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Bagpat district is one of the 75 districts of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh with headquarters at the town of Baghpat. Created in 1997, the district has an area of 1,321 square kilometres (510 sq mi) 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.

Baghpat district was created in the year 1997 and named after the erstwhile Baghpat tehsil of Meerut district. Bagpat district is divided into 3 tehsils: Baghpat, Baraut, and Khekra. Baghpat tehsil comprises two blocks - Baghpat and Pilana, while Baraut comprises three - Binauli, Chhaprauli, and Baraut. Khekra tehsil comprises only the Khekra block. Baghpat, Baraut, and Khekada are the major towns in the district.

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