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Fatehgarh Sahib district

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Country  India
District  Fatehgarh Sahib
State  Punjab
Time zone  IST (UTC+5:30)
Fatehgarh Sahib district wwwfatehgarhsahibnicinwelcom1jpg
Website  www.fatehgarhsahib.nic.in
Points of interest  Aam Khas Bagh, Sanghol Museum
Colleges and Universities  Desh Bhagat University, Baba Banda Singh Ba, Sri Guru Granth Sahib Wo, Continental Institute of Engineeri, Desh Bhagat Engineeri

Fatehgarh Sahib district is one of the twenty-two districts of the state of Punjab in North-West India, with its headquarters in the city of Fatehgarh Sahib.

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Map of Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab

The district came into existence on 13 April 1992, Baisakhi Day and derives its name from Sahibzada Fateh Singh, the youngest son of 10th Guru Gobind Singh, who along with his brother was bricked-up alive on the orders of Suba Sirhind, Wazir Khan in 1704, and which is now the site of the 'Gurudwara Fatehgarh Sahib'.

As of 2011, it is the second least populous district of Punjab (out of 22), after Barnala.

Important cities and towns

  • Mandi Gobindgarh
  • Sirhind-Fatehgarh
  • Bassi Pathana
  • Amloh
  • Khamanon
  • Bathan Kalaan
  • Important Villages

  • Chanarthal Khurd
  • Gagarhwal
  • badali ala singh
  • chunni kalan
  • manhera jattan
  • Fatehpur Jattan
  • Rampur
  • Naulakha
  • Nogawan
  • Mehmadpur
  • bhuchi
  • Khant Manpur
  • sindhran
  • Chanarthal kalan
  • Mahpola
  • Pola

    Demographics

    According to the 2011 census Fatehgarh Sahib district has a population of 599,814, roughly equal to the nation of Solomon Islands or the US state of Wyoming. This gives it a ranking of 525th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 508 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,320/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 11.39%. Fatehgarh Sahib has a sex ratio of 871 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 80.3%.

    University

  • RIMT University
  • Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University
  • Professional colleges

  • Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College
  • Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Polytechnic College
  • Mata Gujri College
  • lincoln college
  • Notable individuals

  • Giani Ditt Singh, scholar, poet, editor and eminent Singh Sabha reformer.
  • References

    Fatehgarh Sahib district Wikipedia


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