Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Adampur Doaba - Jalandhar District, Punjab, India

Adampur Doaba - Adampur City in Jalandhar District
Adampur Doaba in Jalandhar District

Adampur is Located in Doaba Region of Jalandhar District, Punjab India

Adampur is a city and a municipal council in Jalandhar district in the Indian state of Punjab. It is part of 5 sub-tehsils of Jalandhar District viz:. Adampur, Bhogpur, Kartarpur, Goryan and Nurmahal. It is located in the famous Doaba region of Indian Punjab, meaning land of two rivers or Do (two), Ab (river) in Punjabi.

Adampur's Geography

Adampur is located at 31.43° N 75.72° E. It has an average elevation of 233 metres (764 feet).The nearest hill station is Dharamshala which is the headquarters of the Dalai Lama. Another noteworthy hillstation around Adampur is McLeodganj. In Winter Adampur has been recorded as the coldest place (-5.2 °C) of India (in plain). The AirForce Station of Adampur is second largest in india.

Adampur Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Adampur had a population of 16,620. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Adampur has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Adampur - Jalandhar District Map Pictures Photos Pics

Adampur - Jalandhar District Map
Adampur - Jalandhar District Map

Adampur Video - North India reels under Cold Wave (NDTV.com)

After a relatively warmer beginning to the New Year, it's back to the typical winter shivers, as large parts of the plains of North and West India reel under a severe cold wave. Adampur near Jalandhar in Punjab was the coldest place in the northern India plains on Monday with the temperature touching minus three degrees Celsius.

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Adampur/Adam Pur External Links (Wikipedia/YouTube Videos)

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