Jalandhar district

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Jalandhar district
ਜਲੰਧਰ ਜ਼ਿਲ੍ਹਾ
Location in Punjab, India
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 31°19′48″N 75°34′12″E / 31.33000°N 75.57000°E / 31.33000; 75.57000Coordinates: 31°19′48″N 75°34′12″E / 31.33000°N 75.57000°E / 31.33000; 75.57000
Country  India
State Punjab
Named for Area inside the water or King Jalandhara
Headquarters Jalandhar
 • Deputy commissioner Shruti Singh
 • Total 2,632 km2 (1,016 sq mi)
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Literacy 82.4%
Website jalandhar.nic.in

Jalandhar district (Doabi:ਜਲੰਧਰ ਜ਼ਿਲਾ, Jalandhar Zilā) is a district in the state of Punjab in North-West Republic of India. The capital is Jalandhar City.


According to the 2011 census Jalandhar district has a population of 2,181,753,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Latvia[2] or the US state of New Mexico.[3] This gives it a ranking of 209th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 831 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,150/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 11.16%.[1] Jalandhar has a sex ratio of 913 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 82.4%.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Latvia 2,204,708 July 2011 est. 
  3. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. New Mexico - 2,059,179 

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