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Bahraich district

Bahraich district
बहराइच जिला
District of Uttar Pradesh
Location of Bahraich district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Bahraich district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Administrative division Devipatan
Headquarters Bahraich
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Bahraich, Kaiserganj
Area
 • Total 4,696.8 km2 (1,813.4 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,478,257
 • Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy 51.1 per cent
Average annual precipitation 1125 mm
Website Official website

Bahraich District(Hindi:जनपद बहराइच Urdu: ضلع بہرائچ) is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh state of India, and Bahraich town is the district headquarters. Bahraich District is a part of Devipatan Division.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Economy 3
  • Demographics 4
  • Education 5
    • College 5.1
  • References 6
  • External links 7

History

Bahraich was in historic Awadh. The district was part of the Nanpara Taluqdari ruled by a succession of Rajas who owned more than three hundred villages in the district and all the forests. A large part of the education system as well as major roads and hospitals were legacies of the late Raja Sadat.

Geography

Bahraich borders Nepal districts Bardiya to the northwest and Banke to the northeast. The rest of Bahraich is surrounded by other districts in Uttar Pradesh: Lakhimpur and Sitapur on the west, Hardoi to the southwest, Gonda to the southeast, and Shravasti to the east.

Economy

In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Bahraich 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]

Demographics

According to the 2011 census Bahraich district has a population of 3,478,257,[2] This gives it a ranking of 90th in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 706 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,830/sq mi).[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001–2011 was 46.08%.[2] Bahraich has a sex ratio of 891 females for every 1000 males,[2] and a literacy rate of 51.1%.[2]

Minority population is about 36% of the total population of the district. Bahraich is a category "A" district i.e. having socio-economic and basic amenities parameters below the national average.[3]

Education

College

  • St. Peter Inter College, Nanpara

milli higher seccondary school jarwal town

  • Soft Solutions Competition Academy, Parth Market
  • Sanjivani group of educational institute
  • Buddhha Public School
  • Sant Pathik Senior Secondary School
  • THS Kisan Post graduate College.

References

  1. ^ a b Ministry of Panchayati Raj (8 September 2009). "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme" (PDF). National Institute of Rural Development. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  3. ^ MINUTES OF THE 34th MEETING OF EMPOWERED COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER AND APPROVE REVISED PLAN FOR BALANCE FUND FOR THE DISTRICTS OF GHAZIABAD, BAREILLY, BARABANKI, SIDDHARTH NAGAR, SHAHJANPUR, MORADABAD, MUZAFFAR NAGAR, BAHRAICH AND LUCKNOW (UTTAR PRADESH) UNDER MULTI-SECTORAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME IN MINORITY CONCENTRATION DISTRICTS HELD ON 22nd JULY, 2010. No. 3/64/2010-PP-I, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA, MINISTRY OF MINORITY AFFAIRS

External links

  • Official website

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