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Agra destrict
आगरा ज़िला
آگرہ ضلع
Destrict o Uttar Pradesh
Location o Agra destrict in Uttar Pradesh
Kintra  Indie
State Uttar Pradesh
Admeenistrative diveesion Agra
Heidquairters Agra
Tehsils 6
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Agra, Fatehpur Sikri
 • Assembly seats 9
 • Total 4,027 km2 (1,555 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,380,793[1]
 • Leeteracy 69.44%.[1]
Major heich-gates NH 2
Website Offeecial wabsteid

Agra destrict (Hindi: आगरा ज़िला, Urdu: آگرہ ضلع) is ane o the 75 destricts o Uttar Pradesh state o Indie, an the historical ceety o Agra is the destrict heidquairters. Agra destrict is a pairt o Agra diveesion.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Agra destrict is boondit bi Mathura destrict on the north, Dholpur destrict o Rajasthan state on the sooth, Firozabad destrict on the east an Bharatpur destrict o Rajasthan state on the wast. Aurie o the destrict is 4027 km².

Diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Agra destrict comprises 6 tehsils. The tehsils are Etmadpur, Agra, Kiraoli, Kheragarh, Fatehabad and Bah. The heidquairters o the destrict is Agra ceety. The destrict consists o 15 blocks, namely Etmadpur, Khandauli, Shamshabad, Fatehabad, Jagner, Kheragarh, Saiyan, Achanera, Akola, Bichpuri, Fatehpur Sikri, Barauli Ahir, Bah, Pinahat an Jaitpur Kalan.[2]

The diveesion comprises 3 Lok Sabha constituencies namely Jalesar, Firozabad an Agra. Thare are 9 Vidhan Sabha constituencies in the destrict. They are Bah, Fatehabad, Etmadpur, Dayal Bagh, Agra Cantonment, Agra East, Agra West, Kheragarh an Fatehpur Sikri.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae the 2011 census Agra destrict haes a population o 4,380,793,[1] roughly equal tae the naition of Moldovae[3] or the US state o Kentucky.[4] This gives it a rankin o 41st in Indie (oot o a total o 640).[1] The destrict haes a population density o 1,084 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,810/sq mi) .[1] Its population growthe rate ower the decade 2001-2011 wis 21%.[1] Agra haes a sex ratio o 859 females for ivery 1000 males,[1] an a leeteracy rate o 69.44%.[1]

Leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

Leids spoken include Braj Bhasha, Braj Bhasha is mainly a landwart tongue currently, predominant in the nebulous Braj region centred aroond Mathura & Agra in Uttar Pradesh an Dholpur & Bharatpur in Rajasthan . It is the predominant leid in the central stretch o the Ganges-Yamuna Doab

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. "General Administration". Agra district Official website. 
  3. US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Moldova 4,314,377 July 2011 est. 
  4. "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Kentucky 4,339,367 

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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Coordinates: 27°05′N 77°58′E / 27.083°N 77.967°E / 27.083; 77.967