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Tarn Taran district (Punjabi:ਤਾਰਨ ਤਾਰਨ ਜ਼ਿਲਾ) is one of the districts in the state of Punjab in North-West Republic of India. Some of its main cities are Tarn Taran Sahib which is located near Amritsar and Patti, City of Taran Taran is a holy place for Sikhs of India and abroad.
Tarn Taran district was formed in 2006 from Amritsar District. The declaration to this effect was made by Captain Amarinder Singh, Ex-Chief Minister of Punjab, during the celebrations marking the martyrdom day of Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji. With this, it became the 19th district of Punjab. It has three tehsils, which are Patti, Khadur Sahib and Tarn Taran. The District Headquarters is headed by the Deputy Commissioner, along with a Senior Superintendent of Police, the Additional District and Sessions Judge, the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Civil Surgeon, district Education Officer, Improvement Trust and a Municipal Council.
Some famous villages and towns of Tarn Taran District
- Khadur Sahib
- Chabal Kalan
- Naushehra Pannuan
- Khem Karan
- Goindwal Sahib
- Chohla Sahib
- Teja singhwala
- Sur Singhwala
- Cheema Kalan
- Sarli Kalan
- Sarli Khurd
- Thathi Khara
- Padhari Kalan
- Padhari Khurd
- Cheema Khurd
- Sarai Amanat Khan
- Tur Sahib
- Gohtwar Varpal
- Mari Megha
- Lalu Ghumman
- Sarai Nurdin (renamed now as Kila Kavi Santokh Singh)
- Thathi Jaimal Singh
- Assal Uttar
According to the 2011 census Tarn Taran district has a population of 1,120,070, roughly equal to the nation of Cyprus or the US state of Rhode Island. This gives it a ranking of 413th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 464 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,200 /sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 19.28 %. Tarn Taran has a sex ratio of 898 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 69.4 %.
- ^ a b c d e f "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. "Cyprus 1,120,489 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. "Rhode Island 1,052,567"
Taran Taran district
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