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Kapurthala

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Kapurthala is a city in Punjab state of India. It is the administrative headquarters of Kapurthala District. It was the capital of the Kapurthala State (ruled by Ahluwalia Dynasty), a princely state in British India. The secular and aesthetic mix of the city with its prominent buildings based on French and Indo-Saracenic architecture self-narrate its princely past. It is also known as city of Palaces & Gardens. It is the least populated city in India.Its falls in Jalandhar Revenue division. according to 2011 census.HistoryKapurthala was founded in 11th century by Rana Kapur, who was scion of Rajput royal house of Bhattis in Jaisalmer. It is known to be an erstwhile royal state.Princely stateKapurthala was once the capital of Kapurthala State, a princely state in pre-independence India, ruled by the Ahluwalia Sikh rulersDemographicsAs per provisional data of 2011 census Kapurthala had a population of 101,854, out of which males were 55,485 and females were 46,169. The literacy rate was 85.82 per cent.As of 2001 India census, Kapurthala had a population of 817636. Males constitute 38%of the population and females 62%. Kapurthala has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 67%, and female literacy is 62%. In Kapurthala, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
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