Firozpur is a district in Punjab State of India. It has a total of 2 Tehsils in this district. The district has an total area of 5,305 sq km. There are 13 towns and 1,000 villages in this district.
The district has an total area of 5,305 sq km., 138.58 sq km is urban and 5166.42 sq km is rural. Out of total population of Firozpur, 2,252,273 in the district, 552,556 are in urban area and 1,476,518 are in rural area. 109,027 households are in urban, 276,967 are in rural area. 386,691 literate people are in urban, 840,820 are in rural area.
The District Firozpur is situated at India-Pakistan border, at the east side Faridkot district, Moga district and at the south side Muktsar District is situated. On the north east the River Sutlej generally separates it from the Firozpur and Kapurthala districts and on the south west side the Fazilka district touches the boundaries of Firozpur. The united stream of the Sutlej and Beas generally separates it from the Amritsar district in the north-west, and farther down from the Pakistan with the exception of some areas on each side of the river.
It is believed to have been founded by Feroz shah Tughluq in the 14th century. Another version claims that it was founded by a Bhatti chief called Feroz Khan.
Three heroic martyrs of India's freedom struggle Shaheed Bhagat Singh and his associates Shaheed Rajguru and Shaheed Sukhdev have their final resting place on the banks of the river Sutlej in Firozpur. On March 23, 1931, despite popular protest, these three heros were executed in Lahore secretly and left their bodies in gunnybags on the banks of Sutlej River.
The most spoken Language in Firozpur is Punjabi.
Tehsil is the local administrative division mostly a town or city, Below is the Firozpur District District Tehsils list in the state of Punjab, Tehsil can be considered as sub-districts, As on the last 2011 census, Firozpur District is divided into 2 Tehsils.
According to 2011 Census of India, Firozpur District District Tehsils population, Below is the list of Firozpur District Tehsils househods, total population and as per male and female statistics.
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