Samrala

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Samrala
city
Punjab
Samrala
Samrala
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 30°50′N 76°11′E / 30.84°N 76.19°E / 30.84; 76.19Coordinates: 30°50′N 76°11′E / 30.84°N 76.19°E / 30.84; 76.19
Country  India
State Punjab
District Ludhiana
Elevation 249 m (817 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 17,610
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code

01628 postal_code = 141114

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Samrala is a city and a municipal council in Ludhiana district in the Indian state of Punjab. It is about 35 km east of the district headquarters Ludhiana, on the highway to Chandigarh. Samrala is a Class III Municipality.

Geography[edit]

Samrala is located at 30°50′N 76°11′E / 30.84°N 76.19°E / 30.84; 76.19.[1] It has an average elevation of 249 metres (816 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Samrala had a population of 17,610. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Samrala has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 68%. In Samrala, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. The town has a mixed Hindu-Sikh population.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Samrala
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

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