Sitapur district

214,133pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Add New Page Talk0
This article is based on the corresponding article in another wiki. For Familypedia purposes, it requires significantly more historical detail on phases of this location's development. The ideal article for a place will give the reader a feel for what it was like to live at that location at the time their relatives were alive there. Also desirable are links to organizations that may be repositories of genealogical information..
Please help to improve this page yourself if you can.

Sitapur district
सीतापुर ज़िला </br> ستا پور ضلع
Uttar Pradesh district location map Sitapur

Location of Sitapur district in Uttar Pradesh
State Uttar Pradesh, Flag of India.svg India
Administrative division Lucknow
Headquarters Sitapur
Area 5,743 km2 (2,217 sq mi)
Population 3,619,661 (2001)
Lok Sabha Constituencies Sitapur, Misrikh, Dhaurahra, Mohanlalganj
Official website

Sitapur district (Hindi: सीतापुर ज़िला, Urdu: ستا پور ضلع) is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh state of India, with Sitapur town as the district headquarters. Sitapur district is a part of Lucknow division. This district covers an area of 5743 km². It has a population of 3,619,661.


In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Sitapur one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640).[1] It is one of the 34 districts in Uttar Pradesh currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).[1]


The district is divided into six tehsils: Sitapur, Biswan, Mishrikh, Laharpur, Mahmoodabad and Sidhauli.

Sitapur has nine seats in Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha. These nine constituencies are:

Sitapur is divided between four Lok Sabha seats:

  • Sitapur Lok Sabha constituency includes Sitapur, Laharpur, Biswan, Sevata and Mahmoodabad Vidhan Sabha seats,
  • Dhaurahra Lok Sabha constituency includes Maholi and Hargaon Vidhan Sabha seat from Sitapur district,
  • Mohanlalganj Lok Sabha constituency includes Sidhauli Vidhan Sabha seat from Sitapur district,
  • Misrikh Lok Sabha constituency includes Misrikh seat from Sitapur district.


According to the 2011 census Sitapur district has a population of 4,474,446,[2] roughly equal to the nation of Croatia[3] or the US state of Louisiana.[4] This gives it a ranking of 38th in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 779 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,020 /sq mi) .[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 23.62 %.[2] Sitapur has a sex ratio of 879 females for every 1000 males,[2] and a literacy rate of 63.38 %.[2]


Languages spoken here include Awadhi, a vernacular in the Hindi-Urdu continuum spoken by over 38 million people, mainly in the Awadh region.[5]


  1. ^ a b Ministry of Panchayati Raj (September 8, 2009). "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme". National Institute of Rural Development. Retrieved September 27, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Croatia 4,483,804 July 2011 est." 
  4. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "Louisiana 4,533,372" 
  5. ^ M. Paul Lewis, ed (2009). "Awadhi: A language of India". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (16th edition ed.). Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Retrieved 2011-09-28. 

External linksEdit

Template:Sitapur district

Template:Lucknow division topics

Coordinates: 27°30′N 80°55′E / 27.5, 80.917

This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at Sitapur district. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki