|— District of Uttar Pradesh —|
|• Lok Sabha constituencies||Ghazipur|
|• Total||3,384 km2 (1,307 sq mi)|
|• Density||900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)|
|• Sex ratio|
|Average annual precipitation||1034 mm|
Ghazipur District (Hindi: ग़ाज़ीपुर ज़िला, Urdu: غازیپور ضلع Ghāzīpur Zilā) is a district of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. The city of Ghazipur is the district headquarters. The district is part of Varanasi Division. The region of Ghazipur is mainly famous for production of its unique Rose scented Spray called gulab jal and for the tomb of famous Viceroy of British India Lord Cornwallis. Lord Cornwallis died here and his tomb which is situated in Western par of City is conserved by Archeological Survey of India.
According to the 2011 census Ghazipur district has a population of 3,622,727, roughly equal to the nation of Lithuania or the US state of Oklahoma. This gives it a ranking of 79th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 1,072 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,780 /sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 19.26 %. Ghazipur has a sex ratio of 951 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 74.27 %.
Vernaculars spoken in Ghazipur include Bhojpuri, a language in the Bihari language group with almost 40 000 000 speakers, written in both the Devanagari and Kaithi scripts.
- ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. http://www.census2011.co.in/district.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
- ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2119rank.html. Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Lithuania 3,535,547 July 2011 est."
- ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. http://2010.census.gov/2010census/data/apportionment-pop-text.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "Oklahoma 3,751,351"
- ^ M. Paul Lewis, ed (2009). "Bhojpuri: A language of India". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (16th edition ed.). Dallas, Texas: SIL International. http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=bho. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
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