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North West Delhi

North West Delhi
North West Delhi is located in Delhi
North West Delhi
North West Delhi
Location in India
Country  India
State Delhi
 • Body Municipal Corporation Of Delhi
 • Official Hindi, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency North West Delhi
Civic agency Municipal Corporation Of Delhi
Map showing the nine districts of Delhi.

North West Delhi is an administrative district of the National Capital Territory of Delhi in India.


  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Administration 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


North West Delhi is bounded by the Yamuna River on the northeast, and by the districts of North Delhi to the east and southeast, West Delhi to the south, Jhajjar District of Haryana state to the west, Sonipat District of Haryana to the northwest and north, and Ghaziabad District of Uttar Pradesh state to the northeast across the Yamuna.


According to the 2011 census North West Delhi has a population of 3,651,261,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Liberia[2] or the US state of Oklahoma.[3] This gives it a ranking of 78th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 8,298 inhabitants per square kilometre (21,490/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 27.63%.[1] North West Delhi has a sex ratio of 862 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 84.66%.[1]


Administratively, the district is divided into three subdivisions, Saraswati Vihar, Narela, and Model Town.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Liberia 3,786,764 July 2011 est. 
  3. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Oklahoma 3,751,351 
  4. ^ "North West District: Organisation Setup".  

External links

  • North West Delhi District, Official website
  • Detailed Map of North West Delhi District
  • [1] List of places in North-West-Delhi

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