All About Punjab ,India

Punjab, a state bordering Pakistan, is the heart of India’s Sikh community. The city of Amritsar, founded in the 1570s by Sikh Guru Ram Das, is the site of Harmandir Sahib, the holiest gurdwara (Sikh place of worship). Known in English as the Golden Temple, and surrounded by the Pool of Nectar, it's a major pilgrimage site. Also in Amritsar is Durgiana Temple, a Hindu shrine famed for its engraved silver doors.

Capital:Chandigarh
Population:27.98 million (2012)
Land area:50,362 km²


 

Code
District
Headquarters
Pincode
Area code
Latitude & Longitude
Population
(2001)
Area (/km²)
Density (/km²)
AM
Amrtsar
Amritsar
143104
183
31° 37' N & 74° 55' E
3,074,207
5,075
606
BA
Bathinda
Bathinda
151001
164
30° 11' N & 75° 00' E
1,181,236
3,377
350
FI
Firozpur
Firozpur
152001
1632
30° 55' N & 74° 40' E
1,744,753
5,865
297
FR
Faridkot
Faridkot
151203
1639
30° 40' N & 74° 45' E
552,466
1,472
375
FT
Fatehgarh Sahib
Fatehgarh Sahib
140407
30° 31' N & 75° 43' E
539,751
1,180
457
GU
Gurdaspur
Gurdaspur
143521
1874
32° 03' N & 75° 27' E
2,096,889
3,570
587
HO
Hoshiarpur
Hoshiarpur
146001
1882
31° 32' N & 75° 57' E
1,478,045
3,310
447
JA
Jalandhar
Jalandhar
144001
181
31° 19' N & 35 ° 18' E
1,953,508
2,658
735
KA
Kapurthala
Kapurthala
144601
1822
31° 23' N & 75° 25' E
752,287
1,646
457
LU
Ludhiana
Ludhiana
141001
161
30° 55' N & 75° 54' E
3,030,352
3,744
809
MA
Mansa
Mansa
151505
1652
29° 58' N & 75° 22' E
688,630
2,174
317
MO
Moga
Moga
142001
1636
30° 48' N & 75° 10' E
886,313
1,672
530
MU
Mukatsar
Mukatsar
152026
1633
30° 30' N & 74° 43' E
776,702
2,596
299
NS
Nawan Shehar
Nawan Shehar
144514
1823
31° 06' N & 76° 09' E
586,637
1,258
466
PA
Patiala
Patiala
147001
175
30° 02' N & 76° 25' E
1,839,056
3,627
507
RU
Rupnagar
Rupnagar
140001
30° 57' N & 76° 32' E
1,110,000
21,117
524
SA
Sangrur
Sangrur
148001
1672
30° 12' N & 75° 53' E
1,998,464
5,021
398

 

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