Aligarh district

Aligarh district
अलीगढ़ ज़िला
علی گڑھ ضلع
District of Uttar Pradesh

Location of Aligarh district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Administrative division Aligarh
Headquarters Aligarh
Tehsils 7
  Lok Sabha constituencies Aligarh
Population (2011)
  Total 3,673,849[1]
  Literacy 69.61%.[1]
Major highways NH91
Website Official website

Aligarh District (Hindi: अलीगढ़ ज़िला, Urdu: علی گڑھ ضلع) is a district in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

The Aligarh District belongs to Aligarh Division.


According to the 2011 census Aligarh district has a population of 36,73,849,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Mauritania[2] or the US state of Oklahoma.[3] This gives it a ranking of 76th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 1,007 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,610/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 22.78%.[1] Aligarh has a sex ratio of 876 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 69.61%.[1]

Tehsils in Aligarh disrrict

Education in Aligarh

With around 30,000 students, Aligarh Muslim University is the centre of higher education in Aligarh. The university offers more than 250 courses in both traditional and modern fields of education. In addition, there are many decent schools and colleges for primary and secondary level education.

Cities in Aligarh district


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 "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. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Oklahoma 3,751,351

External links

Official website

Coordinates: 27°50′N 78°10′E / 27.833°N 78.167°E / 27.833; 78.167

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