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Kozhikode Analytics

languages
City (district capitals)/DHQ

  • 1. Malayalam   :   537,444
  • 2. English Multilingual Population   :   166,242
  • 3. Tamil   :   4,997

Number Of Languages spoken by more then 30K Population : 2

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Basic Details

City (District Capitals)/DHQ
Population  :
:
550,440
City(District Capitals)/DHQ
Population (Rank)  
:
85th
District
Area (km2)  
:
2,345
District
Area (Rank)
:
533rd
No.of Towns  
in District
: 19
No. of Villages  
in District
: 93

Kozhikode Highlights: India City/Districts Comparison

Kozhikode is the 85th ranked city in population, out of 768 District Capitals (DHQs) of India. It is the capital of Kozhikode District in Kerala State. Kozhikode District is 122nd highest ranked in population & 533rd ranked in area, in India. Please keep the DHQ rank in perspective, for the highlights below.

Better than India Average-

  • 1.
  • Kozhikode is the 2nd highest ranked in Literacy (%)   out of 768 city/districts of India. This indicates a good ratio of educational institute to population.
  • 2.
  • The average Malayalam Script   of Indian city (district capitals)/districts is 6,112. Kozhikode is the 2nd highest ranked city out of 768 city/districts. This indicates a high pool of literate malyalam population compared to other cities.
  • 3.
  • Out of 768 District Capitals/Districts of India, Kozhikode is the 5th highest ranked in No of Nurses(No, MOFHW 2022)   . This implies that the health infrastructure in this district surpasses that of other districts.
  • 4.
  • Out of 768 District Capitals/Districts of India Kozhikode is the 126th best ranked in Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Kerosene(Number , Census 2011)   .
  • 5.
  • Kozhikode is the 156th best ranked in Number of Households that use crop residue as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   out of 768 City/Districts of India.
  • 6.
  • The Average Number of Households that use Kerosene as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   of Indian City(District Capitals)/Districts is 9542 . Kozhikode is the 178th best ranked City out of 768 City/Districts.

Worse than India Average-

  • 1.
  • Kozhikode is the 9th worst ranked in Bank Deposits(Crore, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   out of 768 city/districts of India. This implies that this district is less urbanised compared to other districts.
  • 2.
  • The Average GDP per Capita ('000', RBI SCB June 2023)   of Indian City (District Capitals)/Districts is Kozhikode is the 12th worst ranked City out of 768 City/Districts.This indicates poor development in this district compared to other districts.
  • 3.
  • Out of 768 District Capitals/Districts of India, Kozhikode is the 13th worst ranked in Bank Credit(Crore, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   .This indicates that financial activities in district is less compared to other districts.
  • 4.
  • Out of 768 District Capitals/Districts of India, Kozhikode is the 24th worst ranked in Number of Households that use firewood as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   .This indicates a poor distribution of LPG connections in this district compared to other districts.
  • 5.
  • Kozhikode is the 270th highest ranked in Number of Households with Location of drinking water source away from premises(Number , Census 2011)   out of 768 City/Districts of India.This indicates that this district has lower urban development as compare to other districts.

Population: 550,440 | Population Rank: 85th
Area (KM2) : 2,345 | Area Rank: 533rd
Sr. Fields Category India Average Rank out of 768 City / District Data

