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Lucknow destrict
लखनऊ ज़िला
‏ ضلع لکھنؤ
Destrict o Uttar Pradesh
Location o Lucknow destrict in Uttar Pradesh
Kintra Banner o Indie Indie
State Uttar Pradesh
Admeenistrative diveesion Lucknow
Heidquairters Lucknow
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Lucknow
Area
 • Total 2,528 km2 (976 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,588,455
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
Website Offeecial wabsteid

Lucknow destrict (Hindi: लखनऊ ज़िला, Urdu: لکھنؤ ضلع) is a destrict locatit in Uttar Pradesh state in northren Indie. The ceety o Lucknow is the destrict heidquarters an the destrict is pairt o Lucknow diveesion an an aw is the caipital o Uttar Pradesh. The Ceety wis established in 1775 as the nawab o Awadh muivit his caipital frae Faizabad tae Lucknow an made it ane o the maist prosperous an glitterin ceeties in aw o Indie.

Historical Backgrund[eedit | eedit soorce]

Locatit in wha wis historically kent as the Awadh region, Lucknow haes aaways been a multicultural place.[1] Courtly mannerism, lofty gardens, poetry, muisic, an fine traditional cuisine patronized bi the Persie-lovin Shia Nawabs are well kent amangst Indies an students o Sooth Asie cultur an history.[1]

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

The climate o Lucknow destrict is predominantly subtropical in natur. Hot atmosphere durin the months o Mey an Juin an hivy rainfaws durin the months o Juin, Julie an August are the typical characteristics o Lucknow.

Demography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae the 2011 census Lucknow destrict haes a population o 4,588,455,[2] roughly equal tae the naition o Georgie[3] or the US state o Louisiana.[4] This gives it a rankin o 31st in Indie (oot o a total o 640).[2] The district has a population density of 1,815 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,700 /sq mi) .[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 25.79 %.[2] Lucknow haes a sex ratio o 906 females for ivery 1000 males,[2] an a literacy rate o 79.33%.[2]

Leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

Leids spoken here include Awadhi, a vernacular in the Hindi-Urdu continuum spoken bi ower 38 million fowk, mainly in the Awadh region.[5] Urdu an Hindi are an aw the twa mainstream leids o the destrict.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Welcome to the city of Nawabs". Lucknow Online. 2012. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  3. US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Georgia 4,585,874 July 2011 est." 
  4. "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "Louisiana 4,533,372" 
  5. M. Paul Lewis, ed. (2009). "Awadhi: A language of India". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (16th edition ed.). Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Retrieved 2011-09-28. 

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 26°45′N 81°00′E / 26.750°N 81.000°E / 26.750; 81.000