Sri Hargobindpur

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Sri Hargobindpur
Town
Sri Hargobindpur is located in Punjab
Sri Hargobindpur
Sri Hargobindpur
Location in Punjab, India
Sri Hargobindpur is located in India
Sri Hargobindpur
Sri Hargobindpur
Sri Hargobindpur (India)
Coordinates: 31°41′22″N 75°28′47″E / 31.6894°N 75.4797°E / 31.6894; 75.4797Coordinates: 31°41′22″N 75°28′47″E / 31.6894°N 75.4797°E / 31.6894; 75.4797
CountryIndia
StatePunjab
DistrictGurdaspur
Population (2001)
 • Total3,993
Languages
 • OfficialPunjabi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Sri Hargobindpur is a town and a municipal council in Gurdaspur district in the Indian state of Punjab. Situated on the banks of the Beas River Sixth Guru of Sikhs Shri Guru Hargobind Sahib ji established this city on the land bought by his Father and fifth Guru Shri Guru Arjan Dev Sahib ji , the city is also the erstwhile capital of the Ramgarhia Misl

Politics of this city beat the politics of New Delhi

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Sri Har Gobind Pur had a population of 3,993. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. There is an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 63%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

The oldest standing monument in the town is Guru Ki Maseet, made by Guru Hargobind, on request of local Muslims.

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.