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Rudraprayag district
रुद्र प्रयाग जिला
Rudraprayag district.svg
Country India
State Uttarakhand
Division Garhwal division
Headquarters Rudraprayag
Area
 • Total 2,439 km2 (942 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 227,439
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Website http://rudraprayag.nic.in

Rudraprayag district, (Hindi: रुद्र प्रयाग जिला) is a district of Uttarakhand state of northern India. The district occupies an area of 2439 km². Rudraprayag town is the administrative headquarters of the district.

The district is bounded by Uttarkashi District on the north, Chamoli District on the east, Pauri Garhwal District on the south, and Tehri Garhwal District on the south.

Rudraprayag District was established on 16th September1997. The district was carved out from the following areas of three adjoining districts.

1- Whole of Augustmuni & Ukhimath block and part of Pokhri & Karnprayag block from Chamoli District.

2- Part of Jakholi and Kirtinagar block from Tehri District.

3- Part of Khirsu block from Pauri District.

Internationally Known Shri Kedarnath Temple is at North, Madmaheshwar at east, Nagrasu at southern east and Shrinagar at extreme south. The holy Mandakini originated from Kedarnath is the main river of the district.

As of 2011 it is the least populous district of Uttarakhand (out of 13).[1]

DemographicsEdit

According to the 2011 census Rudraprayag district has a population of 236,857 ,[2] roughly equal to the nation of Vanuatu.[3] This gives it a ranking of 585th in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 119 inhabitants per square kilometre (310 /sq mi) .[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 4.14 %.[2] Rudraprayag has a sex ratio of 1120 females for every 1000 males,[2] and a literacy rate of 82.09 %.[2]


As of 2001 Indian census, the Rudraprayag district had a population of 227,439. Hindus 225,773, Muslims 1,406 (.61%), religion not stated 90.[4]

Cities, towns and villages in Rudraprayag Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. http://www.census2011.co.in/district.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. http://www.census2011.co.in/district.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2119rank.html. Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Vanuatu 224,564 July 2011 est." 
  4. ^ "Uttarakhand - Districts of India: Know India". National Portal of India. http://india.gov.in/knowindia/districts/andhra1.php?stateid=UA. Retrieved 2009-04-04. 

External linksEdit

Template:Rudraprayag district

UttarakhandDistricts

Districts of Uttarakhand (as of 2001)

Divisions and districts of Uttarakhand
Kumaon division: Almora | Bageshwar | Champawat | Nainital | Pithoragarh | Udham Singh Nagar
Garhwal division: Chamoli | Dehradun | Haridwar | Pauri Garhwal | Rudra Prayag | Tehri Garhwal | Uttarkashi



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