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Mumbai Suburban district

Mumbai Suburban district
मुंबई उपनगर जिल्हा
District of Maharashtra
Location of Mumbai Suburban district in Maharashtra
Location of Mumbai Suburban district in Maharashtra
Country India
State Maharashtra
Administrative division Konkan Division
Headquarters Bandra
Tehsils 1. Kurla, 2. Andheri, 3. Borivali,
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies 1. Mumbai North, 2. Mumbai North West 3. Mumbai North East 4. Mumbai North Central, 5. Mumbai South Central (shared with Mumbai City district)
 • Assembly seats 26
Area
 • Total 369 km2 (142 sq mi)
Population (2001/2011)
 • Total 9,332,481
 • Density 25,000/km2 (66,000/sq mi)
Major highways NH-3, NH-8,
Website Official website

The Mumbai Suburban district is a district of the state of Maharashtra in western India. Its headquarters is in Bandra. It consists of three administrative subdivisions : Kurla, Andheri, and Borivali.[1] The district along with Mumbai City district and other suburban communities make up the metropolis of Mumbai on Salsette Island. The district occupies an area of 369 km².[2]

This is the second smallest district of Maharashtra, and it administratively comes under Konkan Division.

The jurisdiction of Mumbai Suburban District is from Bandra to Dahisar, from Kurla (Chuna Bhatti) to Mulund and from Kurla up to Trombay Creek.

Mumbai Suburban District is one of the largest districts in the country by population. The current population is 9,332,481, according to the 2011 census, making it the fifth most populous district in India (out of 672).[3] The Mithi River is the main river in the district.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
    • Climate 2.1
  • Demographics 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

History

Mumbai Suburban district was created on 1st October 1990 when Greater Mumbai bifurcated into Mumbai City and Mumbai Suburban district.[4]

Geography

Many important places have adorned the beauty of this district, including Mount Mary Church, Jogeshwari Caves, Mahakali Caves, Essel World Water Kingdom, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Aarey Colony, Kanheri Caves, Film City, Tulsi Lake, Vihar Lake and Powai Lake.

Climate

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Source: Indian Meteorological Department

Demographics

According to the 2011 census, Mumbai Suburban district has a population of 9,332,481,[3] roughly equal to the nation of Benin[5] or the US state of North Carolina.[6] This gives it a ranking of 5th in India (out of a total of 640).[3] The district has a population density of 25,291.28 inhabitants per square kilometre (65,504.1/sq mi) .[3] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 8.01%.[3] Mumbai Suburban has a sex ratio of 857 females for every 1000 males,[3] and a literacy rate of 90.9%.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Mumbai Suburban District". Mumbaisuburban.gov.in. Retrieved 2010-09-01. 
  2. ^ Mumbai Suburban Official Website. Retrieved April 28, 2008.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  4. ^ "District Profile". mumbaisuburban.gov.in. Archived from the original on 2 December 2014. Retrieved 28 June 2015. 
  5. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Benin 9,325,032 
  6. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. North Carolina 9,535,483 

External links

  • Official website of Mumbai suburban district
  • Maharashtra government



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