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Kartarpur (Punjabi: ਕਰਤਾਰਪੁਰ; meaning: The City of God) is a town near the city of Jalandhar and is located in the Doaba region of the state. It was founded by the fifth Guru of Sikhs, Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji.

Kartarpur, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
ਕਰਤਾਰਪੁਰ
town
Kartarpur, Jalandhar, Punjab, India is located in Punjab
Kartarpur, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Kartarpur, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Kartarpur, Jalandhar, Punjab, India is located in India
Kartarpur, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Kartarpur, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 31°26′N 75°30′E / 31.44°N 75.5°E / 31.44; 75.5Coordinates: 31°26′N 75°30′E / 31.44°N 75.5°E / 31.44; 75.5
Country  India
State Punjab
District Jalandhar
Founded by Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji
Government
 • Type Municipal corporation
 • Body Nagar Palika
Elevation 228 m (748 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 25,152
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 144801
Telephone code 0181
Vehicle registration PB 08

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GeographyEdit

Kartarpur is located at 31°26′N 75°30′E / 31.44°N 75.5°E / 31.44; 75.5.[1] It has an average elevation of 228 metres (748 feet). It is situated at a distance of 15 km from Jalandhar towards Amritsar on G.T. Road (National Highway 1).

DemographicsEdit

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kartarpur had a population of 25,152. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Kartarpur has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 66%. In Kartarpur, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. Kartarpur has 14 municipal wards.

NewspapersEdit

  • Kartarpur Exclusive (the weekly newspaper of Kartarpur Halka VidhanSabha)

EducationEdit

Computer Institute include:

  • CAL-C Computer Education Institute
  • ELITE Computer Education Centre
  • FUTECH Institute
  • APPI Institute

Colleges include:

  • MGSM Janta College, Kartarpur
  • Mata Gujri Khalsa College, Kartarpur

Schools include:

  • Mata Gujri Public School
  • Arya Girls High School
  • dashmesh public school,khusropur
  • DAV Senior Secondary School
  • Sant Baba Onkar Nath Senior Secondary School, Kala Bahia.
  • Government Senior Secondary School
  • S.D. High School
  • St. Francis Convent School
  • St. Soldier Public School
  • Shri Guru Arjun Dev Senior Secondary School
  • Arya Model School
  • Dayanand Model School
  • dashmesh public school,khusropur

ReligionEdit

Gurudwaras include:

  • Gurudwara Shri Thamji Sahib
  • Gurudwara Mata Gujri Ji
  • Gurudwara Shri Mai Bhago Ji
  • Gurudwara Shri Gangsar Sahib
  • First Guru Granth Sahib(Adi Granth) is placed at Qila Kothi(Kartarpur Fort).
  • Gurdwara pind khusropur,khusropur

Located in the middle of village khusropur. Also a new gurdwara is taking place near the pervious gurdwara of khusropur.

  • ramgarhia gurdwara,khusropur

Located on the road connecting village khusropur with village basrampur.

  • gurdwara basrampur, basrampur.

Temples include: *Nathan Di Bagichi (Nath welfare society ,Jande sari roda )Thik temple is belongs to Nath Samparadaye who worship Bhagwan Mahadev Shiv

  • Shri Guru Ravidass Mandir Arya Nagar
  • Prachin Mata Chintpurni Mandir
  • Dera Baba Gurmukh Dass Ji
  • Shiv mandir pandhian mohalla kartarpur
  • Dera 108 Sant Baba Onkar Nath Ji Maharaj Village Kala Bahian ( Dera Baba Onkar Nath Ji is located in village Kala Bahian , Lakhs of Sangat visit Dera every year. There is Holy Sarowar inside Dera , holy water of Sarowar cures Many Problems of Persons . 108 Baba Onkar Nath ji belongs to Nath Sampradaye who worship Bhagwan Shiv , Baba Balak Nath Ji also belongs to Nath Sampradaye.

BanksEdit

  • Punjab National Bank
  • State Bank of India
  • State Bank of Patiala
  • Axis Bank
  • ICICI Bank
  • HDFC Bank
  • Capital Local Area Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • IDBI Bank
  • Yes Bank
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • Syndicate Bank

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