(Last Updated on : 23-01-2017)
Districts of northern part of Punjab
share the districts like Pathankot
district, Gurdaspur district
, Amritsar district
, Hoshiarpur District
and Kapurthala district
. Agriculture is the one of the primary industries in Punjab. It is the largest single provider of wheat to India. There are other major industries, which includes the manufacturing of scientific instruments, water meter, electrical goods, financial services, machine tools, textiles, sewing machines, sports goods, starch, tourism, fertilizers, bicycles, garments, and the processing of pine oil and sugar. The northern part of Punjab also has the largest number of steel rolling mill plants.
Pathankot district is a district of Indian Punjab. It is located in the north zone of the state. Pathankot city is the district headquarters. The district was created on 27th July 2011.
Gurdaspur district is a district in the Majha region of the state of Punjab. This is situated in the northwest part of the Republic of India. Gurdaspur is the district headquarters. It internationally borders Narowal District of the Punjab in modern Pakistan, the districts of Amritsar, Pathankot, Kapurthala and Hoshiarpur in India acquired Punjab. The two main rivers Beas and Ravi passes through the district. The Mughal emperor Akbar
is said to have been enthroned in a garden near Kalanaur, a historically important town in the district. The district is at the foothills of the Himalayan Mountain Range
Amritsar district is one of 22 districts located in the Majha region of the state of Punjab in North India. The city of Amritsar is headquarters in this district.
Hoshiarpur District is a district of Punjab state in northern India. Hoshiarpur, one of the oldest districts of Punjab, is located in the Northeast part of the Punjab state and shares common boundaries with Gurdaspur district in the north-west, Jalandhar
and Kapurthala districts in south-west, Kangra District and Una district of Himachal Pradesh in the north-east. Hoshiarpur district comprises of four sub-divisions, ten community development blocks, 9 urban local bodies and 1417 villages. The district has an area of 3365 square kilometers and a population of 14, 80, 736 persons as per census 2001.
Kapurthala district is a district of Punjab state in northern India. The city of Kapurthala is the district headquarters. The climate of Kapurthala District is moderate. It is hot in summers and cold in winters. It has sub-tropical continental monsoon type climate. Intensive cultivation in the district leaves no scope for forest cover and the wildlife is practically nonexistent.