Fatehgarh Sahib district
|Fatehgarh Sahib district|
|Population (2011 census)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|"Fatehgarh Sahib". Sikhtourism. Retrieved 2008-06-30.|
The district came into existence on 13 April 1992, Baisakhi Day and derives its name from Sahibzada Fateh Singh, the youngest son of 10th Guru Gobind Singh, who along with his brother was bricked-up alive on the orders of Suba Sirhind, Wazir Khan in 1704, and which is now the site of the 'Gurudwara Fatehgarh Sahib'.
Important cities and towns
According to the 2011 census Fatehgarh Sahib district has a population of 600,163 This gives it a ranking of 525th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 508 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,320/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 11.39%. Fatehgarh Sahib has a sex ratio of 871 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 80.3%.
- Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College
- Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Polytechnic College
- Mata Gujri College
- Continental Group of Institutes
Jatin Bhumbla, IITian, Babloo
- "Events-Wazir Khan". Retrieved 2008-06-30.
- "Fatehgarh Sahib". Sikhtourism. Retrieved 2008-06-30.
- "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.