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Gautam Buddha Nagar district

Gautam Buddh Nagar district

Gautam Buddh Nagar (Hindi: गौतम बुद्ध नगर ज़िला, Urdu: گ‎) is a largely suburban district of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India,[1] part of National Capital Region (India). Since the collectorate, chief development office and judiciary offices have started functioning, the Greater Noida has now become its district administrative headquarters. It is one of the fastest growing parts of India, as of census 2011 registering 51.52% growth in the preceding decade.[2]


The Yamuna River separates the district from Delhi and Faridabad district of Hariyana state. The district is bounded by Delhi and Ghaziabad to the north and south, Bulandshahar District to the east.


According to the 2011 census Gautam Buddh Nagar district has a population of 1,674,714.[3] This gives it a ranking of 294th in India (out of a total of 640).[3] The district has a population density of 1,161 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,010 /sq mi).[3] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 39.32%.[3] Gautam Buddha Nagar has a sex ratio of 852 females for every 1000 males,[3] and a literacy rate of 82.2%.[3]


The district is included in the proposed Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor.


External links

  • A Gateway of Noida
  • A Gateway of Greater Noida
  • Information about Gautam Buddh Nagar
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