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Kaithal district
कैथल जिला
—  District of Haryana  —
Location of Kaithal district in Haryana
Country India
State Haryana
Headquarters Kaithal
Tehsils 1. Kaithal, 2. Guhla
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Kurukshetra (shared with Kurukshetra district)
 • Assembly seats 4
 • Total 2,317 km2 (895 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 10,72,861
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
 • Urban 19.39
 • Literacy
 • Sex ratio 880 (2011 census)
Average annual precipitation 563 mm
Website Official website

Kaithal district (Hindi: कैथल जिला) is one of the 21 districts of Haryana, state in northern India. Kaithal town is the district headquarters. The district occupies an area of 2317 km². It has a population of 946,131 (2001 census). This district is part of Ambala Division.

This district came into existence on 1 November 1989.


Kaithal district comprises two tehsils: Kaithal and Guhla. 4 Haryana Vidhan Sabha constituencies located in this district are Guhla, Kalayat, Kaithal and Pundri.[1] All of these are part of Kurukshetra Lok Sabha constituency.


According to the 2011 census Kaithal district has a population of 1,072,861,[2] roughly equal to the nation of Cyprus[3] or the US state of Rhode Island.[4] This gives it a ranking of 423rd in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 463 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,200 /sq mi) .[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 13.39 %.[2] Kaithal has a sex ratio of 880 females for every 1000 males,[2] and a literacy rate of 70.6 %.[2]


  1. ^ "District Wise Assembly Constituencies". Chief Electoral Officer, Haryana website. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Cyprus 1,120,489 July 2011 est." 
  4. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "Rhode Island 1,052,567" 

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