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GURUGRAM (GURGAON) DISTRICT is one of the 21 districts of Haryana state in northern India
India
. Gurugram
Gurugram
(Gurgaon) city is the administrative headquarters of the district. The population is 1,660,289 which includes revenue tehsils which are now part of Mewat district.

It is one of the southern districts of Haryana. On its north, it is bounded by the district of Jhajjar and the Union Territory of Delhi. Faridabad district lies to its east. On its south, lie the districts of Palwal and Mewat. To its west lies Rewari district .

CONTENTS

* 1 Geography * 2 Divisions * 3 Industries * 4 Demographics * 5 References * 6 External links

GEOGRAPHY

This district contains many small hill ranges which are part of the Aravali and Mangar Bani ranges.

DIVISIONS

The district is divided into 3 sub-divisions: Gurgaon
Gurgaon
North, Gurgaon South and Pataudi, which are further divided into five revenue tehsils , namely, Gurgaon
Gurgaon
, Sohna , Pataudi , Farukh Nagar , Manesar . It also comprises four rural development blocks, Pataudi , Sohna , Gurgaon
Gurgaon
and Farrukhnagar .

There are 4 Haryana
Haryana
Vidhan Sabha constituencies located in this district: Pataudi, Badshahpur, Gurgaon
Gurgaon
and Sohna. All of these are part of Gurgaon
Gurgaon
Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha
constituency .

INDUSTRIES

A large number of industries and offices have been established in Gurgaon
Gurgaon
city, Manesar and Sohna Road. Cyber City on NH8 is a popular location where most Multi National Companies (MNC) have taken large office spaces. While many other modern commercial clusters have come up on Udyog Vihar , Manesar , Rajiv Chowk, Sohna Road, Golf Course Road etc.

DEMOGRAPHICS

According to the 2011 census Gurgaon
Gurgaon
district has a population of 1,514,085, roughly equal to the nation of Gabon
Gabon
or the US state of Hawaii
Hawaii
. This gives it a ranking of 328th in India
India
(out of a total of 640 ). The district has a population density of 1,241 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,210/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 73.93%. Gurgaon
Gurgaon
has a sex ratio of 853 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 84.4%.

RELIGION IN GURGAON DISTRICT (2011)

Religion

Percent

Hinduism   93.03%

Islam
Islam
  4.68%

Sikhism   1.00%

Christianity