Better than India Average-

1 Literacy (%)   Language 78 2nd 4915
2 Malayalam Script   Language 6112 2nd 10047
3 No of Nurses(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 3346 5th 4253
4 Number of UG Enrolments - Science(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 6311 7th 8311
5 Number of PG Enrolments - Science(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 1015 7th 7507
6 No of Hospital Beds(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 1460 10th 7951
7 Sex-Ratio (1000) (%, Census 2011)   Demography 949 11th 8622
8 No of District Hospital(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 1 11th 8424
9 Number of UG Enrolments - Teaching(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 2447 15th 6960
10 Number of UG Enrolments - Medical(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 358 18th 8040
11 Number of towns(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 10 19th 10657
12 Number of UG Enrolments - Management(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 719 21st 10379
13 Number of PG Enrolments - Management(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 591 21st 4360
14 No of Doctors(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 1736 21st 6629
15 No of Sub Divisional Hospital(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 2 22nd 5603
16 Number of Companies   Work 1876 24th 10209
17 Number of Ph.D Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 275 27th 3459
18 Number of Bachelor's Enrolment(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 42477 27th 2695
19 Number of Colleges(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 56 28th 6537
20 Number of Master's Enrolment(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 6137 29th 2505
21 Number of households having latrine facility within the premises(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 153026 30th 7805
22 Number of Informal Jobs (Including all Unemployed) (Number, Labour Ministry Quarterly employment Survey 2022 and Sengupta committee)   Work 760882 30th 3927
23 Number of Households without Internet(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 20464 32nd 10674
24 Sanctioned Police Force Number(NO, IPC 2021)   Government 1416 33rd 1304
25 Number of UG Enrolments - Engg(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 5379 34th 4801
26 Number of PG Enrolments - Engg(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 250 34th 3133
27 Number of Diploma(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 3877 36th 8622
28 Number of Total Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 49523 36th 5530
29 Urban Population(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 495956 36th 2267
30 Number of Police Stations(NO, IPC 2021)   Government 22 38th 6345
31 Number of State Government Jobs   Work 25127 38th 5041
32 Number of Households with Location of drinking water source within premises(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 150461 40th 1653
33 Number of Enrolment in Private and Government Colleges(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 36821 41st 4608
34 No of Community Health Centers(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 9 41st 7880
35 English Multilingual Population   Language 50152 41st 8372
36 Number of Households with Internet(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 10371 41st 6157
37 Number of Households with means of Transport as Car/ Jeep/Van(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 15187 43rd 1958
38 Number of ITIS seats(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 4706 46th 10963
39 Number of Households with TV, Computer/Laptop, Telephone/mobile phone and Scooter/ Car(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 15292 46th 3233
40 Number of Universities(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 1 49th 5604
41 Population (18-24) (Number, 2023)   Education 208496 52nd 5447
42 Number of UG Enrolments - Arts (No,AISHE 2020)   Education 9152 53rd 11014
43 Number of PG Enrolments - Arts(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 1087 53rd 1516
44 Urbanization(% , Census 2011)   Urbanization 24 53rd 1705
45 Number of Households with Television(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 153607 54th 10685
46 Number of UG Enrolments - Law(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 654 58th 9187
47 Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Electricity(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 217194 60th 2818
48 No of Total Hospitals(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 63 61st 9796
49 Population per sq. km. (Km, Census 2011)   Demography 1017 62nd 9926
50 Number of Formal Jobs(Sum,DPE 2022)   Work 62963 62nd 4876
51 Govt Jobs % of Working Population(%,DPE 2022)   Work 2 65th 10739
52 Number of Dailies or Magazines(No, RNI 2021)   Media 188 66th 7054
53 Linkedin Audience Size(No, Linked in 2023)   Internet 80942 67th 4774
54 Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Higher Education (18-23 Years)(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 28 69th 2753
55 Number of Central Government Jobs (Number,DOE Annual Report 2018)   Work 2531 70th 2286
56 Number of PSU Jobs(Number,DPE 2022, )   Work 816 70th 10188
57 HQ Mother Tongue Population   Language 253384 71st 10645
58 Number of Households with Owned houses(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 273858 72nd 3527
59 City (DHQ ) Pop 2011   City (District Capitals)/DHQ 278149 76th 4495
60 Number of Theatres(No, BOC 2020)   Media 5 76th 11053
61 Formal Jobs % Working Pop(%,DPE 2022)   Work 2 76th 4014
62 No of Primary Health Centers(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 50 79th 1353
63 Working Population 2023(Number,Census 2011)   Work 1159881 79th 10509
64 City(DHQ) Pop 2023   City (District Capitals)/DHQ 321498 82nd 6896
65 Number of Banks(No, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 221 83rd 6729
66 Number of households(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 318214 86th 7125
67 GDP (Crores. RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 38608 90th 7977
68 Number of Households with means of Transport as Scooter/ Motorcycle/Moped(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 67856 93rd 9007
69 Number of UG Diploma Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 334 94th 7730
70 District Pop 2011   City (District Capitals)/DHQ 1625116 96th 1566
71 Number of Households with 1 married couple(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 223006 97th 4665
72 Number of UG Enrolments - Commerce(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 4172 98th 6579
73 Number of PG Enrolments - Commerce(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 344 98th 2130
74 Number of Internet Connections(No, TRAI 2023)   Internet 593683 99th 2438
75 Total Annual Newspaper Circulation(No, RNI 2021)   Media 510042 99th 4256
76 Number of Population (0-18)(No,Census 2011)   Education 136937 117th 6102
77 % of Households with Cars(%, Census 2011)   Wealth 4 124th 4759
78 Number of Households that use LPG/PNG as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 93956 126th 9704
79 Bank Credits - Bank Debits (Crores, RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 8029 134th 8072
80 Number of Households with Mobile only(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 169864 135th 8875
81 Script Pools Number < 30,000   Language 1 164th 7726
82 Number of Households with rented houses(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 36696 172nd 2757
83 House Ownership % of Households(%, Census 2011)   Wealth 84 277th 3594

