Adampur

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Adampur headquarters
Adampur Doaba
city
Adampur headquarters is located in Punjab
Adampur headquarters
Adampur headquarters
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 (2013)
 • Total 35,000
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 Main Bazaar is the main market and one of the best areas to live in and around the town.

It is situated in the center of Punjab and its two two main cities, namely, Jalandhar & Hoshiarpur.

Clock tower of Adampur and Punjab Khadi Mandal are one of the oldest buildings of this town. The Adampur Air Force Station at Adampur Doaba is the largest Air-force base of India and now its is proposed site for domestic airport. There is a Khadi Bhandar inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi.

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]

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