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Amritsar is situated, in the northwest region of India, in Punjab, 32 miles east of Lahore, Pakistan. Amritsar is also the administrative headquarter of the Amritsar District in Punjab, India.
Geography: Amritsar is located 31.63 degree N 74.87 degree E, at an average elevation of 219 meters above the mean sea level. Climate:

Statistical Figures:
  • Area: 114 sq. km
  • Population:1,500,000 (2001)
  • Language: Punjabi, Hindi, English
  • Religion:Sikhism, Hinduism
  • Temperature: -3 to 47.7 degree Celsius
  • Average Rainfall: 500 mm
Climate:

In Amritsar, Winter starts from November and remains till March, during which, the temperatures ranges from 18 °C to about -3 °C. Summer commences from April and remains till June, during which, temperature reaches up to 47.7 °C. Monsoon Starts from July and remains till September, and post-monsoon season is from September to November.

Religious Shrines: Amritsar and its vicinity houses many religious shrines which are major attractions for pilgrims. Some of these places are:
  • Harimandir Sahib: Also known as the Golden Temple, is the most significant shrine in Sikhism. It is considered holy because Sri Guru Granth Sahib, the 11th Guru of Sikhs, is believed to be present inside the shrine.
  • Akal Takht: It is located in the Golden Temple complex in Amritsar and is the seat of supreme religious clergy of the Sikhs. It was built by Guru Har Gobind, 6th Guru of Sikhs, as a symbol of political sovereignty of Sikhs.
  • Tarn Taran Sahib: It is a city situated near Amritsar in Punjab, India. The city has many Gurudwaras, which include, Gurudwara Sri Tarn Taran Sahib, Gurudwara Guru Ka Khuh, and Gurudwara Bibi Bhani Da Khuh.
  • Maha Kali Mandir: It is situated at national highway Near Majitha bypass on Jalandhar-Rajashanshi airport road. This Mandir has the temples of Maha Kali, Shri Ram, Maa Durga, Shri Radha Krishan, Sindoori Hanuman, Maa Sarawati, Lakhsmi Narayan , Shiv Parivar. Mandir also has a Great Statue of God Hanuman on the top of Mandir.
  • Saragarhi Gurudwara:
Education: Amritsar has various notable universities and institutes for higher learning such as:
  • Guru Nanak Dev University
  • Govt Polytechnic
  • DAV College for Women
  • Khalsa College
  • DAV College
  • Government Medical College

Amritsar City Information
CountryIndia
StatePunjab
DistrictAmritsar
Established Year1577
Founded byGuru Ram Das
Area5,056 km
Population966862 as Census January 2011
Population Density928 km2 as Census January 2011
LanguagePunjabi,Hindi,English & Urdu
Official LanguagesPunjabi,Hindi,English & Urdu
Literacy Rate76.27 as Census January 2011
Sex Ratio889/1000
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Pin code143001
Area code183
Lat Long31.6400° N, 74.8600° E
ReligionSikh, Hinduism
FestivalsBaisakhi, Basant Panchami at Chheharta Sahib, Guru Purab, Hola Mohalla, Ram Tirath Fair
UniversityGuru Nanak Dev University
Sister CitiesBirmingham (UK), London (UK)
SportsGandhi Sports Complex Ground ,
AirportSri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport
Railway StationAmritsar Jn (ASR), Amritsar Railway Station
Tourist AttractionsGolden Temple Amritsar, Maharaja Ranjit Singh's Ram Bagh Gardens Amritsar, Wagah Border, Jallianwala Bagh, Ram Tirath, Faridkot Fort
Nearby Tourist AttractionsFaridkot Fort, Dharamsala, Mcleodganj, Kasauli, Jammu, Chandigarh
Popular ThingsGolden Temple, Wagah Border, Tarn Taran Sahib, Punjabi jutti
Notable PeopleGuru Tegh Bahadur, Manmohan Singh, Sam Manekshaw, Madan Lal Dhingra, Krishan Kant, Bhisham Sahni, Hans Raj Khanna, Dara Singh, Rajesh Khanna
National HighwayGrand Trunk Road, National Highway 1


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Last Updated on: December 18, 2019



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