Worse than India Average-

1 Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Kerosene(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 96366 126th 2605
2 Number of Households that use crop residue as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 27640 156th 8369
3 Number of Households that use Kerosene as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 9542 178th 9405
Population: 550,440 | Population Rank: 85th
Area (KM2) : 2,345 | Area Rank: 533rd
Sr. Fields Category India Average Rank out of 768 City / District Data

Better than India Average-

1 Bank Deposits(Crore, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 45441 9th 5064
2 GDP per Capita ('000', RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 153 12th 8495
3 Bank Credit(Crore, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 37411 13th 6672
4 Bank Credit - Bank Debit/No. of banks (Crore, RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 21 21st 7200
5 Number of Facebook Users. (Estimated Maximum)(No, FB Oct 2023)   Internet 395157 46th 5936
6 Number of Higher Education Enrolments % of Pop(No, UDISE 2021)   Education 13 48th 6960
7 AEGR (2011) (District)   City (District Capitals)/DHQ 1 92nd 9531
8 Number of of Schools(No, UDISE 2021)   Education 1937 94th 2388
9 % of Household with Mobiles(%, Census 2011)   Wealth 49 94th 2477
10 Number of Households without TV, Internet, Radio, Computer, Mobile, Landline(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 55686 138th 11004
11 Number of Private Jobs( Number, Labour Ministry Quarterly employment Survey 2022)   Work 16177 209th 5987
12 Urban Internet Pop/City Pop(%, TRAI Aug 2023)   Internet 165 226th 2054
13 District Area (Sq Km)   City (District Capitals)/DHQ 4275 259th 8126
14 Number of Panchayats(Number , Census 2011)   Government 745 334th 7997
15 City FB Users % of City Literate Population(%, FB Oct 2023)   Internet 134 367th 9428
16 Decadal Growth Rate (2011) (%, Census 2011)   Demography 19 426th 5572

Worse than India Average-

1 Number of Households that use firewood as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 152998 24th 10402
2 Number of Households with Location of drinking water source away from premises(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 55109 270th 5612

Kozhikode City / District Ranks

Work

GDP (Crores. RBI SCB June 2023)   90th
GDP per Capita ('000', RBI SCB June 2023)   152nd
Place

State   446th
State Code   82nd
District   389th
AEGR (2011) (District)   694th
District Area (Sq Km)   533rd
Type (D, ND, UT, CH, SC)   175th

Dist. Formation Year   139th

Number of Universities(No,AISHE 2020)   47th
Number of Colleges(No,AISHE 2020)   28th

Number of Internet Connections(No, TRAI 2023)   99th

Total Annual Newspaper Circulation(No, RNI 2021)   99th
Number of Dailies or Magazines(No, RNI 2021)   66th
Number of Theatres(No, BOC 2020)   73rd

Number of Police Stations(NO, IPC 2021)   38th
Sanctioned Police Force Number(NO, IPC 2021)   33rd
Number of Panchayats(Number , Census 2011)   655th

Number of towns(Number , Census 2011)   19th
Urbanization(% , Census 2011)   53rd
Number of Households with Location of drinking water source within premises(Number , Census 2011)   40th
Number of Households with Location of drinking water source near premises(Number , Census 2011)   346th
Number of Households with Location of drinking water source away from premises(Number , Census 2011)   270th
Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Electricity(Number , Census 2011)   60th
Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Kerosene(Number , Census 2011)   358th
Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Solar Energy(Number , Census 2011)   343rd
Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Other Oil(Number , Census 2011)   249th
Number of households having latrine facility within the premises(Number , Census 2011)   30th
Number of Households that use firewood as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   24th
Number of Households that use crop residue as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   320th
Number of Households that use Kerosene as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   311th
Number of Households that use LPG/PNG as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   126th
Number of Households that use Biogas as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   106th
Number of Households that don't use any type of fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   148th
Total Households classified user Type of Fuel used for Cooking(Number , Census 2011)   86th
Number of Households with Kitchen facility inside house(Number , Census 2011)   29th
Number of Households with Kitchen facility outside house(Number , Census 2011)   230th
Number of Inhabited Villages(Number , Census 2011)   655th

