Lucknow destrict

Lucknow destrict (Hindi: लखनऊ ज़िला, Urdu: لکھنؤ ضلع‎) is a destrict locatit in Uttar Pradesh state in northren Indie. The ceety o Lucknow is the destrict heidquarters an the destrict is pairt o Lucknow diveesion an an aw is the caipital o Uttar Pradesh. The Ceety wis established in 1775 as the nawab o Awadh muivit his caipital frae Faizabad tae Lucknow an made it ane o the maist prosperous an glitterin ceeties in aw o Indie.

Lucknow destrict

लखनऊ ज़िला
‏ ضلع لکھنؤ
Location o Lucknow destrict in Uttar Pradesh
Location o Lucknow destrict in Uttar Pradesh
StateUttar Pradesh
Admeenistrative diveesionLucknow
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesLucknow
 • Total2528 km2 (976 sq mi)
 • Total4,588,455
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Historical BackgrundEedit

Locatit in wha wis historically kent as the Awadh region, Lucknow haes aaways been a multicultural place.[1] Courtly mannerism, lofty gardens, poetry, muisic, an fine traditional cuisine patronized bi the Persie-lovin Shia Nawabs are weel kent amangst Indies an students o Sooth Asie cultur an history.[1]


The climate o Lucknow destrict is predominantly subtropical in natur. Hot atmosphere durin the months o Mey an Juin an hivy rainfaws durin the months o Juin, Julie an August are the typical characteristics o Lucknow.


Accordin tae the 2011 census Lucknow destrict haes a population o 4,588,455,[2] roughly equal tae the naition o Georgie[3] or the US state o Louisiana.[4] This gives it a rankin o 31st in Indie (oot o a total o 640).[2] The district has a population density of 1,815 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,700/sq mi) .[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 25.79 %.[2] Lucknow haes a sex ratio o 906 females for ivery 1000 males,[2] an a literacy rate o 79.33%.[2]


Leids spoken here include Awadhi, a vernacular in the Hindi-Urdu continuum spoken bi ower 38 million fowk, mainly in the Awadh region.[5] Urdu an Hindi are an aw the twa mainstream leids o the destrict.


  1. a b "Welcome to the city of Nawabs". Lucknow Online. 2012. Retrieved 16 Januar 2012.
  2. a b c d e f "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  3. US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Georgia 4,585,874 July 2011 est.
  4. "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Louisiana 4,533,372
  5. M. Paul Lewis, ed. (2009). "Awadhi: A language of India". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (16th ed.). Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Retrieved 28 September 2011.

Freemit airtinsEedit

Coordinates: 26°45′N 81°00′E / 26.750°N 81.000°E / 26.750; 81.000