Rampur district

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Rampur district
District of Uttar Pradesh
Location of Rampur district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Rampur district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Administrative division Moradabad
Headquarters Rampur, Uttar Pradesh
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Rampur
Area
 • Total 2,367 km2 (914 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 2,335,398
 • Density 990/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy 53.34.[1]
Website Official website

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. This district has a population of 1,922,450 (2001 Census). Rampur is known for its 'Rampuri knives'.

Divisions

The district comprises five tehsils: Rampur, Bilaspur, Milak, Shahabad, Suar and Tanda

There are five Vidhan Sabha constituencies in this district: Swar, Chamraua, Bilaspur, Rampur and Milak. All of these are part of Rampur Lok Sabha constituency.

Birthplace of Indian Cinema Actors

  • Raza Murad an Hindi Cinema's Veteran Actor was born and brought-up in Rampur.
  • Pran a Bollywood actor was brought up Here.

Demographics

Religions in Rampur district (2011)[2]
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%).

According to the 2011 Census of India, Rampur district has a population of 2,335,398,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Latvia[3] or the US state of New Mexico.[4] This gives it a ranking of 194th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 987 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,560/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 21.4%.[1] Rampur has a sex ratio of 905 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 75.08%.[1] 50% of the population of Rampur is Muslim.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ "Rampur Religion Census 2011". Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2015-10-19. 
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Latvia 2,204,708 July 2011 est. 
  4. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. New Mexico - 2,059,179 

External links

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


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