Number of Households with Owned houses(No, Census 2011)   72nd
Number of Households with rented houses(No, Census 2011)   172nd
Number of Households with ownership status of house as other(No, Census 2011)   200th
Number of Households with means of Transport as Bicycle(No, Census 2011)   375th
Number of Households with means of Transport as Scooter/ Motorcycle/Moped(No, Census 2011)   93rd
Number of Households with means of Transport as Car/ Jeep/Van(No, Census 2011)   43rd
Number of Households with Radio Transistor(No, Census 2011)   36th
Number of Households with Television(No, Census 2011)   54th
Number of Households with Internet(No, Census 2011)   41st
Number of Households without Internet(No, Census 2011)   32nd
Number of Households with Landline only(No, Census 2011)   9th
Number of Households with Mobile only(No, Census 2011)   135th
Number of Households with Both landline and mobile(No, Census 2011)   6th
Number of Households with TV, Computer/Laptop, Telephone/mobile phone and Scooter/ Car(No, Census 2011)   46th
Number of Households without TV, Internet, Radio, Computer, Mobile, Landline(No, Census 2011)   407th
Number of households availing banking services(No, Census 2011)   55th
Number of Banks(No, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   83rd
Number of Banks(No, RBI SCB Q3 2022)   72nd

No of Hospital Beds(No, MOFHW 2022)   10th
No of Primary Health Centers(No, MOFHW 2022)   77th
No of Community Health Centers(No, MOFHW 2022)   40th
No of Sub Divisional Hospital(No, MOFHW 2022)   21st
No of District Hospital(No, MOFHW 2022)   11th
No of Total Hospitals(No, MOFHW 2022)   60th
People

City (DHQ ) Pop 2011   76th
City (DHQ ) Pop 2011 ('000)   72nd
City(DHQ) Pop 2023   82nd
City/DHQ Population Class   304th
District Pop 2011   96th
District Pop 2011 ('000)   96th
District Pop 2012   95th
District Pop 2013   95th
District Pop 2014   95th
District Pop 2015   96th
District Pop 2016   97th
District Pop 2017   97th
District Pop 2018   97th
District Pop 2019   97th
District Pop 2020   97th
District Pop 2021   97th
District Pop 2022   97th
District Pop 2023   98th

Working Population 2018 (Number,Census 2011)   64th
Working Population 2021(Number,Census 2011)   74th
Working Population 2023(Number,Census 2011)   79th
Number of Central Government Jobs (Number,DOE Annual Report 2018)   70th
Number of State Government Jobs   38th
Number of Private Jobs( Number, Labour Ministry Quarterly employment Survey 2022)   328th
Number of PSU Jobs(Number,DPE 2022, )   70th
Number of Formal Jobs(Sum,DPE 2022)   62nd
Number of Informal Jobs (Including all Unemployed) (Number, Labour Ministry Quarterly employment Survey 2022 and Sengupta committee)   30th
Number of Companies   24th
Formal Jobs % Working Pop(%,DPE 2022)   76th
Govt Jobs % of Working Population(%,DPE 2022)   65th

Decadal Growth Rate (2011) (%, Census 2011)   706th
Sex-Ratio (1000) (%, Census 2011)   11th
Number of Males (2011) (Number, Census 2011)   128th
Number of Females (2011) (District) (Number, Census 2011)   102nd
Population per sq. km. (Km, Census 2011)   61st

Literacy (%)   2nd
HQ Mother Tongue Population   71st
Assamese Script   260th
Bengali Script   222nd
Devnagri Script (Hindi)   574th
Gurumukhi Script (Punjabi)   468th
Kannada Script   92nd
Malayalam Script   2nd
Marathi Script   218th
Gujarati Script   133rd
Odia Script   140th
Perso-Arabic Script (Urdu)   434th
Tamil Script   74th
Telugu Script   210th
Latin Script (English)   123rd
Other Scripts   273rd
English Multilingual Population   41st
Script Pools Number < 30,000   123rd
Assamese   222nd
Bengali   201st
Bodo   185th
Gujarati   132nd
Hindi   531st
Kannada   87th
Kashmiri   248th
Konkani   26th
Maithili   250th
Malayalam   2nd
Manipuri   217th
Marathi   208th
Nepali   316th
Odia   134th
Punjabi   452nd
Sanskrit   120th
Sindhi   201st
Tamil   71st
Telugu   196th
Urdu   420th
Arabic   168th
Bhili   127th
Coorgi   49th
English   62nd
Korwa   29th
Kuki   96th
Ladakhi   54th
Munda   205th
Tulu   59th
Others   206th

