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Hoshiarpur

Administration
Native ameHoshiarpur
Typecity
StatePunjab
DistrictHoshiarpur
Geography
Altitude296 m
Demography
Total Population148243 (2001/ population_total=148243)
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)

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Hoshiarpur ( , ) is a city and a municipal council in Hoshiarpur district in the Indian state of Punjab. It was founded, according to tradition, during the early part of the fourth century. In 1809 it was occupied by the forces of Maharaja Karanvir Singh and was united into the greater state of Punjab. Hoshiarpur is known as the "City of mangoes".

Hoshiarpur is located at . It has an average elevation of 296 m. Hoshiarpur district is located in the north-east part of the Indian state of Punjab. It falls in the Jalandhar Revenue Division and is situated in the Bist Doab portion of the Doaba region. Hoshiarpur shares a common boundary with Kangra district, and Una district of Himachal Pradesh in the northeast. In the southwest, it borders Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district, Jalandhar district, and Kapurthala district, and in the northwest it borders Gurdaspur district.


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