Fact Sheet Kapurthala District


Physical & Administrative Features

Area:1633 Sq. kms.

No. of towns: 9

Sub Divisions: 4

Blocks : 5

Kapurthala

Dhilwan

Nadala

Sultanpur Lodhi

Phagwara

No. of Villages: 688

No. of Panchayats: 535

Water resources – Over-exploited Category

Population (2011)

Male – 4,26,311

Female – 3,88,857

Total – 8,15,168

Most Populous Tahsil: Kapurthala

Least populour Tahsil: Bhulath

Average Population Size of village : 870 (Punjab Average Village: 1425)

Largest village by Population: Hamira (7727) and Second Largest Talwandi Chaudharian (7217)

No. of Villages >5000 population: 4

Major Crops: Wheat, Paddy, Maize, Potato

Decadal Growth Rate of Population: 8.0% (State Average Growth – 13.9%)

Urbanised : 34.7% (State Urbanised 37.5%)

Density: 499 per sq. kms

Sex Ratio: 912 (Higher than State 895). Rank – 5th

Literacy Rate: 79.1% (State 75.8%)

Bank branches: 319 (as on 31.03.2020)

Commercial Banks: 37

Consumption of Chemical Fertilizers (NPK) 204 Kg per ha. (2018-19)

Sources: 1. Census Data 2011, PLP 2021-22 Kapurthala