Mahamaya Nagar district (Hindi: महामायानगर ज़िला, Urdu: مہامایا نگر ضلع), earlier known as Hathras district, is a district of Uttar Pradesh state of India. The town of Hathras is the district headquarters. Mahamaya Nagar district is a part of Aligarh Division. This district occupies an area of 1800.1 km². The district has a population of 1,336,031 (2001 census).
Origin of nameEdit
The district comprises four tehsils: Hathras, Sadabad, Sikandra Rao and Sasni, which are further divided into seven blocks: Sasni, Hathras, Mursan, Sadabad, Sehpau, Sikandra Rao and Hasayan. There is a village named Bharat Pur under Hasayan block.
According to the 2011 census Mahamaya Nagar district has a population of 1,565,678 , roughly equal to the nation of Gabon or the US state of Hawaii. This gives it a ranking of 318th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 851 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,200 /sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 17.19 %. Mahamaya Nagar has a sex ratio of 870 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 73.1 %.
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- ^ 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. "Gabon 1,576,665"
- ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. http://2010.census.gov/2010census/data/apportionment-pop-text.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "Hawaii 1,360,301"
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