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Faizabad district

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Faizabad district is one of the 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. Faizabad city is the administrative headquarters of this district. The district occupies an area of 2,764 km². The district had a population of 2,468,371 at the 2011 Census

Faizabad district
District of Uttar Pradesh
Location of Faizabad district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Faizabad district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Administrative division Faizabad
Headquarters Faizabad
Tehsils 5
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Faizabad
 • Total 2,799 km2 (1,081 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,468,371
 • Density 880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
 • Urban 689,354
 • Literacy 69.57 per cent
 • Sex ratio 961
Major highways NH 27, NH 330, NH330a, SH 30
Website Official website



Religions in Faizabad District
Religion Percent

According to the 2011 Indian census, Faizabad district has a population of 2,468,371.[1] roughly equal to the nation of Kuwait[2] or the US state of Nevada.[3] This gives it a ranking of 178th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 1,054 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,730/sq mi).[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 18.16%.[4] Faizabad has a sex ratio of 961 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 70.63%.[4]


In 1975, the Avadh University was established in Faizabad city, which was later renamed as Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University. and N.D.U.A.T. This is a state agricultural university situated at Faizabad Kumarganj Town.

Faizabad District was the capital of Awadh region during Nawab Period.


  1. ^ a b c d "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Kuwait 2,595,62 
  3. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-10-19. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Nevada 2,700,551 
  4. ^ a b "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 

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