Pratapgarh district, Uttar Pradesh

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Pratapgarh district
District of Uttar Pradesh
Location of Pratapgarh district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Pratapgarh district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Administrative division Allahabad
Headquarters Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh
Tehsils Raniganj, Kunda, Lalganj, Patti, Sadar
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Pratapgarh
 • Assembly seats Raniganj, Kunda, Vishwanathganj, Sadar, Rampur
 • Total 3,717 km2 (1,435 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,173,752
 • Density 850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
 • Literacy 73.1 per cent
Major highways NH-96, NH-236
Website Official website

The Pratapgarh district is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh state of India, and Pratapgarh town is the district headquarters. The Pratapgarh district is a part of Allahabad division and lies between 25° 34' and 26° 11' latitudes while between 81° 19' and 82° 27' longitudes.


In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Pratapgarh one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640).[1] It is one of the 34 districts in Uttar Pradesh currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).[1]


Religions in Pratapgarh District[2]
Religion Percent

According to the 2011 census Pratapgarh district, Uttar Pradesh has a population of 3,173,752,[3] roughly equal to the nation of Mongolia[4] or the US state of Iowa.[5] This gives it a ranking of 109th in India (out of a total of 640).[3] The district has a population density of 854 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,210/sq mi).[3] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 16.2%.[3] Pratapgarh has a sex ratio of 994 females for every 1000 males,[3] and a literacy rate of 73.1%.[3]

Notable persons

See also


  1. ^ a b Ministry of Panchayati Raj (8 September 2009). "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme" (PDF). National Institute of Rural Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 April 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  2. ^
  3. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  4. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Mongolia 3,133,318 July 2011 est. 
  5. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Iowa 3,046,355 

External links

  • Official website

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