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Lucknow district

 

Lucknow district

Lucknow district
लखनऊ ज़िला
ضلع لکھنؤ
District of Uttar Pradesh
Location of Lucknow district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Lucknow district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Administrative division Lucknow
Headquarters Lucknow
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Lucknow & Mohanlalganj
Area
 • Total 2,528 km2 (976 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,588,455
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
Website Official website

Lucknow District (Hindi: लखनऊ ज़िला, Urdu: لکھنؤ ضلع‎) is a district located in the Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. The city of Lucknow is the district headquarters and the district is part of Lucknow Division and also is the capital of Uttar Pradesh.The City was established in 1775 as the nawab of Awadh moved his capital from Faizabad to Lucknow and made it one of the most prosperous and glittering cities in all India.

Contents

  • Historical Background 1
  • Climate 2
  • Demography 3
    • District Map 3.1
      • Blocks in Lucknow District 3.1.1
  • Languages 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Historical Background

Located in what was historically known as the Awadh region, Lucknow has always been a multicultural place.[1] Courtly mannerism, lofty gardens, poetry, music, and fine traditional cuisine patronized by the Persian-loving Shia Nawabs are well known amongst Indians and students of South Asian culture and history.[1]

Climate

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The climate of Lucknow district is predominantly subtropical in nature. Hot atmosphere during the months of May and June and heavy rainfalls during the months of June, July and August are the typical characteristics of Lucknow.

Demography

According to the

  • Official website

External links

  1. ^ a b "Welcome to the city of Nawabs". Lucknow Online. 2012. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  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. Georgia 4,585,874 July 2011 est. 
  4. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Louisiana 4,533,372 
  5. ^ http://www.brandbharat.com/english/up/Blocks%20of%20Lucknow%20district%20Uttar%20Pradesh.html
  6. ^ M. Paul Lewis, ed. (2009). "Awadhi: A language of India". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (16th ed.). Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Retrieved 2011-09-28. 

References

Languages spoken here include Awadhi, a vernacular in the Hindi continuum spoken by over 38 million people, mainly in the Awadh region.[6] Urdu and Hindi are also the two mainstream languages of the district.

Languages

The following are the blocks in the district of Lucknow:[5]

Blocks in Lucknow District

Map showing Lucknow District

District Map

According to the 2001 census Lucknow district had a population of 3,681,461.

[2] of 79.33%.literacy rate and a [2] for every 1000 males,females of 906 sex ratio Lucknow has a [2] over the decade 2001-2011 was 25.79%.population growth rate Its [2] The district has a population density of 1,815 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,700/sq mi) .[2]).640 This gives it a ranking of 31st in India (out of a total of [4].Louisiana or the US state of [3]

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