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East Delhi is an administrative district of Delhi in India. It is bounded by the Yamuna River on the west, North East Delhi to the north, Ghaziabad District of Uttar Pradesh state to the east, and Gautam Buddha Nagar District of Uttar Pradesh to the south. Administratively, the district is divided into three subdivisions: Gandhi Nagar, Preet Vihar, and Mayur Vihar.

East Delhi
East Delhi is located in Delhi
East Delhi
East Delhi
Location in Delhi, India
Coordinates: 28°38′24″N 77°17′24″E / 28.64000°N 77.29000°E / 28.64000; 77.29000
Country India
HeadquartersPreet Vihar
 • District collectorAnil Banka, IAS[1]
 • Total1,709,346
 • OfficialHindi, English, Urdu, Punjabi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Nearest cityNoida, Ghaziabad
Lok Sabha MPGautam Gambhir
Districts of Delhi

East Delhi has a population of 1,709,346 (2011 census) and an area of 64 km2 (25 sq mi), with a population density of 22,639 persons per km².

Demographics edit

According to the 2011 census East Delhi has a population of 1,709,346,[citation needed] roughly equal to the nation of The Gambia[3] or the US state of Nebraska.[4] This gives it a ranking of 284th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 27,132 inhabitants per square kilometre (70,270/sq mi). Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 16.68%. East Delhi has a sex ratio of 884 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 88.75%. The Scheduled Castes make up of 16.5% (281,482) of total district population.[5]

Religion edit

Hinduism is the majority religion of the district, followed by 82.54% of total population, with Islam the second most followed religion with 10.46%. There is also a significant population of Sikhs (3.1%) and Jains (2.7%).[5]

Religion in East Delhi
Religion Percent

Visitor attractions edit

Health institutions edit

  • Saini Diagnostics, Shahdara (Diagnostic centre and COVID-19 testing centre)
  • Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalya, Geeta Colony
  • Delhi State Cancer Institute Archived 4 October 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  • Dr. Hedgewar Arogya Sansthan situated at karkardooma
  • Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital (or GTBH or GTB Hospital) is a 1500-bed government hospital situated at Dilshad Garden and is affiliated to and acts as the teaching hospital of University College of Medical Sciences.
  • Institute of Human Behaviour & Allied Sciences (IHBAS)
  • Jain Neuro Center
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital, Khichri Pur
  • Makkar Super Speciality Hospital, Khureji Road
  • Max Super Speciality Hospital, Patparganj
  • Pushpanjali Hospital
  • Vivekanad Yogashram Hospital, Khureji Khas
  • Women wellness Clinic (Gynecology)
  • WHO Dispensary (Bank Enclave)
  • Government of India Dispensary (Jagat Ram Park)
  • Walia Nursing & Maternity Home, Main Vikas Marg, Laxmi Nagar (Delhi)
  • Dharamshila Narayana Hospital, Vasundhara Enclave

Major localities edit

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Who's Who | East District, Delhi | India". Retrieved 28 October 2023.
  2. ^ East Delhi
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Archived from the original on 13 June 2007. Retrieved 1 October 2011. Gambia, The 1,797,860 July 2011 est.
  4. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Nebraska 1,826,341
  5. ^ a b "East District Population Religion - Delhi, East Literacy, Sex Ratio - Census India". www.censusindia.co.in. Retrieved 7 June 2023.

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