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East Delhi

East Delhi
East Delhi is located in Delhi
East Delhi
East Delhi
Location in Delhi, India
Country  India
State Delhi
 • Body East Delhi Municipal Corporation
 • Official Hindi, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Nearest city Noida, Ghaziabad
Lok Sabha constituency East Delhi
Civic agency Municipal Corporation Of Delhi
Map showing the nine districts of Delhi.

East Delhi (aka Trans Yamuna) is an administrative district of the National Capital Territory of Delhi in India. It is bounded by the Yamuna River on the west, North East Delhi to the north, Ghaziabad District of Uttar Pradesh state to the east, and Gautam Buddha Nagar District of Uttar Pradesh to the south.

East Delhi has a population of 1,448,770 (2001 census) and an area of 64 km², with a population density of 22,638 persons per km².

Administratively, the district is divided into three subdivisions: Gandhi Nagar, Preet Vihar, and Vivek Vihar.


  • Demographics 1
  • Visitor attractions 2
  • Health institutions 3
  • Major localities 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7


According to the 2011 census East Delhi has a population of 1,707,725,[1] roughly equal to the nation of The Gambia[2] or the US state of Nebraska.[3] This gives it a ranking of 284th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 26,683 inhabitants per square kilometre (69,110/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 16.68%.[1] East Delhi has a sex ratio of 883 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 88.75%.[1]

Mostly Villages Of East Delhi are Dominated by Gurjars Gotra Of Dedhar. Dedhar has 24 villages in East Delhi.

Visitor attractions

Health institutions

  • Dr. Hedgewar Arogya Sansthan situated at karkardooma
  • Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital (or GTBH or GTB Hospital) is a 1500 bed government hospital situated at Dilshad Garden and is affiliated to and acts as the teaching hospital of University College of Medical Sciences.
  • Delhi State Cancer Institute
  • Institute of Human Behaviour & Allied Sciences (IHBAS)
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital Khichri Pur, New Delhi-91
  • Max Super Speciality Hospital, Patparganj, New Delhi

Major localities

New Layalpur Colony

See also

  • Districts of Delhi
  • Mayur Vihar
  • Babarpur Extension Welfare Society (Regd 1982) Oldest RWA in East Delhi. Famous Youth and dynamic Leader Mukesh Dixit is President of this society.


  1. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Gambia, The 1,797,860 July 2011 est. 
  3. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Nebraska 1,826,341 

External links

  • East Delhi official website
  • East Delhi Census 2011 Data
  • educationplus/article3318555.ece Preparing youth to meet industry needs
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