South West Delhi district

Last updated

South West Delhi
Location map India Delhi EN.svg
Red pog.svg
South West Delhi
Location in Delhi, India
Coordinates: 28°36′34″N77°08′23″E / 28.60955°N 77.13967°E / 28.60955; 77.13967 Coordinates: 28°36′34″N77°08′23″E / 28.60955°N 77.13967°E / 28.60955; 77.13967
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Delhi
Created1997
Headquarters Kapashera
Government
  BodyMunicipal Corporation Of Delhi
Population
 (2011)
  Total2,292,958
Languages
  Official Hindi, Punjabi, English.
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencies West Delhi, South Delhi
Civic agency Municipal Corporation Of Delhi

South West Delhi is one of the eleven administrative district of the National Capital Territory of Delhi in India. Kapashera serves as the administrative headquarters of South West Delhi.

Contents

South West Delhi is bounded by the districts of West Delhi to the north, Central Delhi to the northeast, New Delhi and South Delhi to the east, Gurgaon District of Haryana state to the south, and Jhajjar District of Haryana to the west.

South West Delhi has a population of 2,292,958 (2011 census), and an area of 420 km², with a population density of 5,445 inhabitants per square kilometer. It is the fourth most populous district in Delhi.

Administratively, the district is divided into three subdivisions, Dwarka, Najafgarh and Kapashera. [1] [2]

History

South West Delhi is one of the old nine districts that came into existence from January 1997. [3] The District then composed of three Sub-Divisions; Vasant Vihar, JanakPuri, Najafgarh, Kapashera and Delhi Cantonment, and had its headquarters at Palam. [4]

Geography

Aerial view of South West Delhi at Najafgarh drain Delhi aerial photo 03-2016 img2.jpg
Aerial view of South West Delhi at Najafgarh drain

The South West District of N.C.T. of Delhi is situated in the southwest part of Delhi. It is located in between latitude 28 40' and 28 29’ and longitude between 76 50’ and 77 14’. The South West district has a varied character with Kapashera Sub Division as predominantly rural and the Dwarka Sub Division as mostly urban and Najafgarh Sub Divisions as a mix of both urban and rural population.

Demographics

According to the 2011 census South West Delhi has a population of 2,292,958 [5] roughly equal to the nation of Latvia [6] or the US state of New Mexico. [7] This gives it a ranking of 198th in India (out of a total of 640). [5] The district has a population density of 5,445 inhabitants per square kilometre (14,100/sq mi). [5] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 30.62%. [5] South West Delhi has a sex ratio of 836 females for every 1000 males, [5] and a literacy rate of 88.81%. [5]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1961251,383    
1971479,189+6.66%
1981679,170+3.55%
19911,087,573+4.82%
20011,755,041+4.90%
20112,292,958+2.71%
source: [8]

See also

Related Research Articles

Haryana State in northern India

Haryana is one of the 28 states in India, located in the northern part of the country. It was carved out of the former state of East Punjab on 1 November 1966 on a linguistic basis. It is ranked 22nd in terms of area, with less than 1.4% of India's land area. Chandigarh is the state capital, Faridabad in National Capital Region is the most populous city of the state, and Gurugram is a leading financial hub of the NCR, with major Fortune 500 companies located in it. Haryana has 6 administrative divisions, 22 districts, 72 sub-divisions, 93 revenue tehsils, 50 sub-tehsils, 140 community development blocks, 154 cities and towns, 6,848 villages, and 6222 villages panchayats.

Bhiwani district District of Haryana in India

Bhiwani district is one of the 22 districts of the northern Indian state of Haryana. Created on 22 December 1972, the district was the largest district of the state by area, before the creation of Charkhi Dadri as a separate district, as it occupied an area of 5,140 square kilometres (1,980 sq mi) and administered 442 villages with a population of 1,634,445. Sirsa is now the largest district of the state.

East Khasi Hills district District of Meghalaya in India

East Khasi Hills is an administrative district in the state of Meghalaya in India. The district headquarters are located at Shillong. The district occupies an area of 2752 km² and has a population of 825,922. As of 2011 it is the most populous district of Meghalaya's seven districts.

Najafgarh Subdistrict and Sub – City in Delhi, India

Najafgarh is a town in the South West Delhi district in the National Capital Territory of Delhi, India. It is one of the three subdivisions of the Southwest Delhi district. Najafgarh is located at the outskirts of the southwestern part of Delhi near the Haryana border, a distance of 29 kilometres from the New Delhi City Center. It has a mixture of rural and urban populations from Delhi and Haryana. Due to the presence of much freehold land, Najafgarh is one of the fastest-developing tehsils (sub-districts) in southwestern Delhi.

Jhajjar district District of Haryana in India

Jhajjar district is one of the 22 districts of Haryana state in northern India. Carved out of Rohtak district on 15 July 1997 and with its headquarters in Jhajjar, it lies 29 kilometres (18 mi) from Delhi and had developed into an important industrial center. Other towns in the district are Bahadurgarh and Badli and Beri. Bahadurgarh is the major city of the district & state. Bahadurgarh is known as 'The City of Destiny'. Beri used to be a village fifty years ago.

Dhar district, India District of Madhya Pradesh in India

Dhar district is a district of Madhya Pradesh state in central India. The historic town of Dhar is administrative headquarters of the district.

