Abohar is a municipal corporation in the Fazilka district of the Indian state of Punjab,[2] northeast of Sri Ganganagar and southeast of Fazilka.[3] It is near the India-Pakistan border. Abohar's population is 211645.[4] The city is known for kinnow production and accounts for 60% of the country's produce.[5]

Abohar
Abohar is located in Punjab
Abohar
Abohar
Location in Punjab, India
Abohar is located in India
Abohar
Abohar
Abohar (India)
Coordinates: 30°08′00″N 74°12′00″E / 30.1334°N 74.2001°E / 30.1334; 74.2001Coordinates: 30°08′00″N 74°12′00″E / 30.1334°N 74.2001°E / 30.1334; 74.2001
Country India
StatePunjab
DistrictFazilka
Area
 • Total188.24 km2 (72.68 sq mi)
Elevation
180 m (590 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total211,645
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialPunjabi[1]
 • DialectMalwai and Bagri
 • Other LanguageHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
152116
STD code01634
Vehicle registrationPB-15

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "52nd Report of the Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities in India" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Municipal Council - Fazilka". fazilka.nic.in. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 November 2016. Retrieved 19 November 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Census India 2011". Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner; India. Retrieved 1 January 2017.
  5. ^ Kamal, Neel (2 March 2019). "Punjab: Good kinnow crop this year, but salinity poses a challenge". The Times of India. Retrieved 14 February 2020.