Fatehabad, Haryana

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Fatehabad
Town
Nickname(s): 
pink city
Fatehabad is located in Haryana
Fatehabad
Fatehabad
Location in Haryana, India
Fatehabad is located in India
Fatehabad
Fatehabad
Fatehabad (India)
Coordinates: 29°31′N 75°27′E / 29.52°N 75.45°E / 29.52; 75.45Coordinates: 29°31′N 75°27′E / 29.52°N 75.45°E / 29.52; 75.45
Country India
StateHaryana
DistrictFatehabad
Elevation
208 m (682 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total70,777
Languages
 • OfficialHaryanvi, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
125050
Telephone code1667
ISO 3166 codeIN-HR
Vehicle registrationHR-22
Websiteharyana.gov.in

Fatehabad is a town and a municipal committee in Fatehabad district in the state of Haryana, India.

History[edit]

Fatehabad Fort, was built in 14th century CE by Firuz Shah Tughlaq and named after his son, also has tomb of Meershah Peer who was spiritual guide of Firuz Shah.[1]

There is a mosque called Humayun's mosque, which has the 15 to 16 feet tall lower portion of an Ashokan pillar, topped with five inch marble strip, is called Ferozs Shah ki Lat and was likely taken from Agroha Mound and whose lower portion lies in Lat ki Masjid at hisar.[2][1]

Geography[edit]

Fatehabad is located at 29°31′N 75°27′E / 29.52°N 75.45°E / 29.52; 75.45.[3] The geographical area of the district is 2520 km2. which is 5.4% of the state share.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census, the Fatehabad Municipal Council has population of 70,777 of which 37,320 are males while 33,457 are females. Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 8263 which is 11.67% of total population of Fatehabad (M Cl). In Fatehabad Municipal Council, Female Sex Ratio is of 896 against state average of 879. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Fatehabad is around 858 compared to Haryana state average of 834. Literacy rate of Fatehabad city is 81.96% higher than state average of 75.55%. In Fatehabad, Male literacy is around 86.86% while female literacy rate is 76.53%.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sohan Singh Khattar and Reena Kar, 2021, Know Your State Haryana, Arihant Publications, pp 308.
  2. ^ Lat of Feroz Shah
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Fatehabad
  4. ^ Census 2011, Census India.

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