Fatehgarh Sahib district
|Fatehgarh Sahib district|
|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
- Chanarthal Khurd
- badali ala singh
- chunni kalan
- manhera jattan
- Fatehpur Jattan
- Khant Manpur
- Chanarthal kalan
According to the 2011 census Fatehgarh Sahib district has a population of 599,814, roughly equal to the nation of Solomon Islands or the US state of Wyoming. 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
- lincoln college
- "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.
- US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01.
Solomon Islands 571,890 July 2011 est.
- "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
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