Sangrur district

This article is about the district. For its eponymous headquarters, see Sangrur.
Sangrur district
ਸੰਗਰੂਰ ਜ਼ਿਲ੍ਹਾ
Coordinates: 30°14′N 75°50′E / 30.23°N 75.83°E / 30.23; 75.83Coordinates: 30°14′N 75°50′E / 30.23°N 75.83°E / 30.23; 75.83
Country  India
State Punjab
District Sangrur district
  Total 3,685 km2 (1,423 sq mi)
Elevation 232 m (761 ft)
Population (2010)
  Total 1,654,408
  Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
  Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 148001
Telephone code 01672

Sangrur district (Punjabi: ਸੰਗਰੂਰ ਜ਼ਿਲ੍ਹਾ) is in the state of Punjab in North-West Republic of India. Earlier Barnala was part of Sangrur district, but now Barnala is a separate district. Sangrur consists of the cities of Dhuri, Lehragaga, Malerkotla, Sangrur, and Sunam. Other cities are Ahmedgarh, Amargarh, Bhawanigarh, Dirba, Khanauri, Longowal and Moonak.


According to the 2011 census Sangrur district had a population of 1,655,169 of which male and female were 878,029 and 777,140 respectively[1] roughly equal to the nation of Guinea-Bissau[2] or the US state of Idaho.[3] This gives it a ranking of 300st in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 449 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,160/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 12.3%.[1] Sangrur has a sex ratio of 885 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 67.99%.[1]

Notable People

Religion in Sangrur district[4]
Religion Percent


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 "Sangrur District Population 2011". 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-08.
  2. US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Guinea-Bissau 1,596,677 July 2011 est.
  3. "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Idaho 1,567,582

Administrative Sub-divisions

Sangrur district is further sub-divided into 6 sub-divisions/tehsils - Dhuri, Lehragaga, Malerkotla, Moonak, Sangrur and Sunam.

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