Gurgaon district District of Haryana in India

Gurgaon district, officially known as Gurugram district, is one of the 22 districts of Haryana in northern India. The city of Gurgaon is the administrative headquarters of the district. The population is 1,514,432. It is one of the southern districts of Haryana. On its north, it is bounded by the district of Jhajjar and the Union Territory of Delhi. Faridabad district lies to its east. On its south, lie the districts of Palwal and Nuh. To its west lies Rewari district.

Kaithal district District of Haryana in India

Kaithal district is one of the 22 districts of Haryana, state in northern India. Kaithal town is the district headquarters. The district occupies an area of 2317 km². It has a population of 1,074,304. It is part of Karnal division. Kaithal was notified as district by Haryana Govt. on 16 October 1989 and carved out of Kurukshetra and Jind districts, comprising Guhla and Kaithal sub-divisions of Kurukshetra district, Kalayat sub-tahsil and 6 villages of Jind district.

Panipat district District of Haryana in India

Panipat districtpronunciation  is one of the 22 districts of Haryana in north India. The historical town of Panipat is the administrative headquarters of the district. The district occupies an area of 1,268 km2 (490 sq mi), making it the nineteenth largest in the state with Gurugram and Panchkula following it.

Ambala district District of Haryana in India

Ambala district is one of the 22 districts of Haryana state in the country of India with Ambala town serving as the administrative headquarters of the district. District Ambala lies on the North-Eastern edge of Haryana between 27-39″-45′ North latitude and 74-33″-53′ to 76-36″-52′ East longitude.

Nuh district District of Haryana in India

Nuh district is one of the 22 districts in the Indian state of Haryana. It is one of the most backward district in India. There are four sub-divisions in this district: Nuh, Ferozepur Jhirka, Punahana, and Taoru. It has an area of 1,860 square kilometres (720 sq mi) and had a population of 1.09 million in 2011. It is bounded by Gurugram District to the north, Palwal District of Haryana to the east and Alwar District of Rajasthan to the south and west. Its boundaries also touch Bharatpur District of Rajasthan and Mathura District of Uttar Pradesh near Bichhor Village and Nai Village of Punhana Tehsil. It is predominantly populated by farmers of Meo ethnicity.

Kapas Hera Subdistrict of Delhi in India

Kapashera is the administrative headquarters and one of the three sub-division of the South West district (Dwarka) of Delhi NCT, India. The office of Deputy Commissioner is located at Old Tax Terminal building, Kapashera.

Dwarka, Delhi Neighbourhood in South West Delhi, Delhi, India

Dwarka is a sub-city and a diplomatic enclave located in South West Delhi district of National Capital Territory of Delhi in India. The sub-city is located near to Indira Gandhi International Airport. It is among the largest sub-city in Asia.

North East Delhi District of Delhi in India

North East Delhi is one of the eleven administrative district of Delhi, India. The district was established in 1997. North East Delhi borders the Yamuna River on the west, Ghaziabad District to the north and east, East Delhi to the south, and North Delhi to the west across the Yamuna. Karawal Nagar, Seelampur and Yamuna Vihar are 3 sub-divisions of this district.

North West Delhi District in Delhi, India

North West Delhi is an administrative district of the National Capital Territory of Delhi in India.

West Delhi District of Delhi in India

West Delhi is one of the 11 administrative districts of the National Capital Territory of Delhi in India. Administratively, the district is divided into three subdivisions, Patel Nagar, Rajouri Garden, and Punjabi Bagh.

South Delhi District of Delhi in India

South Delhi is an administrative district of the National Capital Territory of Delhi in India with its headquarters in Saket. Administratively, the district is divided into three subdivisions, Saket, Hauz Khas, and Mehrauli. It is bounded by the Yamuna River to the east, the districts of New Delhi to the north, Faridabad District of Haryana state to the southeast, Gurgaon District of Haryana to the southwest, and South West Delhi to the west.

According to Census 2011 information the location code or village code of Kharkhari Nahar village is 064009. Kharkhari Nahar village is located in Najafgarh Tehsil of South West Delhi district in Delhi, India. It is situated 4 km away from sub-district headquarter Najafgarh and 30 km away from district headquarter Kapashera.

Narela subdistrict in Delhi, India

Narela sub-city is a tehsil, located in the North Delhi district of NCT of Delhi, and forms the border of the Delhi state with Haryana. Situated just off the Grand Trunk Road, its location made it an important market town for the surrounding areas, during the 19th century, which it still retains. It was developed as the third mega sub-city project of Delhi Development Authority (DDA) in the urban extension project of Delhi, after Rohini Sub City and Dwarka Sub City. and covering an area of 9866 ha. The 'Narela Industrial Area', started developing in the early 1980s and is today one of the important such complexes in Delhi.

Kangan Heri This village is in Kapashera sub division of South West District in Delhi of the Indian state. It is located 12 km west of the District headquarters in kapashera. It is an Ahir dominant village. It is 9 km from Dwarka sub city and 1.5 km from Chhawla BSF camp.

References

  1. "South West District". www.delhi.gov.in. Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  2. "South West District". www.delhi.gov.in. Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  3. PROFILE OF DELHI: NATIONAL CAPITAL TERRITORY - DELHI (PDF). p. 6. Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  4. "Official web site of South West Delhi District Administration, NCT of Delhi, India : Introduction". dcsouthwest.delhigovt.nic.in. Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  5. 1 2 3 4 5 6 "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  6. US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population" . Retrieved 1 October 2011. Latvia 2,204,708 July 2011 est.
  7. "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 30 September 2011. New Mexico - 2,059,179
  8. Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901