Gautam Budh Nagar is a largely suburban district of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India.It is part of the National Capital Region (India). Greater Noida is the district administrative headquarters.
The district is one of the fastest growing parts of India, registering 51.52% growth in the preceding decade, according to the census of 2011.
Gautam Budh Nagar is included in the proposed Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor
About the District
The District Gautam Buddh Nagar was formed on 6/9/97 with effect from Govt. order no 1249/97/82/97 by carving out the portions of Ghaziabad and Bulandshahar. District Gautam Buddh Nagar includes Dadri and Bisrakh blocks carved out of gaziabad, while Dankaur and Jewar blocks have been carved out of Bulandshahar District. 18 other villages from Bulandshahar have also been carved out and have been included in Dankaur and Jewar.
According to the 2011 census, Gautam Budh Nagar has a population of 1,674,714.It is ranked 294th out of a total of 640 Indian districts in terms of population.Gautam Budh Nagar has a population density of 1,161 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,010/sq mi).Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 39.32%.Gautam Budh Nagar has a sex ratio of 852 females for every 1,000 males,and a literacy rate of 82.2%.
Due to its close proximity to Delhi, the population is highly literate with 82.2% of population in the district are literate compared to 74.04% national average.The female lieracy stands at 72.78% much higher than national average of 65.46%.