Population (18-24) (Number, 2023)   52nd
Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Higher Education (18-23 Years)(No,AISHE 2020)   69th
Number of Enrolment in Private and Government Colleges(No,AISHE 2020)   41st
Number of Ph.D Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   27th
Number of Master's Enrolment(No,AISHE 2020)   29th
Number of Bachelor's Enrolment(No,AISHE 2020)   27th
Number of UG Diploma Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   94th
Number of Diploma(No,AISHE 2020)   36th
Number of ITIS seats(No,AISHE 2020)   46th
Number of Total Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   36th
Number of Population (0-18)(No,Census 2011)   117th
Number of of Schools(No, UDISE 2021)   410th
Number of Higher Education Enrolments % of Pop(No, UDISE 2021)   87th
Number of UG Enrolments - Arts (No,AISHE 2020)   53rd
Number of UG Enrolments - Science(No,AISHE 2020)   7th
Number of UG Enrolments - Engg(No,AISHE 2020)   34th
Number of UG Enrolments - Commerce(No,AISHE 2020)   98th
Number of UG Enrolments - Law(No,AISHE 2020)   58th
Number of UG Enrolments - Management(No,AISHE 2020)   21st
Number of UG Enrolments - Teaching(No,AISHE 2020)   15th
Number of UG Enrolments - Medical(No,AISHE 2020)   18th
Number of PG Enrolments - Arts(No,AISHE 2020)   53rd
Number of PG Enrolments - Science(No,AISHE 2020)   7th
Number of PG Enrolments - Engg(No,AISHE 2020)   34th
Number of PG Enrolments - Commerce(No,AISHE 2020)   98th
Number of PG Enrolments - Management(No,AISHE 2020)   21st

Number of Facebook Users. (Estimated Minimum)(No, FB Oct 2023)   187th
Number of Facebook Users. (Estimated Maximum)(No, FB Oct 2023)   187th
City FB Users % of City Literate Population(%, FB Oct 2023)   578th
English Speakers (Second Language + Third Language(No, Census 2011)   22nd
Urban Internet Pop/City Pop(%, TRAI Aug 2023)   497th
Availability of Sharechat (Hyperlocal Advertising)   47th
Availability of Dailyhunt (Hyperlocal Advertising)   18th
Availability of Linkedin (Hyperlocal Advertising)   14th
Linkedin Audience Size(No, Linked in 2023)   66th
Linkedin 1-day Spend   128th
Linkedin 1 Day Impressions   26th
Linkedin CTR   242nd
Linkedin CPC   546th
Linkedin Cost/Engagement   369th

Number of households(Number , Census 2011)   86th
Urban Population(Number , Census 2011)   36th
Number of Households with No married couples(Number , Census 2011)   61st
Number of Households with 1 married couple(Number , Census 2011)   97th
Number of Households with 2 married couples(Number , Census 2011)   80th
Number of Households with 3 married couples(Number , Census 2011)   105th
Number of Households with 4 married couples(Number , Census 2011)   142nd
Number of Households with 5 married couples(Number , Census 2011)   182nd

Bank Deposits(Crore, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   81st
Bank Credit(Crore, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   67th
Bank Deposits(Crore, RBI SCB Q3 2022)   78th
Bank Credit(Crore, RBI SCB Q3 2022)   66th
Bank Deposit/Household (Lakhs, RBI SCB June 2023)   213th
Bank Loans/Household (Lakhs,RBI SCB June 2023)   185th
No. of Banks/1000 Household(in "1000", SCB 2023)   125th
Bank Credits - Bank Debits (Crores, RBI SCB June 2023)   134th
Bank Credit - Bank Debit/No. of banks (Crore, RBI SCB June 2023)   343rd
House Ownership % of Households(%, Census 2011)   276th
% of Household with Mobiles(%, Census 2011)   535th
% of Households with Cars(%, Census 2011)   124th

No of Doctors(No, MOFHW 2022)   21st
No of Nurses(No, MOFHW 2022)   5th

Kozhikode Culture Highlights

Sr.No Culture Metrics Counts Name

Famous Mosques

Famous Mosques   1 Sha're Mubarak Masjid

Famous Museum Name

Famous Museum Name   1 Pazhassi Raja Archaeological Museum
Airports
Name IATA Code City Distance

Airport Name

Calicut International Airport Calicut CCJ 15 Km

Kozhikode Nature Highlights

Nature Metrics % of India Rank Out of 768 City / Districts Data