Adampur

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Adampur
Adampur Doaba
city
Punjab
Adampur
Adampur
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 31°26′N 75°43′E / 31.43°N 75.72°E / 31.43; 75.72Coordinates: 31°26′N 75°43′E / 31.43°N 75.72°E / 31.43; 75.72
Country  India
State Punjab
District Jalandhar
Elevation 233 m (764 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 16,620
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 144102

Adampur (Punjabi: ਆਦਮਪੁਰ, Hindi: आदमपुर) is a city and a municipal council in Jalandhar district in the Indian state of Punjab.

Geography[edit]

Adampur Doaba is located at 31°26′N 75°43′E / 31.43°N 75.72°E / 31.43; 75.72.[1] It has an average elevation of 233 metres (764 feet). The nearest hill station is Dharamshala which is the headquarters of the Dalai Lama. Another hill-station around Adampur is McLeodganj. the most beautiful area is green park adampur

It is situated in the center of Punjab & two main cities i.e. Jalandhar & Hoshiarpur.

Clock tower of Adampur & Punjab khadi Mandal are one of the oldest buildings of this town. The Airforce base at Adampur Doaba is the largest airforce base of India. There is a Khadi Bhandar inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi.

Education[edit]

There are many schools and colleges in Adampur, out of which Kendriya Vidyalaya No.1 and No.2 (C.B.S.E. affiliated), Emm Aar International school(C.B.S.E affiliated), Saint Antony's Convent School(I.C.S.E. affiliated) are the most prominent ones. Others include, Ramgarhia Girls College, R S Public School, Ashoka Balfulwadi School, S D Public School, Govt. Girls High School,BVN School, Gulmohur Academy and others.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,.[2] Adampur had a population of 16,620. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Adampur has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. Pawan Kumar Tinnu is the MLA from Adampur.

The scheduled caste population is 47.30%[3]

The town has a humid subtropical climate with hot summers and cool winters. Summer last from April to June and winter from November to February. Temperatures in summer vary from average highs of around 47 degrees Celsius to average lows of around 25 degrees Celsius. Winter temperatures vary from highs of 19 degrees Celsius to lows of -6 degrees Celsius. The climate is on the whole dry except during the brief south-west monsoon season during July–August. The average annual rainfall is about 72 cm.

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