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Kasganj district

कासगंज
district
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DivisionAligarh division
HeadquartersKasganj
విస్తీర్ణం
 • మొత్తం1,993 కి.మీ2 (770 చ. మై)
జనాభా
(2011)
 • మొత్తం1
 • సాంద్రత720/కి.మీ2 (1,900/చ. మై.)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
ప్రామాణిక కాలమానంUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 కోడ్IN-UP-KN
Literacy62.3%
జాలస్థలిwww.kanshiramnagar.nic.in

Kasganj is 71st district of the Indian state Uttar Pradesh. It is located in the division of Aligarh and consists of Kasganj, Patiali and Sahawar tehsils. Its headquarters is at Kasganj.[1]

History[మార్చు]

The district of Kasganj was established on 15 April 2008 by separating Kasganj, Patiali and Sahawar tehsils from Etah district. For a while, the district was named after a politician, Kanshi Ram. The decision taken by Mayawati, chief minister of Uttar Pradesh and president of the BSP provoked protests by lawyers who had proposed to call it in honor of Sant Sant Tulsidas, who was born in the district.[2] The district reverted to its original name in 2012.[3] Adjacent districts of Kasganj are Aligarh, Budaun, Etah, Farrukhabad and Hathras.

Demographics[మార్చు]

According to the 2011 census Kasganj district has a population of 1,438,156,[4] roughly equal to the nation of Swaziland[5] or the US state of Hawaii.[6] This gives it a ranking of 345th in India (out of a total of 640).[4] The district has a population density of 736 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,910/sq mi).[4] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 17.05%.[4] Kanshiram Nagar has a sex ratio of 879 females for every 1000 males,[4] and a literacy rate of 62.3%.[4]

మూలాలు[మార్చు]

  1. [1][dead link]
  2. Lawyers against naming new Kasganj district after Kanshi Ram
  3. "Important Cabinet Decisions". Lucknow: Information and Public Relations Department. Retrieved 17 January 2013. Cite web requires |website= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Cite web requires |website= (help)
  5. US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Swaziland 1,370,424 line feed character in |quote= at position 10 (help); Cite web requires |website= (help)
  6. "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Hawaii 1,360,301 line feed character in |quote= at position 7 (help); Cite web requires |website= (help)

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