district in Punjab, India
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Gurdaspur district is a district in the state of Punjab in India. Gurdaspur is the headquarters of the district. It borders Narowal District of the Pakistani Punjab, Kathua District of Jammu and Kashmir, the districts of Amritsar and Hoshiarpur in Punjab, and Chamba and Kangra districts of Himachal Pradesh. Two main rivers, Beas and Ravi, pass through the district. The Mughal emperor Akbar is said to have been enthroned in a garden near Kalanaur, a historically important town in the district. The district is in the foothills of the Himalayas.
|Coordinates: 32°02′00″N 75°24′00″E / 32.0333°N 75.40°ECoordinates: 32°02′00″N 75°24′00″E / 32.0333°N 75.40°E|
|• Body||Municipal Council Gurdaspur|
|• Member of the Legislative Assembly||Barindermeet Singh Pahra|
|• Member of Parliament||Sunny Deol|
|• Deputy Commissioner||Muhammed Amir, IAS|
|• District||45 km2 (17 sq mi)|
|Elevation||241 m (791 ft)|
|• Density||649/km2 (1,680/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Area code(s)||+91-1874-XXX XXXX|
|Vehicle registration||PB-06, PB-18, PB-58, PB-99, PB-85|
- ↑ "Punjab Police Amritsar". gurdaspur.nic.in. Retrieved 3 March 2020.
- ↑ "History of Gurdaspur". Archived from the original on 2005-08-02. Retrieved 2013-12-25.