Amritsar Cantonment

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Amritsar Cantonment
Amritsar Cantonment is located in Punjab
Amritsar Cantonment
Amritsar Cantonment
Amritsar Cantonment is located in India
Amritsar Cantonment
Amritsar Cantonment
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 31°40′00″N 74°50′33″E / 31.6666°N 74.8424°E / 31.6666; 74.8424Coordinates: 31°40′00″N 74°50′33″E / 31.6666°N 74.8424°E / 31.6666; 74.8424
Country  India
State Punjab
District Amritsar
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,300
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Amritsar Cantonment is a cantonment town in Amritsar District in the state of Punjab, India.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Amritsar Cantonment had a population of 11,300. Males constitute 63% of the population and females 37%. Amritsar Cantonment has an average literacy rate of 81%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 66% of the males and 34% of females literate. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "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.