Panipat district

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Panipat district
Location of Panipat district in Haryana
Location of Panipat district in Haryana
CountryIndia
StateHaryana
Division Karnal
HeadquartersPanipat
Tehsils1. Panipat, 2. Samalkha, 3. Israna, 4. Madlauda, 5. Bapoli
Area
 • Total1,268 km2 (490 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,605,765
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
 • Urban
555,085
Demographics
 • Literacy75.94%
  • Male = 83.71%
  • Female = 67.00%
 • Sex ratio864
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Major highwaysNH1, NH71A, NH709AD, SH16
Lok Sabha constituenciesKarnal (shared with Karnal district)
Vidhan Sabha constituencies1. Panipat Rural, 2. Panipat City, 3. Israna, 4. Samalkha
Websitehttp://panipat.nic.in/

Panipat district About this soundpronunciation  is one of the 21 districts of Haryana in north India. The historical town of Panipat is the administrative headquarters of the district. The district occupies an area of 1268 km², making it the 19th largest in the state with Gurugram and Panchkula following it.

History[edit]

Panipat district was carved out from the erstwhile Karnal district on 1 November 1989. On 24 July 1991 it was again merged with Karnal district. On 1 January 1992 it again became a separate district.

Divisions[edit]

The district is divided into two sub-divisions:

These sub-divisions are further divided into three tehsils:

There are four Vidhan Sabha constituencies in this district:

  • Panipat Rural
  • Panipat City
  • Israna
  • Samalkha

Panipat district is a part of the Karnal Lok Sabha constituency.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1951238,834—    
1961298,232+2.25%
1971382,445+2.52%
1981507,164+2.86%
1991698,103+3.25%
2001967,449+3.32%
20111,205,437+2.22%
source:[1]
Religions in Panipat district
Religion Percent
Hindus
89.92%
Muslims
7.19%
Sikhs
2.08%

According to the 2011 census Panipat district has a population of 295,970,[2] roughly equal to the nation of Bahrain[3] or the US state of New Hampshire.[4] This gives it a ranking of 396th in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 951 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,460/sq mi) .[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 24.60%.[2] Panipat has a sex ratio of 864 females for every 1000 males,[2] and a literacy rate of 75.94%.

Education[edit]

There are some famous engineering college in Panipat district.

APIIT SD India

P.I.E.T - Panipat Institute Of Engineering & Technology

Geeta group of institutions

NC College Of Engineering

Notable people[edit]

  • Deshbandhu Gupta (1901-1951), independence campaigner
  • Altaf Hali(Poet)
  • Bu Ali shah
  • Mubashir Hassan(co founder of Pakistan people's party)
  • Asis Kaur
  • Jasvir Singh(Kabaddi player)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901
  2. ^ a b c d e "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Bahrain 1,214,705 July 2011 est.
  4. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 30 September 2011. New Hampshire 1,316,470

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