Baghpath

Bagpat district is one of the 75 districts of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh with headquarters at the town of Baghpat. The district has an area of 1321 km² and a population of 1,163,991.

Baghpat town lies on the east bank of the Yamuna River, and is within the National Capital Region. It has an agriculture-based economy with sugarcane as the main crop, followed by wheat, mustard and vegetables. There are three sugar mills in the district: Bagpat Co-operative Sugar Mills Ltd., Ramala Co-operative Sugar Mills Ltd. and SBEC Sugar Mills Ltd., which are sited in Bagpat, Ramala and Malakpur, respectively.

Baraut, another small city in the district, is known for Digambar Jain College and Jat College (now called Janta Vedic College). It is also famous for the Rim and Dhura as well as its agricultural implements industry. The prominent Ganga Ram Kishorilal family used to be well-known in the area, as they owned vast agricultural lands and several mills including the Ganga Oil Mill, which operated pre-independence up to the 1960s and was famous for its pure mustard oil.

According to the 2011 census, Bagpat district has a population of 1,302,156, which is roughly equal to that of African nation of Mauritius or the US state of New Hampshire.This gives it a ranking of the 376th most populous districts in India (out of a total of 640).The district has a population density of 986 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,550/sq mi).Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 11.87%.Bagpat has a sex ratio of 858 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 73.54%.