Kurnool district

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Kurnool District is a district in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India, in the west-central part of the state and is bounded by Mahabubnagar district of Telangana in the north, Raichur district of Karnataka in the northwest, Bellary district of Karnataka in the west, Ananthapur district in the south, YSR Kadapa district in the South East and Prakasham district in the east. The city of Kurnool is the headquarters of the district. It has a population of 4,053,463 of which 28.35% were urban as of 2011. It occupies 10th and 2nd place in terms of area in Largest Districts of India and Andhra Pradesh respectively,[1] accounting for 17,658 square kilometres (6,818 sq mi) and 53rd place in terms of Population in India.

Demographics[change | change source]

According to the 2011 census Kurnool district has a population of 4,046,601,[2] roughly equal to the nation of Liberia[3] or the US state of Oregon.[4] This gives it a ranking of 54th in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 229 inhabitants per square kilometre (590/sq mi) .[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 14.65%.[2] Kurnool has a sex ratio of 984 females for every 1000 males,[2] and a literacy rate of 61.13%.[2]

Religions in Kurnool[5]
Religion Percent
Distribution of religions

References[change | change source]

  1. "Top 10 Largest Districts of India by Total Area". census2011.co.in.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  3. US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 1 October 2011. Liberia 3,786,764 July 2011 est.
  4. "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Oregon 3,831,074
  5. "Andhra Pradesh State Minorities Finance Corporation Ltd. - Downloads". apsmfc.com.

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