Bulandshahr district

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Bulandshahr district
Location of Bulandshahr district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Bulandshahr district in Uttar Pradesh
StateUttar Pradesh
TehsilsBulandshahr, Syana, Anoopshahr,
Shikarpur, Khurja, dibai, Sikandrabad
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesBulandshahr
 • Total4,441 km2 (1,715 sq mi)
 • Literacy75.23 per cent[1]
 • Sex ratio892
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Major highwaysNational Highway 91

Bulandshahr district (also spelled Bulandshahar) is a district in the Meerut region in the North India state of Uttar Pradesh located between 28.4° and 28.0° north latitudes and between 77.0° and 78.0[2]° east longitudes. Bulandshahr is the district headquarters. It is part of National Capital Region of India.[3] Bulandshahar district is surrounded by Aligarh district, Sambhal district, Gautam buddha nagar district, Hapur district and Amroha district.


Religion in Bulandshahr

According to the 2011 census, Bulandshahr district had a population of 3,498,507,[4] roughly equal to the nation of Lithuania[5] or the US state of Connecticut.[6] This makes it the 85th most populous district of the total 640.[4] The district has a population density of 788 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,040/sq mi).[4]

Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 20.09%.[4] Bulandshahar has a sex ratio of 892 females for every 1000 males,[4] and a literacy rate of 76.23%.[4]

In 1901, the population stood at 1,138,101.[7]


The district of Bulandshahar is an important grain producing agricultural district. Wheat, potatoes, maize, sugar and many others are cultivated here in large quantities.[8][9]


  1. ^ "District-specific Literates and Literacy Rates, 2001". Registrar General, India, Ministry of Home Affairs. Retrieved 10 October 2010.
  2. ^ "Bulandshahar District Map". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
  3. ^ "National Capital Region Planning Board". ncrpb.nic.in. Archived from the original on 7 May 2015. Retrieved 10 November 2017.
  4. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  5. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Lithuania 3,535,547 July 2011 est.
  6. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 1 January 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Connecticut 3,574,097
  7. ^ Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Bulandshahr" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 4 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 771.
  8. ^ "Bulandshahr Agriculture, District Level Information of Bulandshahr | Uttar Pradesh". www.districtsofindia.com. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
  9. ^ "Agricultural Efficiency in Uttar Pradesh" (PDF).

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Coordinates: 28°25′N 77°50′E / 28.417°N 77.833°E / 28.417; 77.833