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|Fatehgarh Sahib district|
|— district —|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|"Fatehgarh Sahib". Sikhtourism. http://www.sikhtourism.com/fatehgarh-sahib.htm. Retrieved 2008-06-30.|
The district came into existence on 13 April 1992, Baisakhi Day, deriving its name 'Fatehgarh Sahib' from Sahibzada Fateh Singh, the youngest son of 10th Guru Gobind Singh, who were bricked alive by the orders of Suba Sirhind, Wazir Khan in 1705, and the place is now the site a famous 'Gurudwara Fatehgarh Sahib'.
Important cities and townsEdit
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%.
- Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College
- Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Polytechnic College
- Mata Gujri College
- Guru Granth Sahib World University
- ^ "Events-Wazir Khan". http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/events/wazirkhan.html. Retrieved 2008-06-30.
- ^ "Fatehgarh Sahib". Sikhtourism. http://www.sikhtourism.com/fatehgarh-sahib.htm. Retrieved 2008-06-30.
- ^ a b c d e f g "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. http://www.census2011.co.in/district.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
- ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2119rank.html. Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Solomon Islands 571,890 July 2011 est."
- ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. http://2010.census.gov/2010census/data/apportionment-pop-text.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "Wyoming 563,626"
|Ludhiana district||Rupnagar district|
Fatehgarh Sahib district
|Sangrur district||Patiala district|
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