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North East Delhi

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North East Delhi is one of the eleven administrative districts of Delhi, India. The District was established in 1997.

North East Delhi borders 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. This area is densely populated with very slow development as compared to other districts. No development took place here even during Commonwealth Games makeover of other districts of Delhi. For public transport people are totally dependent upon overloaded sharing Autos. Half of the roads are covered by street hawkers. Exits connecting this place districts (Shastri Park and Wazirabad) with other parts are fully choked in peak hours.


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According to the 2011 census, North East Delhi had a population of 2,241,624, roughly equal to the nation of Latvia, or the United States state of New Mexico.[1][2] This gives it a ranking of 202nd in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 36,155 inhabitants per square kilometre (93,640/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 26.78%.[1] North East Delhi has a sex ratio of 886 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 83.09%.[1]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  2. US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 1 October 2011. Latvia 2,204,708 July 2011 est.

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