World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

West Delhi

Article Id: WHEBN0008680094
Reproduction Date:

Title: West Delhi  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: District Centres of Delhi, South West Delhi, North West Delhi, North Delhi, New Delhi
Collection: Districts in India, Districts of Delhi, West Delhi District
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

West Delhi

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

West Delhi (Hindi: वेस्ट दिल्ली) is an administrative district of the National Capital Territory of Delhi in India.

West Delhi is bound by the districts of North West Delhi to the north, North Delhi and Central Delhi to the east, South West Delhi to the south, and Jhajjar District of Haryana state to the west.

West Delhi has an area of 129 km², with a population density of nearly 14,000 persons per km². The population of 1,743,980 consists of 949,750 males and 794,230 females. Children between 0–6 years are 203,528 consisting of 109,526 boys and 94,002 girls. The literacy rate is above 70% at a total of 1,301,252 of which 739,572 are males and 561,680 females.[1]

Administratively, the district is divided into three subdivisions, Patel Nagar, Rajouri Garden, and Punjabi Bagh. Major residential and commercial areas like Janakpuri and Tilak Nagar are located in West Delhi.

Contents

  • Demographics 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Demographics

According to the 2011 census West Delhi has a population of 2,531,583,[2] roughly equal to the nation of Kuwait[3] or the US state of Nevada.[4] This gives it a ranking of 169th in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 19,625 inhabitants per square kilometre (50,830/sq mi) .[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 18.91%.[2] West Delhi has a sex ratio of 876 females for every 1000 males,[2] and a literacy rate of 87.12%.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ (Source : Census Of India 2001)
  2. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Kuwait 2,595,62 
  4. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Nevada 2,700,551 

External links

  • West Delhi District official website
  • [1] List of places in West-Delhi
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.