Ghaziabad District of Uttar Pradesh at a Glance

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 :

1.AreaSq. Km.910
2.No. of TehsilNumber3
3.No. of BlockNumber4
4.No. of Municipal CorpNumber1
5.No. of Town AreaNumber4
6.No. of Census TownNumber3
7.No. of  Nyay PanchaytNumber27
8.No. of Gram SabhaNumber152
9.No. of Police StationNumber17
10.No. of VillagesNumber263
11.Habitated VillagesNumber228
12.Inhabitated VillagesNumber35
13.Bus StationNumber67
14.Railway StationNumber14
15.Post OfficesNumber146
16.Telegraph OfficesNumber5
17.Telephone ConnectionsNumber1,22,890
18.Nationalised BanksNumber328
19.Distance from State CapitalKilometer468
20.Distance from DelhiKilometer19
21.Nearest AirportIndira Gandhi International Airport


1.Total PopulationNumber30,86,991
2.Male PolulationNumber164158
3.Female PopulationNumber1444813
4.Rural PopulationNumber587930
5.Urban PopulationNumber2498461
6.SC PopulationNumber443812
7.ST PopulationNumber3680
8.Male LiteratesNumber1218483
9.Female LiteratesNumber910197
10.Density of PopulationSq. Km.3392
11.% of Urban Population81
12.% of SC Population14.5
13.% of Male Literates86.6
14.% of Female Literates73.0
15.% of Total Literates80.2
16.Females per 1000 Male880

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