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The district lies in the sourth east of Haryana state. It is bound by Jind and Sonipat districts on the north, Jhajjar district on the south, Jhajjar and Sonipat district on the east and Hisar and Bhiwani districts on the west side.

Area & Population

The district is having an area of 1668.47 square Kms. Population of the district as per 2011 census is 1058683. The density of population is 466 per sq.Kilometer. There are 146 villages and 151 Panchayats on the district. The rural population is 613864 and urban population is 444819. As per 2011 census, rural population constitutes 57.98% of the total population of the district.

The economy of the distrct is primarily agriculture i.e. agrarian economy. About 51.89% of the total workers are engaged in agriculture and allied activities, 7.68% in cottage & household industries and the rest are engaged in other activities.

Out of total geographical area of the district, 83% is under cultivation. The main crops are wheat, gram,sugarcane & bajra. There is no perennial river in the district. Underground water level is relatively high. The district is faced with the problem of brackish water and water logging in may partts of the district. The sub soil water depth variou from 4 to 40 feet.

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