Sahnewal

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Sahnewal
city
Sahnewal, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.jpg
Sahnewal is located in Punjab
Sahnewal
Sahnewal
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 30°50′41″N 75°58′33″E / 30.8448°N 75.9758°E / 30.8448; 75.9758Coordinates: 30°50′41″N 75°58′33″E / 30.8448°N 75.9758°E / 30.8448; 75.9758
Country  India
State Punjab
District Ludhiana
Population (2001)
 • Total 17,248
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Sahnewal is a town and a nagar panchayat in Ludhiana district in the Indian state of Punjab.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Sahnewal had a population of 17,248. Males constituted 54% of the population and females 46%. At that time, Sahnewal had an average literacy rate of 61%, lower than the national average of 70%: male literacy was 64%, and female literacy was 58%. In Sahnewal, 12% of the population was under 6 years of age.

Geography[edit]

This town is situated on National Highway No. 1, between Khanna and Ludhiana.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.