This district is situated in the plain of the Ganges River, which forms the southwestern border of the District. Ganges, Varuna and Morva are the main rivers. The district is bounded by Jaunpur District to the north, Varanasi District to the east, Mirzapur District to the south, and Allahabad District to the west. The district has an area of 1055.99 km².
Sant Ravidas Nagar District was created on June 30, 1994 as 65th district of the state. The district is famous for its carpets in India and abroad.
This district is divided into three tehsils, Aurai, Bhadohi and Gyanpur, and six blocks, Bhadohi, Suriyawan, Gyanpur, Deegh, Abholi, and Aurai. There are 1075 populated and 149 non-populated villages along with 79 Nyay-panchayat and 489 Gram panchayats in the district.
The district has nine police stations, four of which are in town and five are situated in rural areas.
According to the 2011 census Sant Ravidas Nagar district has a population of 1,554,203 , roughly equal to the nation of Gabon or the US state of Hawaii. This gives it a ranking of 320th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 1,531 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,970 /sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 14.81 %. Sant Ravidas Nagar has a sex ratio of 950 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 71.1 %.
- ^ 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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