About Hoshiarpur

Hoshiarpur is located in North of India and North east of Punjab State situated in Bist Doaba portion of Doaba region. It is situated 31.530 N e 75.920 E at an average elevation of 296 m (971 feet). It was founded according to tradition during early 4th century and was occupied by forces of Maharaja Karnvir Singh in 1809. It is also a part of Indus Valley Civilization. It is situated in the foothills of The Shivalik range which forms The Lower Himalayas. Its atmosphere ranges hot from and humid in summers to cold in winters. Maximum temperature can rise to 44 deg Celsius in June and Minimum temperature can fall to -1 deg Celsius in early January. Its climate is suitable for the cultivation of Citrus, Mango, Litchi, Pomegranate, Plum, Pear, Peach fruits. Especially in rainy season plants grow luxuriantly because of easy availability of moisture in both soil as well as atmosphere. Hoshiarpur is rich in diverse variety of fauna and flora. The deciduous forest cover of Khair and Sheesham provide shelter to various varieties of animals including Wild Boar, Sambhar, Barking Deer etc etc. Its Forest cover is about 109 hectares. Major fruits and Vegetables are grown due to proper drainage of area by Beas river in north and north west and Satluj in south. Dolbaha, Chohal and Mehngrowal dams serve to add to irrigation purposes and add to national beauty as well.

The city is at distance of 123 km from Amritsar airport and 136 km from Chandigarh and is well connected by road and railway to all parts of state. The rich deciduous forest cover adds to beauty of place. The “City of Mangoes” has a pollution free and a peaceful environment conducive for development of all kinds of life