Jalandhar is an ancient city in the state of Punjab. It was formerly known as Jullundhar. Ruled by the Mughals and the Hindus in succession, it is supposed to be the oldest city in Punjab. Jalandhar is known for its sports industry as well as sportsmen.
Jalandhar came into light during ‘Alexandra the Great’ who was setting new milestones in his cherished goal of conquering the world. The city was the cradle of civilization for many dynasties which ruled the state. It was under the reign of Sikh confederacies as well as under the rule of Mughal dynasties.
The geographical coordinates of Jalandhar is 31.32° North latitude and 75.57° East longitude. Jalandhar is located between the fertile land of River Sutlej and Beas. It has Hoshiarpur District in the north-east, Nawashahar, and Kapurthala in the east, Kapurthala District in the west and Ludhiana & Firozpur districts in the south.
Jalandhar has a subtropical humid climate. The city experiences summer season from March to June. The city witnesses monsoon between the months of July and September. Jalandhar experiences an average annual rainfall of 703 mm. The city experiences chilly winter in the month of December and January.
Jalandhar is well-known for the production of sports equipment, rubber goods, leather goods, steel & iron re-rolling mills, auto parts, hand tools, surgical instruments, automobile parts, electric goods, handloom products, traditional Indian Sweets and sewing machines.
Some of the famous tourist destinations in Jalandhar are Rangla Punjab Haveli, Devi Talab Mandir, Wonderland Theme Park, Pushpa Gujral Science City, Sodal Temple, Shaheed-E-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh Museum, Kartarpur Gurudwara, Tulsi Mandir, KGS Palace, White Wall Church and Shri Laxmi Rayan Temple.
Some prominent localities of Jalandhar are Jalandhar Cantonment, Civil Lines, Mota Singh Nagar, New Jawahar Nagar, Makhdoom Pura, Master Tara Singh Nagar, Guru Teg Bahadur Nagar, Moti Nagar, Phillaur, Pholriwal, Dayanand Nagar, Dilbag Nagar etc.
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