North Delhi district

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North Delhi is an administrative district of the National Capital Territory of Delhi in India. Alipur is the administrative headquarters of this district. North Delhi is bounded by the Yamuna River and the district of Central Delhi on the east and by the district of North West Delhi to the west.

North Delhi
North Delhi is located in Delhi
North Delhi
North Delhi
Location in Delhi, India
Coordinates: 28°40′35″N 77°13′30″E / 28.676314°N 77.224977°E / 28.676314; 77.224977
Country India
Union territoryDelhi
DivisionDelhi division
 • BodyGovernment of Delhi
213 m (699 ft)
 • Total1,405,723
 • OfficialHindi, English, Haryanvi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencyNorth Delhi
Civic agencyMunicipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD)
Districts of Delhi

Administratively, the district is divided into three subdivisions, Model Town, Narela, and Alipur.

Demographics edit

According to the 2011 census North Delhi had a population of 887,978,[2] roughly equal to the nation of Fiji[3] or the US state of Delaware.[4] This gives it a ranking of 468th in India (out of a total of 640). The district had a population density of 14,973 inhabitants per square kilometre (38,780/sq mi). Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 13.04%. North Delhi had a sex ratio of 871 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 86.81%.[2]

After reorganization, the new North Delhi district had a population of 1,405,723, of which 1,236,984 (88.00%) lived in urban areas. North Delhi had a sex ratio of 852 females per 1000 males. Scheduled Castes made up 262,648 (18.68%) of the population.[2]

Religions in North Delhi district (2011)[5]
Religion Percent
Other or not stated
Distribution of religions

Languages of North Delhi district (2011)[6]

  Hindi (85.84%)
  Punjabi (4.71%)
  Bhojpuri (1.82%)
  Haryanvi (1.80%)
  Bengali (1.26%)
  Urdu (1.21%)
  Others (3.36%)

At the time of the 2011 census, 85.84% of the population spoke Hindi, 4.71% Punjabi, 1.82% Bhojpuri 1.80% Haryanvi, 1.26% Bengali and 1.21% Urdu as their first language.[6]

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ North Delhi
  2. ^ a b c "District Census Handbook: NCT Delhi" (PDF). Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. 2011.
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Fiji 883,125 July 2011 est.
  4. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Delaware 897,934
  5. ^ "Table C-01 Population by Religion: NCT Delhi". Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. 2011.
  6. ^ a b "Table C-16 Population by Mother Tongue: NCT Delhi". Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.

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