Rampur district

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Rampur district
Location of Rampur district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Rampur district in Uttar Pradesh
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
DivisionMoradabad
HeadquartersRampur, Uttar Pradesh
Government
 • District collectorAunjaneya Kumar Singh (IAS)
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesRampur
Area
 • Total2,367 km2 (914 sq mi)
Population
 • Total2,335,819
 • Density990/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy53.34
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Websitehttp://rampur.nic.in/

Rampur district is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh state of India, and Rampur town is the district headquarters. Rampur district is a part of Moradabad division. The district occupies an area of 2,367 km2 (914 sq mi).

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 Census of India, Rampur district has a population of 2,335,819,[citation needed] roughly equal to the nation of Latvia[1] or the US state of New Mexico.[2] This gives it a ranking of 194th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 987 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,560/sq mi). Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 21.4%. Rampur has a sex ratio of 905 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 75.08%.

At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 74.03% of the population of the district spoke Hindi, 23.04% Urdu and 2.54% Punjabi as their first language.[3]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901546,151—    
1911544,695−0.03%
1921466,059−1.55%
1931478,343+0.26%
1941491,794+0.28%
1951560,017+1.31%
1961701,537+2.28%
1971901,209+2.54%
19811,178,621+2.72%
19911,502,141+2.46%
20011,923,739+2.50%
20112,335,819+1.96%
source:[4]
Religions in Rampur district (2011)[citation needed]
Religion Percent
Muslims
50.57%
Hindus
45.97%
Sikhs
2.80%
Christians
0.39%
Jains
0.06%
Others†
0.02%
Distribution of religions
Buddhists (<0.02%).

References[edit]

  1. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Latvia 2,204,708 July 2011 est.
  2. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 30 September 2011. New Mexico - 2,059,179
  3. ^ 2011 Census of India, Population By Mother Tongue
  4. ^ Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901

Coordinates: 28°48′00″N 79°01′12″E / 28.80000°N 79.02000°E / 28.80000; 79.02000