Aligarh district

Aligarh district
District of Uttar Pradesh
Location of Aligarh district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Aligarh district in Uttar Pradesh
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
Administrative divisionAligarh
HeadquartersAligarh
Tehsils7
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesAligarh
Population (2011)
 • Total3,673,889[1]
Demographics
 • Literacy69.61%.[1]
Major highwaysNH91
WebsiteOfficial website

Aligarh district is a district in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The district belongs to Aligarh Division.

Demographics

Religions in Aligarh District
Religion Percent
Hindus
79.05%
Muslim
19.85%
Sikhism
0.16%
Jainism
0.08%
Christians
0.21%
Buddhism
0.07%
Others†
0.0%

According to the 2011 census Aligarh district has a population of 36,73,849,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Mauritania[2] or the US state of Oklahoma.[3] This gives it a ranking of 76th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 1,007 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,610/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 22.78%.[1] Aligarh has a sex ratio of 876 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 69.61%.[1]

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