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I feel there is not one single site one can go to get information about Amritsar. There has been a classified section added. It is free. you can list your advertisement for business or anything else you want to sell. Also there is a free blog section, where you can write any thoughts, complaints or anything creative. The site is an attempt to gather all scattered information about Amritsar in one central spot. Feel free to contact us if you want us to add or delete any information. We feel user of site is in best situation to judge if it is useful or not. Please do sign our guestbook before you leave the site. More info about is in About us section.
Who is a Amritsari ?

Amritsari is anyone who is born in Amritsar or who has lived in Amritsar and loves Amritsar. Amritsaries are very kind, loving and proud people.

Where is Amritsar ?
Amritsar is located at 31.63° N 74.87° E. It has an average elevation of 219m (718ft). The city is well connected with  major road and rail connections.

As of 2007, Amritsar had a population of 1547695. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Amritsar has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. The main spoken language in Amritsar and in the surrounding villages is the Punjabi dialect of Maajhi, considered to be Standard Punjabi. Other languages spoken in the city are English and Hindi

Amritsar is connected by bus with Ambala, Chandigarh, Delhi,Ferozepur, Jammu etc. Some of the road distances are as follows:- Jammu 216 km, Ferozepur 160 km, Chandigarh 235 km, Delhi 435 km and Wagah 29 km. Rickshaws, autorickshaws and buses are an easy way of getting around Amritsar.

The city is on the G.T. Road (Grand Trunk Road, NH1) so is well connected to the road network. The recently allocated sum of Rs 450 crore, will be spent to make the Jalandhar-Amritsar road four-laned. In 2006, Punjab Govt had finalised the construction of the elevated road to provide smooth access to devotees coming from the Jalandhar-Amritsar road and Amritsar airport. The four-laned elevated road will be constructed from Maqboolpura Chowk to Bhandari Bridge with two entry points and one exit.

Amritsar is connected by rail with Delhi, Calcutta, Bombay, Varanasi, Wagah (Attari Border) and other major Indian cities. The main railway station in Amritsar is the, Amritsar Railway Station. It is currently under going renovation. The city's international airport, Raja Sansi International Airport, is growing in size rapidly. By July 2008, it will be doubled in size, 4jetways, with a new parking area and much more needed. About Rs. 2,100 Crore is being left aside for the Mass Rapid Transport system for the city. It is hoped that this will help relieve city traffic, save money and help the environment.


Amritsar district is one of 19 districts in the state of Punjab in West India. It has a population of 3,074,207 (2001 Indian census) and covers an area of 5075 km². section


District Amritsar is divided into Four Tehsils ,Five Sub-Tehsils ,Eight Blocks ,Eleven Assembly Constituencies & One Lok Sabha constituency.


Name of Tehsil
Baba Bakala




Harsha China

Assembly Constituencies

Amritsar North
Amritsar West (SC)
Amritsar Central
Amritsar East
Amritsar South
Baba Bakala