Jaipur district

Jaipur District is a district of the state of Rajasthan in Northern India. The city of Jaipur, which is Rajasthan's capital and largest city, is the district headquarters. It is the tenth most populous district in India (out of 640).[4]

Jaipur district
Amber Fort, Jaipur
Location of Jaipur district in Rajasthan
Location of Jaipur district in Rajasthan
Coordinates (Jaipur): 26°55′34″N 75°49′25″E / 26.926°N 75.8235°E / 26.926; 75.8235Coordinates: 26°55′34″N 75°49′25″E / 26.926°N 75.8235°E / 26.926; 75.8235
Country India
StateRajasthan
DivisionJaipur
HeadquartersJaipur
Tehsils16[1]
Government
 • District collectorAntar Singh Nehra
 • Vidhan Sabha constituencies[2]
Area
 • Total11,152 km2 (4,306 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[3]
 • Total6,626,178
 • Density590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy76%
 • Sex ratio910
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Major highwaysNational Highway 11 (NH-11), National Highway 8 (NH-8)
Average annual precipitation459.8 mm
Websitejaipur.rajasthan.gov.in
27. Jaipur district in Rajasthan

DivisionsEdit

Being the state capital, Jaipur has a Legislative Assembly. There 13 Sub-divisions in district are:

Panchayat Samitis are:

Tehsils are:

Sub-divisions 13
Tehsil 16
Villages 2369
Panchayat Samiti (Block) 13
Gram Panchayat 489
Nagar Palika 10
Nagar Nigam 1

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901944,116—    
1911889,399−0.60%
1921729,878−1.96%
1931813,631+1.09%
1941926,153+1.30%
19511,186,745+2.51%
19611,508,009+2.42%
19711,993,463+2.83%
19812,802,414+3.46%
19913,887,895+3.33%
20015,251,071+3.05%
20116,626,178+2.35%
source:[5]
Religions in Jaipur District[6]
Religion Percent
Hindus
87.83%
Muslims
10.38%
Jains
1.22%
Others
0.57%

According to the 2011 census Jaipur district has a population of 6,626,178,[4] roughly equal to the nation of Libya[7] or the US state of Washington.[8] This gives it a ranking of 10th in India (out of a total of 640).[4] The district has a population density of 598 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,550/sq mi).[4] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 26.91%.[4] Jaipur has a sex ratio of 909 females for every 1000 males,[4] and a literacy rate of 76.44%.[4]

Languages of Jaipur district (2011)

  Hindi (45.85%)
  Rajasthani (34.44%)
  Dhundari (11.31%)
  Urdu (2.74%)
  Marwari (2.52%)
  Sindhi (1.21%)
  Others (1.93%)

At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 45.85% of the population in the district spoke Hindi, 34.44% Rajasthani, 11.31% Dhundari, 2.74% Urdu, 2.52% Marwari, 1.21% Sindhi, 0.42% Punjabi and 0.41% Bengali as their first language.[9]

CultureEdit

Notable personalitiesEdit

ClimateEdit


Climate data for Jaipur
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 30
(86)
32
(90)
40
(104)
43
(109)
45
(113)
43
(109)
45
(113)
39
(102)
39
(102)
38
(100)
37
(99)
32
(90)
45
(113)
Average high °C (°F) 23
(73)
26
(79)
32
(90)
37
(99)
40
(104)
40
(104)
34
(93)
32
(90)
33
(91)
33
(91)
29
(84)
24
(75)
32
(89)
Average low °C (°F) 8
(46)
11
(52)
16
(61)
21
(70)
25
(77)
27
(81)
26
(79)
24
(75)
23
(73)
19
(66)
13
(55)
9
(48)
19
(65)
Record low °C (°F) 1
(34)
0
(32)
5
(41)
12
(54)
17
(63)
21
(70)
16
(61)
20
(68)
19
(66)
10
(50)
6
(43)
3
(37)
0
(32)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 8
(0.3)
12
(0.5)
6
(0.2)
4
(0.2)
16
(0.6)
66
(2.6)
216
(8.5)
231
(9.1)
80
(3.1)
23
(0.9)
3
(0.1)
3
(0.1)
668
(26.2)
Source: BBC Weather

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sub-Divisions/Panchayat Samitis/Tehsils". 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Assembly Constituencies of Jaipur district" (PDF). gisserver1.nic.in/. 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 December 2013. Retrieved 28 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Name Census 2011, Rajasthan data" (PDF). censusindia.gov.in. 2012. Retrieved 29 December 2012.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  5. ^ Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901
  6. ^ "C-1 Population By Religious Community (Rajasthan)". Census India.
  7. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Libya 6,597,960
  8. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Washington 6,724,540
  9. ^ 2011 Census of India, Population By Mother Tongue
  10. ^ "हेमंत को बिरला फाउंडेशन के बिहारी पुरस्कार". Dainik Jagran (in Hindi). Jagran Prakashan Ltd. Retrieved 8 September 2011.

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External linksEdit