Location of Lucknow district in Uttar Pradesh
|• Lok Sabha constituencies||Lucknow & Mohanlalganj|
|• Total||2,528 km2 (976 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+05:30 (IST)|
Lucknow district 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. It also is the capital of Uttar Pradesh.
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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.
According to the 2011 census Lucknow district has a population of 4,589,838, roughly equal to the nation of Georgia or the US state of Louisiana. This gives it a ranking of 31st in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 1,815 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,700/sq mi). Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 25.79%. Lucknow has a sex ratio of 906 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 79.33%.
Blocks in Lucknow District
The following are the blocks in the district of Lucknow:
There is alleged perceived harmony between people of different religions in the city of Lucknow. Even though Muslim League was the strongest in Lucknow and many of their meetings were held and sponsored by the locals here. The Lucknow Pact between the Indian National Congress and the Muslim League was agreed upon at the joint session of both parties in 1915. Religious institutions include Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, Sri Ramakrishna Math and Chandrika Devi Temple.
Languages spoken here include Awadhi, a vernacular in the Hindi continuum spoken by over 38 million people, mainly in the Awadh region. Urdu and Hindi are also the two mainstream languages of the district.
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