About Ghaziabad District :
Before 14th November 1976 Ghaziabad was the Tehsil of District Meerut. The then chief minister Mr. N.D.Tiwari decalered Ghaziabad as a district on 14th November 1976, on the birth anniversary of Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehry, the first prime minister of India. From then Ghaziabad has moved forward leaps and bounds on the social, economic, agriculture and individual front.
Ghaziabad, the headquarter of the district of the same name, lies on the Grand Trunk road about a mile east of the Hindon river in Lat. 280 40′ North and Long. 770 25′ East, 19 Kms. east of Delhi and 46 Kms. south-west of Meerut with which it is connected by a metalled road. Other roads lead north-wesr to Loni and Baghpat and east to Hapur and Garhmukteshwar. Buses run at freequent intervals from here to Delhi, Meerut,Aligarh,Bulandshahar, Moradabad, Lucknow and to other districts also. It is an important station on the Northern Railway where railway lines, from Delhi to Calcutta, Moradabad and Saharanpur meet, connecting it with many important cities of India.
As it’s boundary is adjacent to Delhi, it acts as the main entrance of Uttar Pradesh and that is why it is also called the GATEWAY OF U.P
The district of Ghaziabad is suitated in the middle of Ganga- Yamuna doab. In shape it is roughly rectangular, its lenght is 72 Kms. and its breadth is 37 Kms. On the north it is bouned by the district of Meerut, on the south by that of Bulandshahar & Gautambudh Nagar and on the south- west by the national capital Delhi State and on the east by the district Jyotibaphule nagar.
Ganga, Yamuna and Hindon are the main rivers flowing through the district and they are filled with water throughout the year. Other than these there are some small rainfed rivers, prominent among them is the Kali river. Apart from these rivers the Ganaga Canal flows through the district and irrigation work is carried out through different branches of Canal. The Ganga canal also caters the drinking water needs of the people of ghaziabad as well as Delhi.
At a Glance :
|2.||No. of Tehsil||Number||3|
|3.||No. of Block||Number||4|
|4.||No. of Municipal Corp||Number||1|
|5.||No. of Town Area||Number||4|
|6.||No. of Census Town||Number||3|
|7.||No. of Nyay Panchayt||Number||27|
|8.||No. of Gram Sabha||Number||152|
|9.||No. of Police Station||Number||17|
|10.||No. of Villages||Number||263|
|19.||Distance from State Capital||Kilometer||468|
|20.||Distance from Delhi||Kilometer||19|
|21.||Nearest Airport||Indira Gandhi International Airport|
|10.||Density of Population||Sq. Km.||3392|
|11.||% of Urban Population||81|
|12.||% of SC Population||14.5|
|13.||% of Male Literates||86.6|
|14.||% of Female Literates||73.0|
|15.||% of Total Literates||80.2|
|16.||Females per 1000 Male||880|
|MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE||450 C|
|MINIMUM TEMPERATURE||30 C|
|AVERAGE RAINFALL||732 MM|
|ACTUAL RAINFALL||114.8 MM|
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