Garhshankar

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Garhshankar

Garhshankar
city
Garhshankar is located in Punjab
Garhshankar
Garhshankar
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 31°13′00″N 76°08′00″E / 31.2167°N 76.1333°E / 31.2167; 76.1333Coordinates: 31°13′00″N 76°08′00″E / 31.2167°N 76.1333°E / 31.2167; 76.1333
Country India
StatePunjab
DistrictHoshiarpur
Founded byShankar
Population
(2011)
 • Total302,396
Languages
 • OfficialPunjabi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
144527
Telephone code1884

Garhshankar is a town in Hoshiarpur district in the state of Punjab, India. It was founded by Doad king named Shankar Sahai in 1000 AD. Garhshankar was converted as a Tehsil in the year of 1844 by British Govt.

Railways[edit]

Garhshankar Railway Station, Satnaur Badesron Railway Station are the very nearby railway stations to Garhshankar.

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 census, Garhshankar had a population of 302,396. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Garhshankar has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 70%.

Schools and Colleges[edit]

  • Govt. Sen. Sec. School, Garhshankar
  • Doaba Public School
  • Mount Carmel School, Garhshankar
  • S.B.S Model High School, Sadarpur
  • St. Soldier Divine Public School, Garhshankar
  • Sgtb Pub Sen Sec Sch Kotfatuhi
  • Gsss Bora
  • Garhshankar Education Society, Nangal Road, Garhshankar.
  • Babbar Akali Memorial Khalsa College Garhshankar
  • P.D.Bedi Sen.Sec.Arya School.
  • Minerva public school, garhshankar,
  • M.D.K.S.D. PUBLIC SCHOOL
  • VIDIYA SAGAR PUBLIC SCHOOL

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