Gautam Buddh Nagar district

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Gautam Buddh Nagar district
Location of Gautam Buddh Nagar district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Gautam Buddh Nagar district in Uttar Pradesh
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
DivisionMeerut
Established6 September 1997
HeadquartersGreater Noida
TehsilsSadar (Noida), Dadri and Jewar
Area
 • Total1,442 km2 (557 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,674,714
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Demographics
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Major highwaysNH-24, DND Flyway, Noida–Greater Noida Expressway and Yamuna Expressway
Websitehttp://gbnagar.nic.in/

Gautam Buddh Nagar is a largely suburban district of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India.[1] It is part of the National Capital Region (India). Greater Noida is the district administrative headquarters.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census of India, Gautam Budh Nagar has a population of 1,674,714, it is ranked 294th out of a total of 640 Indian districts in terms of population. Gautam Budh Nagar has a population density of 1,161 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,010/sq mi), its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 39.32%. Gautam Budh Nagar has a sex ratio of 852 females for every 1,000 males, and a literacy rate of 82.2%.[citation needed]

The population is highly literate with 82.2% of population in the district are literate compared to 74.04% national average.[citation needed] The female literacy stands at 72.78% much higher than national average of 65.46%.[2]

At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 94.68% of the population in the district spoke Hindi, 1.29% Bengali, 1.10% Urdu, 0.97% Punjabi and 0.49% Maithili as their first language.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://gbnagar.nic.in/profile/profiletest.htm
  2. ^ "Ghaziabad, GB Nagar hub of high literacy, falling sex ratio". The Times Of India. TNN. 6 April 2011. Retrieved 6 April 2011.
  3. ^ 2011 Census of India, Population By Mother Tongue

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Coordinates: 28°32′00″N 77°23′21″E / 28.5333°N 77.3891°E / 28.5333; 77.3891