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Nagpur district (Marathi: नागपूर जिल्हा) is a district in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra state in central India. The city of Nagpur is the district headquarters. The district is part of Nagpur Division.

Nagpur district is bounded by Bhandara district on the east, Chandrapur district on the southeast, Wardha district on the southwest, Amravati district on the northwest and Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh state on the north.

HistoryEdit

In 1853, after the death of Raghoji III, the princely state of Nagpur was annexed by the British and the territory occupied by the present district became part of Nagpur Province. In 1861, it was merged with the Central Provinces and Nagpur district became a part of one of its divisions, Nagpur division. In 1903, it became part of the Central Provinces and Berar. In 1950, Nagpur district became part of the newly formed Madhya Pradesh state and Nagpur became its capital. In 1956, after the reorganization of states, Nagpur district was incorporated in Bombay state. In 1 May 1960, it became a district of Maharashtra state.

GeographyEdit

Nagpur

Map of Nagpur district with major towns and rivers.

ClimateEdit

Climate chart for Nagpur
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10
 
28.6
12.4
 
 
12
 
32.1
15.0
 
 
18
 
36.3
19.0
 
 
13
 
40.2
23.9
 
 
16
 
42.6
27.9
 
 
172
 
37.8
26.3
 
 
304
 
31.5
24.1
 
 
292
 
30.4
23.6
 
 
194
 
31.8
22.9
 
 
51
 
32.6
19.8
 
 
12
 
30.4
14.9
 
 
17
 
28.2
12.1
temperatures in °Cprecipitation totals in mm
source: World Weather Information Service


Climate data for Nagpur
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 33
(91)
37
(99)
41
(106)
47
(117)
48
(118)
45
(113)
38
(100)
40
(104)
39
(102)
37
(99)
35
(95)
32
(90)
48
(118)
Average high °C (°F) 28.6
(83.5)
32.1
(89.8)
36.3
(97.3)
40.2
(104.4)
42.6
(108.7)
37.8
(100.0)
31.5
(88.7)
30.4
(86.7)
31.8
(89.2)
32.6
(90.7)
30.4
(86.7)
28.2
(82.8)
33.5
(92.3)
Average low °C (°F) 12.4
(54.3)
15.0
(59.0)
19.0
(66.2)
23.9
(75.0)
27.9
(82.2)
26.3
(79.3)
24.1
(75.4)
23.6
(74.5)
22.9
(73.2)
19.8
(67.6)
14.9
(58.8)
12.1
(53.8)
20.2
(68.4)
Record low °C (°F) 7
(45)
8
(46)
12
(54)
17
(63)
18
(64)
20
(68)
20
(68)
20
(68)
19
(66)
11
(52)
5
(41)
5.5
(41.9)
5.9
(42.6)
Precipitation mm (inches) 10.2
(0.402)
12.3
(0.484)
17.8
(0.701)
13.2
(0.52)
16.3
(0.642)
172.2
(6.78)
304.3
(11.98)
291.6
(11.48)
194.4
(7.654)
51.4
(2.024)
11.8
(0.465)
17.2
(0.677)
1,112.7
(43.807)
Source: [1]

DivisionsEdit

Nagpur district is divided into 14 talukas: Ramtek, Umred, Kalameshwar, Katol, Kamthi, Kuhi, Narkhed, Nagpur, Nagpur (Rural), Parseoni, Bhiwapur, Mouda, Savner and Hingna.

Nagpur district has 12 Vidhan Sabha constituencies: Nagpur South West, Nagpur South, Nagpur East, Nagpur Central, Nagpur West, Nagpur North, Katol, Savner, Hingna, Umred, Kamthi and Ramtek. The first six constituencies are part of Nagpur Lok Sabha constituency and rest are part of Ramtek Lok Sabha constituency.[2]

DemographicsEdit

According to the 2011 census Nagpur district has a population of 4,653,171,[3] roughly equal to the nation of Ireland[4] or the US state of South Carolina.[5] This gives it a ranking of 29th in India (out of a total of 640).[3] The district has a population density of 470 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,200 /sq mi) .[3] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 14.39 %.[3] Nagpur has a sex ratio of 948 females for every 1000 males,[3] and a literacy rate of 89.52 %.[3]

The district had a population of 4,653,171 of which 64.26% were urban as of 2011.[6] The current District Collector is Sanjay Mukherjee. Nagpur district has following administrative bodies which have jurisdiction over different areas[7] -

TransportEdit

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Sonegaon, Nagpur is a domestic and international airport in this district, which connects Nagpur to Mumbai, Delhi, Sharjah, Dubai and Doha.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nagpur, India". Whetherbase. http://www.weatherbase.com/weather/weather.php3?s=35334&refer=&units=metric. Retrieved 2010-07-01. 
  2. ^ "District wise List of Assembly and Parliamentary Constituencies". Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra website. http://ceo.maharashtra.gov.in/acs.php. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. http://www.census2011.co.in/district.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  4. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2119rank.html. Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Ireland 4,670,976 July 2011 est." 
  5. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. http://2010.census.gov/2010census/data/apportionment-pop-text.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "South Carolina 4,625,364" 
  6. ^ Census of India
  7. ^ "Planning Authority of Nagpur district". Government of Maharashtra. http://www.nagpur.nic.in/tp/planningauthorities.htm. Retrieved 2009-01-08. 

External linksEdit

Template:Nagpur district topics

Coordinates: 21°00′N 79°00′E / 21, 79


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