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Mau district
मऊ ज़िला
ماو ضلع
—  District of Uttar Pradesh  —
Location of Mau district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Administrative division Azamgarh
Headquarters Mau
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Ghosi
 • Total 1,713 km2 (661 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,849,294
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
 • Literacy 43.8 per cent (1991)
 • Sex ratio
Website Official website

Mau district (Hindi: मऊ ज़िला, Urdu: ماو ضلع) is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh state of India and Mau town is the district headquarters. Mau district is a part of Azamgarh Division. Mau district is situated in the south-eastern part of the state with headquarters at Mau town. The district is surrounded by Ghazipur district on the south, Ballia district in the east and Azamgarh district in the west.and north side surrounded by Gorkhpur .Varansi touches some area in south side.The river Ghagra forms its northern boundary and south boundary touch Tamsa river.


According to the 2011 census Mau district has a population of 2,205,170,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Latvia[2] or the US state of New Mexico.[3] This gives it a ranking of 206th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 1,287 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,330 /sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 18.94 %.[1] Mau has a sex ratio of 978 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 75.16 %.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Latvia 2,204,708 July 2011 est." 
  3. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "New Mexico - 2,059,179" 

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