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Naraingarh
city
Naraingarh is located in Haryana
Naraingarh
Naraingarh
Location in Haryana, India
Coordinates: 30°29′00″N 77°09′00″E / 30.48333°N 77.15000°E / 30.48333; 77.15000Coordinates: 30°29′00″N 77°09′00″E / 30.48333°N 77.15000°E / 30.48333; 77.15000
Country  India
State Haryana
District Ambala
Population (2001)
 • Total 18,209
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 134203
Telephone code 91 1734
Vehicle registration HR-04
Sex ratio 1.12 /

Naraingarh (also: Narayangarh) is a city and a municipal committee in the Ambala district of the Indian state of Haryana. It is approximately 36 km from Ambala Cantt and 55 km from Chandigarh.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2001 India census,[1] Naraingarh had a population of 18,209, 53% of whom are male, and 47% female. Naraingarh has an average literacy rate of 73%, compared to the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 68%. In Naraingarh, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.[citation needed]

History[edit]

Naraingarh is the headquarters of one of Ambala's subdistricts. It was founded by the King of Sirmor Himachal Pradesh, Raja Laxmi Narayan.[citation needed] After the decline of the Mughal empire, the king of Sirmor built a palace in Kulshan and named it Naraingarh.[citation needed].

Education[edit]

There are a number of highschools in Naraingarh, providing both English and Hindi education. Among these are the Government Senior Secondary School (which has both a boys only and a girls only students) and the Blue Bells Sr. Sec., DAV Public Sr. Sec. and Shivalik International schools (which all provide English education). The Geeta Senior Secondary School provides classes in both Hindi and English.

There are also several colleges in Naraingarh, such as the Government College, the ICL College of Engineering & Technology and the E-max College of Engineering and Technology and SRM College of Engeering and Education.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

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Times of India
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 03:10:42 -0700

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Times of India
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:16:06 -0700

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