Goniana

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Goniana
Town
Punjab
Goniana
Goniana
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 30°19′22″N 74°55′24″E / 30.3229°N 74.9234°E / 30.3229; 74.9234Coordinates: 30°19′22″N 74°55′24″E / 30.3229°N 74.9234°E / 30.3229; 74.9234
Country  India
State Punjab
District Bathinda
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,812
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 151201
Telephone code 164

Goniana is a city and a municipal council in Bathinda district in the Indian state of Punjab. It is located about 13 KM from Bathinda on National Highway 15 (NH 15) or Bathinda-Faridkot Highway. It is also known as Goniana Mandi.

History[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Goniana Mandi (ਗੋਨਿਆਣਾ ਮੰਡੀ) is small town of district Bathinda in the state of Punjab, India. The language spoken in this town is Punjabi. This is one of the growing towns of district Bathinda. As of 2001 India census Goniana Mandi had a population of 12812. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Goniana Mandi has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 66%. In Goniana, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. There is Tikana Bhai Jagta Ji Gurudwara, Durga Mata Temple and Ichhapuran Hanumaan temple which are widely famous across the state.

Education[edit]

There are following educational institutes in Goniana Mandi

  • Bhai Jagta Ji Senior Secondary School
  • Bhai Asa Singh Girls College
  • Govt. Primary School (Near Railway Station)
  • Govt. Boys Senior Secondary School (Near Railway Station)
  • Govt. Girls Senior Secondary School
  • Dashmesh Public School (Dashmesh Nagar)
  • Prince Model School

Notable people[edit]

  • Bhai Kanhaiya[1]

See also[edit]

Other Information[edit]

Key Value
Full Name Goniana Mandi
Short Name GNA
District Bathinda
State Punjab
Country India
Latitude (decimal degrees) 30.3167
Longitude (decimal degrees) 74.9
DMS Latitude 30*19’00”
DMS Longitude 74*54’00”
Universal Transverse Mercator DP95
Joint Operation Graphics NH43-06

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bhagata Siṅgha Hīrā (1988). Bhai Kanhaiya, beacon-light of humanitarian service & the apostle of peace. Sewa Jyoti Publications. p. 100. Retrieved April 9, 2012.