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Hoshiarpur is a city and a municipal corporation in Hoshiarpur district in the Doaba region of the Indian state of Punjab. It was founded, according to tradition, during the early part of the fourth century. In 1809 it was occupied by the forces of Maharaja Karanvir Singh and was united into the greater state of Punjab.Hoshiarpur has an average elevation of. Hoshiarpur district is located in the north-east part of the Indian state of Punjab. It falls in the Jalandhar Revenue Division and is situated in the Bist Doab portion of the Doaba region. Hoshiarpur shares a boundary with Kangra district, and Una district of Himachal Pradesh in the northeast. In the southwest, it borders Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district, Jalandhar district, and Kapurthala district, and in the northwest it borders Gurdaspur district.DemographicsAs per provisional data of 2011 census, Hoshiarpur had a population of 168,443 out of which 88,290 were males and 80,153 were females. The literacy rate was 89.11 per cent.India census, Hoshiarpur had a population of 189,371. Males constitute 50.9% of the population and females 49.1%. Hoshiarpur has an average literacy rate of 85.40%, compared to 81.00% of 2001. Male literacy is 89.90%, and female literacy is 80.80%. In Hoshiarpur, 10% of the population is under 11 years of age. Females per 1,000 males: 962 Density of population ( per km².): 396 Percentage increase in population (2001–2011): 7.1% Child sex ratio (0–6 Age): 859 The Scheduled Caste population in this district is 34.3%Hoshiarpur is in Hoshiarpurr District. Before you visit India, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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