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SOUTH WEST DELHI is one of the eleven administrative districts of the National Capital Territory of Delhi
Delhi
in India
India
. The Subcity of Dwarka serves as the administrative headquarters of South West Delhi.

South West Delhi
Delhi
is bounded by the districts of West Delhi
Delhi
to the north, Central Delhi
Delhi
to the northeast, New Delhi
Delhi
and South Delhi
Delhi
to the east, Gurgaon District of Haryana
Haryana
state to the south, and Jhajjar District of Haryana
Haryana
to the west. Rajbir Yadav from Chhawla Block Congress Committee is Alderman of South Delhi
Delhi
District of MCD.

South West Delhi
Delhi
has a population of 2,292,363 (2011 census), and an area of 420 km², with a population density of 5,445 inhabitants per square kilometre. It is the fourth most populous district in Delhi.

Administratively, the district is divided into three subdivisions, Dwarka, Najafgarh and Kapas Hera .

CONTENTS

* 1 History * 2 Geography * 3 Demographics * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links

HISTORY

South West Delhi
Delhi
was one of the initial nine districts that came into existence from January 1997. Prior to that, there used to be only one district for whole of Delhi
Delhi
with district headquarters at Tis Hazari . The District then composed of three Sub-Divisions; Vasant Vihar
Vasant Vihar
, Najafgarh and Delhi
Delhi
Cantonment , and had its Headquarters
Headquarters
at Palam .

GEOGRAPHY

Aerial view of South West Delhi
Delhi
at Najafgarh drain

The South West District of N.C.T. of Delhi
Delhi
is situated in the South West part of Delhi. It is located in between latitude 28 40' and 28 29’ and longitude between 76 50’ and 77 14’. The South West district has a varied character with Kapashera Sub Division as predominantly rural and the Dwarka Sub Division as mostly urban and Najafgarh Sub Divisions as a mix of both urban and rural population.

DEMOGRAPHICS

According to the 2011 census South West Delhi
Delhi
has a population of 2,292,363 roughly equal to the nation of Latvia
Latvia
or the US state of New Mexico
New Mexico
. This gives it a ranking of 198th in India
India
(out of a total of 640 ). The district has a population density of 5,445 inhabitants per square kilometre (14,100/sq mi). Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 30.62%. South West Delhi has a sex ratio of 836 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 88.81%.

SEE ALSO

* Districts of Delhi
Delhi

REFERENCES

* ^ "South West District". www.delhi.gov.in. Retrieved 21 September 2016. * ^ "South West District". www.delhi.gov.in. Retrieved 21 September 2016. * ^ PROFILE OF DELHI: NATIONAL CAPITAL TERRITORY - DELHI (PDF). p. 6. Retrieved 21 September 2016. * ^ "Official web site of South West Delhi
Delhi
District Administration, NCT of Delhi, India
India
: Introduction". dcsouthwest.delhigovt.nic.in. Retrieved 21 September 2016. * ^ A B C D E F "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011. * ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Latvia
Latvia
2,204,708 July 2011 est. * ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 30 September 2011. New Mexico
New Mexico
- 2,059,179

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