Population of Agra 2021
Agra is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. It’s the fourth-most populous city in Uttar Pradesh and 23rd in India. Agra is famous globally for the Taj Mahal & the Mughal Architect.
Agra Population – Census 2011
As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Agra City in 2011 is 1,585,704 ( 15.85 Lakhs) of which the male population is 8,45,902 and the female population is 7,39,802
The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Agra District for 2011 is 1084 people per sq. km. Agra city administers area is 87 sq. km & District area is 4041 Sq.km
The average literacy rate of Agra City in 2011 was 73.11%. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 77.81% and 67.74% respectively. Total literate in Agra city was 10,14,872 of which 5,75,475 are males while 4,39,397 are females.
With regards to the Sex Ratio in Agra, it stood at 875 per 1000 males. The average national best ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child best ratio is 857 girls per 1000 boys
In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 1,97,468 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 1,06,315 are boys while 91,153 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 857. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 12.45 % of the total population of Agra City
Agra District Population
Agra district is one of the 75 Districts of Uttar Pradesh, India. As per census 2011, Agra District population is 4,418,797 (44.18 Lakhs) of which 2,364,953 are males and 2,053,844 are females. The literacy rate is 71.58 % & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 868. The child best ratio is 861
Population of Uttar Pradesh 2021
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Fast Facts About Agra:
Facts About Agra
Agra is a city in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India.
The earliest reference for Agra comes from the epical age when Mahabharata refer to Agra as Agravana. In the sources prior to this, Agra has been referred to as Arya Griha or the abode of the Aryans.
Agra’s Taj Mahal is one of the most famous buildings in the world.
A small village in Agra was the battlefield of the famous Battle of Khanwa, where the Rajput forces were defeated by Babur.
St. John’s College, Agra, is a college established in 1850, now part of the Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar University, earlier known as Agra University. It is amongst the oldest and one of the most beautiful Christian colleges in India.
Agra is the birthplace of Surdas, a famous Hindu devotional saint.
Agra is the fourth-most populous city in Uttar Pradesh and 24th in India.
The Wildlife SOS Agra is the largest Sloth Bear Rescue Facility in the world.
Agra University was established on 1 July 1927 and catered to colleges spread across the United Provinces, the Rajputana, the Central Provinces and almost to entire northern India.
Agra is famous for being the capital of the Mughal emperors from 1526 to 1658.
Agra is on the Indo-Gangetic plain and has a continental climate, with long, hot summers from April to September. During summers dry winds blow in this region.
Agra is home to the world’s largest sloth bear rescue facility, the Agra Bear Rescue Facility.
Agra is one of the two cities in India which house three UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Agra is twinned with Chengdu, Sichuan, China; Petra, Jordan & Tempe, Arizona.
Agra is home to the Dainik Jagran newspaper, the most read Hindi newspaper in India.
The Estimated Population of Agra is 2 Million, as of 2020.
Agra is the largest shoes manufacturing hub in India and second-largest exporter of shoes in the world after China.
Tourism has a significant role in the economy of Agra, with upwards of 9.5 million tourists visiting Agra and surrounding monuments in 2019.
Agra Fort has two gates- Delhi Gate and Lahore Gate which is also called as Amar Singh Gate after the name of Amar Singh Rathore.
Akbar was completed in 1573, over 1.4 Million builders worked on the building for eight years.