Ghaziabad District of Uttar Pradesh at a Glance

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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 :

Sr.No. Description Unit Value
1. Area Sq. Km. 910
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
11. Habitated Villages Number 228
12. Inhabitated Villages Number 35
13. Bus Station Number 67
14. Railway Station Number 14
15. Post Offices Number 146
16. Telegraph Offices Number 5
17. Telephone Connections Number 1,22,890
18. Nationalised Banks Number 328
19. Distance from State Capital Kilometer 468
20. Distance from Delhi Kilometer 19
21. Nearest Airport Indira Gandhi International Airport


1. Total Population Number 30,86,991
2. Male Polulation Number 164158
3. Female Population Number 1444813
4. Rural Population Number 587930
5. Urban Population Number 2498461
6. SC Population Number 443812
7. ST Population Number 3680
8. Male Literates Number 1218483
9. Female Literates Number 910197
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

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