Nawanshahr

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Nawanshahr
City
Nawanshahr is located in Punjab
Nawanshahr
Nawanshahr
Nawanshahr is located in India
Nawanshahr
Nawanshahr
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 31°07′00″N 76°08′00″E / 31.1167°N 76.1333°E / 31.1167; 76.1333Coordinates: 31°07′00″N 76°08′00″E / 31.1167°N 76.1333°E / 31.1167; 76.1333
Country  India
State Punjab
District Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar
Population (2001)
 • Total 30,933
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 144514
Telephone code 01823
Vehicle registration PB-32

Nawanshahr (Punjabi: ਨਵਾਂਸ਼ਹਿਰ) is a city that became a district in 1995; now it is a municipal council in Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district in the Indian state of Punjab. It is the headquarters of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar District.

Demographics[edit]

Nawashahr Bus Stand

As of the 2011 India census,[1] Nawanshahr had a population of 587,468. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Nawanshahr has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 71%. In Nawanshahr, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

The scheduled caste population is 45.58%[2]

Notable residents[edit]

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