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Moradabad district is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh, India. Moradabad is the district headquarters. Moradabad district is a part of Moradabad division. As of 2011 it is the second most populous district of Uttar Pradesh (out of 71), after Allahabad.[2]

Moradabad district
Location of Moradabad district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Moradabad district in Uttar Pradesh
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
Administrative divisionMoradabad
HeadquartersMoradabad
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesMoradabad, Sambhal
Population
(2011)
 • Total4,773,138
Demographics
 • Literacy45.74 per cent[1]
WebsiteOfficial website

The district of Moradabad lies between 28°21´ to 28°16´ north latitude and 78°4´ to 79° east longitude.

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Notable peopleEdit

DemographicsEdit

According to the 2011 census Moradabad district has a population of 4,773,138,[2] roughly equal to the nation of Singapore[3] or the US state of Alabama.[4] This gives it a ranking of 26th in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 1,284 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,330/sq mi) .[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 25.25%.[2] In 2011 a new district named Sambhal district is formed with two sub districts of Moradabad district. The rest of Moradabad district have a population of 3126507. Moradabad has a sex ratio of 903 females for every 1000 males,[2] and a literacy rate of 58.67%.[2][5]

ReligionEdit

Religions in Moradabad[6]
Religion Percent
Hindus
52.14%
Muslims
47.12%
Christians
0.28%
Jains
0.05%
Others†
0.19%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.16%), Buddhists (<0.03%).

The 1980 Moradabad riots were a conflict between Hindus and Muslims.

Administrative divisionsEdit

There is one Lok Sabha constituencies for the district:

For election purposes Moradabad District is divided into six Vidhan Sabha constituencies:[7]

  1. Kanth
  2. Thakurdwara
  3. Moradabad Rural
  4. Moradabad Nagar
  5. Kundarki
  6. Bilari

Moradabad District has two divisions: Moradabad Subdivision and Sambhal Subdivision. There are five tehsils in Moradabad District and eight blocks.

  • In Moradabad Subdivision there are three tehsils: Bilari Tehsil, Kanth Tehsil, Thakurdwara Tehsil;[8] and there are five blocks: Kundarki, Chajlet, Bhagtpur, Dilari and Mundapandey.
  • In Sambhal Subdivision there are three tehsils: Sambhal Tehsil, Chandausi Tehsil[9] and Gunnaur Tehsil ; and there are three blocks: Bahjoi, Panwasa and Asmoli.

Towns and villagesEdit

In addition to the city of Moradabad, which is governed as a Municipal Corporation, there are four municipalities: Bahjoi, Bilari, Chandausi, and Thakurdwara. There are six Town Panchayats:[10]

  • Bhojpur Dharampur
  • Kanth
  • Kundarki
  • Narauli
  • Rustamnagar Sahaspur
  • Umri Kalan
  • Sherua Dharampur

There are 960 gram panchayats in the district.[11]

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "District-specific Literates and Literacy Rates, 2001". Registrar General, India, Ministry of Home Affairs. Retrieved 2010-10-10.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Singapore 4,740,737 July 2011 est.
  4. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Alabama 4,779,736
  5. ^ MINUTES OF THE 34th MEETING OF EMPOWERED COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER AND APPROVE REVISED PLAN FOR BALANCE FUND FOR THE DISTRICTS OF GHAZIABAD, BAREILLY, BARABANKI, SIDDHARTH NAGAR, SHAHJANPUR, MORADABAD, MUZAFFAR NAGAR, BAHRAICH AND LUCKNOW (UTTAR PRADESH) UNDER MULTI-SECTORAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME IN MINORITY CONCENTRATION DISTRICTS HELD ON 22nd JULY, 2010 AT 11.00 A.M. UNDER THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF SECRETARY, MINISTRY OF MINORITY AFFAIRS. Archived 30 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine. F. No. 3/64/2010-PP-I, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA, MINISTRY OF MINORITY AFFAIRS
  6. ^ "Moradabad Religion Census 2011". Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2015-10-19.
  7. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. pp. 461–462.
  8. ^ The National Panchayat Directory lists Moradabad Tehsil instead of Kanth Teshil. [http:// panchayatdirectory.gov.in/adminreps/viewAdminLocations.asp?selstate=171&parenttype=D&ptype=B "Reports of National Panchayat Directory: Blocks of Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh"] Check |url= value (help). Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India.
  9. ^ The National Panchayat Directory lists Baniyakhera instead of Chandausi Tehsil. "Reports of National Panchayat Directory: Blocks of Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh". Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India.
  10. ^ "Reports of National Panchayat Directory: Report on Urban Local Bodies: Uttar Pradesh: Moradabad". Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India.
  11. ^ "Reports of National Panchayat Directory: Blocks of Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh". Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India.