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Country  India
Language spoken  Punjabi
District  Rupnagar
State  Punjab

Nangal in the past, History of Nangal

University  Shivalik College of Pharmacy

Map of Nangal

Nangal is a city and municipal council in Rupnagar district in Punjab, India. It is 60 km from Rupnagar in the state of Punjab in northwest India. It sits at the foot of the Shiwalik Hills where it was established after plans for a dam required the movement of previously established villages. Residential areas include Shivalik Avenue, Naya Nangal Township, BBMB Township and downtown Nangal(Railway Road).


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Present Nangal is situated on the land acquired from nearby places in 1948 when the construction of Bhakra Dam was planned on the Satluj River. The town is divided into three parts: Nangal, Nangal Township and Naya Nangal.


Nangal is situated on the foothills of Shivalik hills and spread over both sides of river Sutlej which forms a lake behind the Nangal Dam. The township is at the foot of the Shiwalik Hills, a chain of Himalayas. Every year, the multi-purpose Bhakra Dam and surrounding natural environment attracts a number of tourists from all parts of India and abroad. There are several markets in it, namely Jawahar Market, Main Market, Adda Market, GTB Market & Pahari Market. The residential areas of the city are organized into a block system.

Nangal Township is surrounded by water on three sides and foothills of shivaliks on the fourth side. Naya Nangal serves mainly as a fertilizer complex of National Fertilizers Limited (NFL), a public sector undertaking of the Government of India.


As of 2011 India Census, Nangal had a population of 48,497. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Nangal has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 74%: male literacy is 85%, and female literacy is 79%. In Nangal, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.


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