.nic.in. Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  5. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Lithuania 3,535,547 July 2011 est. 
  6. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2011-01-01. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Connecticut 3,574,097 
  7. ^   Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Bulandshahr". Encyclopædia Britannica. 4 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 771. 
  8. ^ "Bulandshahr Agriculture, District Level Information of Bulandshahr | Uttar Pradesh". www.districtsofindia.com. Retrieved 2017-11-21. 
  9. ^ "Agricultural Efficiency in Uttar Pradesh" (PDF). 

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