Kasaragod district

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Kasaragod District is one of the 14 districts in the state of Kerala, India. Kasaragod became part of Kannur district following the reorganisation of states and formation of Kerala in November 1, 1956.[1] Kasaragod was declared as a district on 24 May 1984.

Demographics[change | change source]

Kasaragod District Map

According to the 2011 census Kasaragod district has a population of 1,307,375,[2] roughly equal to the nation of Mauritius[3] or the US state of New Hampshire.[4] This gives it a ranking of 375th in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 654 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,690/sq mi) .[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001–2011 was 8.18%.[2] Kasaragod has a sex ratio of 1079 females for every 1000 males,[2] and a literacy rate of 89.85%.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Kasaragod - After District Formation". Kasaragod District. Archived from the original on 2009-04-10. Retrieved 2009-03-11.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  3. US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Archived from the original on 2011-09-27. Retrieved 2011-10-01. Mauritius 1,303,717 July 2011 est.
  4. "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 1, 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. New Hampshire 1,316,470

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