Hoshiarpur

Capital city of Hoshiarpur district

Hoshiarpur (Punjabi: [ɦʊʃɪˈaːɾpʊɾ] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is a city in Hoshiarpur district in the Doaba region of the Indian state of Punjab. It was founded during the early part of the fourteenth century.[3]

Hoshiarpur
City
Landmarks of Hoshiarpur
Landmarks of Hoshiarpur
Nickname(s): 
Land Of Saints, HSP
Hoshiarpur is located in Punjab
Hoshiarpur
Hoshiarpur
Location of Hoshiarpur City in Punjab, India
Hoshiarpur is located in India
Hoshiarpur
Hoshiarpur
Hoshiarpur (India)
Coordinates: 31°32′N 75°55′E / 31.53°N 75.92°E / 31.53; 75.92Coordinates: 31°32′N 75°55′E / 31.53°N 75.92°E / 31.53; 75.92
CountryIndia
StatePunjab
Region of PunjabDoaba
DistrictHoshiarpur
Settled by British1846 A.D.
Founded In1325–1351 A.D.
Founded byHargovind Ram & Ram Chand (Dewans of Muhammad bin Tughluq)[1]
Named forHoshiar Khan Of Bajwara
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyMunicipal Corporation Hoshiarpur
 • MPSom Parkash (BJP)
 • MLABrahm Shankar Jimpa (AAP)
 • MayorSurinder Kumar Shinda (INC)[2]
Elevation
296 m (971 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total168,443
Demonym(s)Hoshiarpuria, Hoshiarpuri
Languages
 • OfficialPunjabi, Hindi, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
146001
Area code(s)+91-1882
Vehicle registrationPB-07
Websitehoshiarpur.nic.in

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Municipal Council Hoshiarpur – About us". Municipal Council Hoshiarpur. Retrieved 4 September 2015.
  2. https://www.mchoshiarpur.in/
  3. Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Hoshiarpur" . Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 13 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. pp. 787–788.