Lucknow destrict

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Lucknow destrict

लखनऊ ज़िला
‏ ضلع لکھنؤ
Location o Lucknow destrict in Uttar Pradesh
Location o Lucknow destrict in Uttar Pradesh
StateUttar Pradesh
Admeenistrative diveesionLucknow
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesLucknow
 • Total2528 km2 (976 sq mi)
 • Total4,588,455
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
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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 weel 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. a b "Welcome to the city of Nawabs". Lucknow Online. 2012. Retrieved 16 Januar 2012.
  2. a b c d e f "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  3. US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Archived frae the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 1 October 2011. Georgia 4,585,874 July 2011 est.
  4. "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived frae the original on 23 August 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Louisiana 4,533,372
  5. M. Paul Lewis, ed. (2009). "Awadhi: A language of India". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (16th ed.). Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Retrieved 28 September 2011.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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