Sangrur district

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Sangrur district
Location of Sangrur district
Coordinates: 30°14′N 75°50′E / 30.23°N 75.83°E / 30.23; 75.83Coordinates: 30°14′N 75°50′E / 30.23°N 75.83°E / 30.23; 75.83
Country  India
State Punjab
District Sangrur district
 • Total 3,685 km2 (1,423 sq mi)
Elevation 232 m (761 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,654,408
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 148001
Telephone code 01672

Sangrur district is in the state of Punjab in North-West Republic of India. Sangrur consists of the cities of Dhuri, Lehragaga, Malerkotla, Sangrur, and Sunam. Other cities are Ahmedgarh, Amargarh, Bhawanigarh, Dirba, Khanauri, Longowal and Moonak. There are 8 sub-divisions in sangrur district namely sangrur, malerkotla, dhuri, sunam, lehragaga, moonak, ahmedgarh and bhawanigarh. Earlier Barnala was part of Sangrur district, but now it is a separate district.


Religion in Sangrur district[1]
Religion Percent

According to the 2011 census Sangrur district had a population of 1,655,169 of which male and female were 878,029 and 777,140 respectively[2] roughly equal to the nation of Guinea-Bissau[3] or the US state of Idaho.[4] This gives it a ranking of 300st in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 449 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,160/sq mi) .[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 12.3%.[2] Sangrur has a sex ratio of 885 females for every 1000 males,[2] and a literacy rate of 67.99%.[2]

Administrative sub-divisions[edit]

Sangrur district is further sub-divided into 7 sub-divisions/tehsils - Dhuri, Lehragaga, Malerkotla, Moonak, Sangrur and Sunam, Dirba.

Notable people[edit]


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  2. ^ a b c d e f "Sangrur District Population 2011". 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-08. 
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Guinea-Bissau 1,596,677 July 2011 est. 
  4. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Idaho 1,567,582 

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