Hathras district

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Hathras district
Location of Hathras district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Hathras district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Division Aligarh
Headquarters Hathras
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Hathras
 • Total 1,840 km2 (710 sq mi)
 • Total 1,565,678
 • Density 850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
 • Literacy 73.1 per cent
 • Sex ratio 872
Time zone UTC+05:30 (IST)
Website up.gov.in

Hathras district, is a district of Uttar Pradesh state of India.[1] The City of Hathras is the district headquarters. Hathras district is a part of Aligarh Division. This district occupies an area of 1800.1 km². The district has a population of 1,565,678 (2011 census).


Hathras District was created on 3 May 1997 by incorporating parts of the Aligarh, Mathura and Agra districts. It was given the name Hathras District shortly after.


The district comprises four tehsils: Hathras, Sadabad, Sikandra Rao and Sasni, which are further divided into seven blocks: Sasni, Hathras, Mursan, Sadabad, Sahpau, Hasanpur Baru, Sikandra Rao and Hasayan.

There are three Vidhan Sabha constituencies in this district: Hathras, Sadabad and Sikandra Rao. All of these are part of Hathras Lok Sabha constituency.


According to the 2011 census Hathras district has a population of 1,565,678,[2] roughly equal to the nation of Gabon[3] This gives it a ranking of 318th in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 851 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,200/sq mi).[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001–2011 was 17.19%.[2] Hathras has a sex ratio of 870 females for every 1,000 males,[2] and a literacy rate of 73.1%.Hinduism and Islam are the predominant religions followed in the district.[2]


Four railway stations serve Hathras - Hathras Junction railway station, Hathras Road railway station, Hathras City railway station, and Hathras Kila railway station.

See also



  1. ^ "Important Cabinet Decisions". Information and Public Relations Department. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Gabon 1,576,665
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