Jalalabad, Fazilka

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Jalalabad
ਜਲਾਲਾਬਾਦ
city
Jalalabad is located in Punjab
Jalalabad
Jalalabad
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 30°37′N 74°15′E / 30.62°N 74.25°E / 30.62; 74.25Coordinates: 30°37′N 74°15′E / 30.62°N 74.25°E / 30.62; 74.25
Country  India
State Punjab
District Fazilka
Elevation 176 m (577 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 47,275
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration PB-22(Earlier Pb-61)

Jalalabad is a city and a municipal council in Fazilka district in the Indian state of Punjab.

History[edit]

Mamdot Nawabi was created by Qutubuddin Khan in 1800 in the Firozpur district. He conquered Mamdo from the Rai of Raikot in 1800. Jalalabad was founded by Nawab of Mamdo as its capital.[1] It is named after Nawab Jalaluddin Khan, son of Nawab Qutubuddin Khan, very rich city in Punjab and known for vast industrial area.[2][3]

Geography[edit]

Jalalabad is a constituency in the Indian state of Punjab. The Fazilka district is one of six border districts in Punjab, out of 22 total districts. In the Fazilka district, there are three tehsils: Jalalabad West, Fazilka and Abohar. The Pakistani border is around 15 km from Jalalabad. Jalalabad has an average elevation of 176 metres (577 ft).

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