Chittorgarh district

Chittaurgarh district is one of the 33 districts of Rajasthan state in western India.[2]. The historic city of Chittaurgarh is the administrative headquarters of the district.[1] The modern district of Chittaurgarh was established on 1 August 1948 by integrating portions of various states: Mewar, Pratabgarh, Tonk, and Jhalawar.[3]

Chittaurgarh district
Chittorgarh district
Chittorgarh district
CountryIndia
StateRajasthan
HeadquartersChittaurgarh
Area
 • Total7,822 km2 (3,020 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,544,338[1]
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)

EconomyEdit

In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Chittorgarh one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640).[4] It is one of the twelve districts in Rajasthan currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).[4]

DemographicsEdit

According to the 2011 census Chittorgarh district has a population of 1,544,338,[5] roughly equal to the nation of Gabon[6] or the US state of Hawaii.[7] This gives it a ranking of 323rd in India (out of a total of 640).[5] The district has a population density of 193 inhabitants per square kilometre (500/sq mi) .[5] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 16.09%.[5] Chittaurgarh has a sex ratio of 970 females for every 1000 males,[5] and a literacy rate of 62.51%.[5]

At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 98.40% of the population in the district spoke Hindi, 0.58% Urdu as their first language.[8]

YearPop.±% p.a.
1901234,331—    
1911288,969+2.12%
1921308,082+0.64%
1931352,415+1.35%
1941417,574+1.71%
1951472,109+1.24%
1961571,327+1.93%
1971714,436+2.26%
1981921,629+2.58%
19911,104,610+1.83%
20011,330,360+1.88%
20111,544,338+1.50%
source:[9]

Places of interestEdit

 
Chittorgarh fort inside
 
Temple inside Chittorgarh fort

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e District Census Handbook Chittaurgarh. Directorate of Census Operations. 2011.
  2. ^ "Statistical Data of Rajasthan State Pertaining to Census-2011". www.rajcensus.gov.in. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  3. ^ Rajasthan District Gazetteers - Chittaurgarh. Directorate of District Gazetteers. 1977.
  4. ^ a b Ministry of Panchayati Raj (8 September 2009). "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme" (PDF). National Institute of Rural Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 April 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2011.
  5. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  6. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Gabon 1,576,665
  7. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Hawaii 1,360,301
  8. ^ 2011 Census of India, Population By Mother Tongue
  9. ^ Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 24°52′48″N 74°37′12″E / 24.88000°N 74.62000°E / 24.88000; 74.62000