Jalandhar district

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Jalandhar district
ਜਲੰਧਰ ਜ਼ਿਲ੍ਹਾ
District
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
Government
 • Administrator of District Shruti Singh
Area
 • Total 2,632 km2 (1,016 sq mi)
Languages
 • 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. District headquarters is Jalandhar city.

Demographics[edit]

Religion in Jalandhar district[1]
Religion Percent
Hinduism
  
63.56%
Sikhism
  
32.75%
Islam
  
1.38%
Christianity
  
1.19%
Others
  
0.74%

According to the 2011 census Jalandhar district has a population of 2,181,753,[2] roughly equal to the nation of Latvia[3] or the US state of New Mexico.[4] This gives it a ranking of 209th in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 831 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,150/sq mi) .[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 11.16%.[2] Jalandhar has a sex ratio of 913 females for every 1000 males,[2] and a literacy rate of 82.4%.[2]

Management Colleges[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.census2011.co.in/census/district/590-jalandhar.html
  2. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Latvia 2,204,708, July 2011 est. 
  4. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. New Mexico - 2,059,179 
  5. ^ Apeejay Institute of Management Technical Campus

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