Welcome To Bijnor

preview of bijnor distt

gen info of distt bijnor
  • adm info
  • population
  • sex ratio & literacy
  • vegetation
  • climate and rain fall
  • mythological connection
  • kanvashram
  • vidurkuti
  • daranagar gunj
  • najibudaullah fort
  • conclusion


  • district bijnor is situated in the western part of moradabad. has marked imp in historical, religious and cultural heritage of india.
  • loc of bijnor along madya ganga canal of river ganges
  • birth place of ‘bharat after whose name, our country got its name ‘bharat’ happens to be the son of king dushyant who has been mentioned by great poet kalibasa in “abhigyaan shakuntalam”.
  • historical imp of bijnor:- it is closely associated with mahabharat and has places where imp events of lives of pandavas and kauravas had taken place.
  • bijnor is famous for sugar mills, cottage industries and wood work/carvings.
general information of the district bijnor


  • total geograpical area of bijnor is 831 km² incl 811.48 km² rural area and 19.15 km² urban area.
  • divided among five tehsils- najibabad, bijnor, chadnpur, dhampur and nagina
  • district has eleven development block.
  • imp areas are mohammadpur, deomal, haldaur, dhampur, syohara, nahtaur, noorpur, zalilpur, afjalgarh, kotwali, najibabad and kiratpur.
  • 2186 villages with 1128 active vill council and 130 active nyaya panchayat.


As per 2011 census, total population of district is 36.83 lakh

  • rural population- 27.58 lakh
  • urban population- 9.25 lakh.
  • 75% of total population resides in vill and 25% in cities.
  • families
  • Total of 6,33,230 families

    In vill- 4,79,030

    In city- 1,54,200

    As per BPL survey 2002- 110.40 thousand BPL.

sex ratio & literacy

According to 2011 census
  • sex ratio is 917 females per 1000 male

    males-19.21 lacs

    females- 17.62 lacs

  • literacy rate of the district is 68.48%,


    females- 59.72%.

  • a total of 21,35,522 literate people,


    females- 8,93,961.


  • almost 54295 hectare land is occupied with forest area with different types of trees.
  • the major crops of the district are sugarcane, paddy, legumes and oilseeds.
  • biggest producer of sugarcane is most in this district of up.
  • in recent past years, district has secured second position for the production of paddy.

climate and rainfall

  • climate is warm and temperate in bijnor in winter.
  • more rainfall here in winters than in summers.
  • average annual temp in bijnor is 24.1 °c. about 1008 mm of precipitation falls annually.
  • being in lowlands of himalayas, the district faces hot climate during summer season and cold climate during winter season.
  • rivers in the district generally flow from north to south.
mythological connection


  • according to abhigyaan shakuntalam kanvashram was situated in rawli near the meeting point of river ganga and malan.
  • according to the great legend "abhigyan shakuntalam". hastinapur's king dushyant reached there while hunting and fell in love with shakuntala at first sight.
  • as per records , this is the birth place of “bharat”,the son of king dushyant after whose name, our country got its name ‘bharat’.
  • as part of this gangatrek, we will visit this place


  • it is said that mahatma vidur of mahabharata was situated 12km away from bijnor here at the banks of river ganga.
  • hastinapur is loc on the other bank of river ganges here.
  • it is also said that when lord krishna failed to make kauravas understand the scenario, he simply refused the good food offered by them. after that he crossed river ganga and came to vidurs ashram and had food at that place.
  • as part of this gangatrek, cadets will camp here & visit this place

daranagar ganj

  • it is also said that the kauravas, pandavas and their minsters had requested vidurji to give shelter to their families during the war of mahabharata.
  • accordingly, mahatma vidur accepted their plea and gave shelter to the families in daranagar, a place next to his ashram.

najibudaullah fort

  • Najibabad Holds Imp place Of District Bijnor.
  • Made By Ghulam Kadir, ie Najibudaullah In 18th Century After The Downfall Of Mughal Empire.
  • Earlier It Was Renowned As Najibudaullah But Later Was Renamed As “Najibabad”.