Gorakhpur is a district in the Uttar Pradesh State of India.
Total area of Gorakhpur is 3,321 km² including 3,106.35 km² rural area and 214.65 km² urban area. As per 2011 stats, Gorakhpur has a population of 44,40,895 peoples, out of which urban population is 8,36,129 while rural population is 36,04,766. The district has a population density of 1337 inhabitants per square kilometre. There are about 6,92,960 houses in the district, including 1,37,961 urban houses and 5,54,999 rural houses. When it comes to villages, there are about 2,937 villages in gorakhpur district.
The Gorakhpur district is further divided in to Tehsils / Blocks / Community Development Blocks (C.D.Blocks) for administrative
purposes. In India, the Block or C.D.Block is often the next level of administrative division after the tehsil. It is important to note that, In some states of India C.D.Blocks are equal to tehsils.
For those who don’t know, the C.D.Block is a rural area earmarked for administration and development in India. The area is administered by a BDO (Block Development Officer). A C.D.Block covers several gram panchayats, local administrative unit at the village level.
Gorakhpur is the largest tehsil in gorakhpur district by both area and population. Sahjanwa is the smallest tehsil in gorakhpur district by both area and population. There are 7 tehsils in Gorakhpur district. Here is the list of all Gorakhpur Tehsils / Blocks / C.D.Blocks along with area & population information.
List of CD Blocks / Tehsils in Gorakhpur
|#||Tehsil (CD Block)||Area (km²)||Population (2011)|
Population of Gorakhpur
|Particulars||Density||Male Population||Female Population||Total Population|
|Rural||1,160 / km²||18,38,726||17,66,040||36,04,766|
|Urban||3,895 / km²||4,39,051||3,97,078||8,36,129|
|Total||1,337 / km²||22,77,777||21,63,118||44,40,895|
Households in Gorakhpur
|District (Hindi) :||Gorakhpur (गोरखपुर)|
|State / UT :||Uttar Pradesh|
|Total Area :||3,321 km²|
|Total Population :||44,40,895|
|Total Tehsils :||7|
|Total Villages :||2,937|
|Total Population||Villages in Gorakhpur District|
|less Than 200||442|
|200 – 499||555|
|500 – 999||745|
|1000 – 1999||701|
|2000 – 4999||410|
|5000 – 9999||71|
|10000 and above||13|