Punjab • India
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• 245 m (804 ft)
Coordinates: Mukerian is a city and a municipal council in Hoshiarpur district in the Indian state of Punjab. Punjab (ਪੰਜਾਬ पंजाब pəɲdʒaːb is a state in northwest India. India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. Indian Standard Time ( IST) is the time observed throughout India and Sri Lanka, with a Time offset of UTC+530. UTC+530 is the Timezone for Indian Standard Time Sri Lanka Time The geography of India is diverse with landscape ranging from snow-capped mountain ranges to deserts plains rainforests hills and plateaus The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. A district is an administrative division of an Indian state or territory. Hoshiarpur District (ਹੁਸ਼ਿਆਰਪੁਰ ਜਿਲ੍ਹਾ is a district of Punjab state in northern India. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. A municipal council is the Local government of a Municipality. Hoshiarpur District (ਹੁਸ਼ਿਆਰਪੁਰ ਜਿਲ੍ਹਾ is a district of Punjab state in northern India. India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country India is a union of states comprising twenty-eight states and seven union territories. Punjab (ਪੰਜਾਬ पंजाब pəɲdʒaːb is a state in northwest India.
Mukerian is located at  It has an average elevation of 245 metres (803 feet). The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit.
As of 2001 India census, Mukerian had a population of 21,379. Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Mukerian has an average literacy rate of 77%, higher than the national average of 59. 5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 74%. In Mukerian, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
its an indrustial hub. in mukerian its around 30 rice mills from where almost all the rice is exported to middle east and Europe. Its also a main market for surrounding area. The Sub-District Mukerian is famous for its cummunal harmony and peace. Although relatively a small town but Mukerian is the biggest town for about 150 villages around it, thats why its pretty well known in Punjab. Mukerian is a very harmonious community where most of the people know each other very well. Youngsters get very good education and Mukerians are spread through out the world. There is a very famous Gurudwara (Sikh Temple)which was earlier the Fort of Maharaj Ranjit Singh's in-laws known as "Qila Atallgarh".
There are many showrooms like Koutons, Priknit and Charlie Outlaw which are under Bhagtan di Hatti Sangar Bazar Mukerian,the famous cloth merchant in India.
Mukerian Hydel Project is the one of the biggest irrigation project in India. There is a famous PONG Dam across river BEAS about 35 km from Mukerian. Mukerian is located on National_Highway_1A and about 450 km North from NEW DELHI. Mukerian is a Junction for Gurdaspur, Pathankot, Talwara and Jalandhar.
A "miraculous" famous Lord SHIVA temple in village "Kathgarh/ Mirthal", about 20 km from Mukerian. There is a natural Shiva Ling in the tample. Shiva-Parbati "PINDIES" (the holy stone) get apart in summer & get attached in the winter season. Thousands of devotees come here for worship and prayer. There is also an another famous temple in village DAGAN near Mukerian.
Mukerian falls under Gurdaspur parliamentary constituency which at present is holded by Mr Vinod Khanna who is a Bollywood Super Star.
Mukerian is Situated near the banks of river beas due to which it hold a big chunk of a very fertile land which can be harvested 3 to 4 times in a year.