Geographical Information

Kangra
—  Town  —
Country
INDIA
State
Himachal Pradesh
District
Kangra
Population
9,156 (Male -4584 & Female-4572 )(16th) (2005)
Total urban SC Population
660(Male-322 & Female-338)
Total urban ST population
10(Male-4 & Female-6)
Total General population
8486 (Male-4258 & Female-4228)
Time Zone
IST (UTC+05:30)
Elevation
733 metres (2,405 ft))
Coordinates
32°06′N 76°16′E

The district of Kangra extends from the Jalandhar Doab far into the southern ranges of the Himalaya. It is a town at the confluence of the Bener River and Majhi River, and Beas is an important river here.

As of 2009 India census, Kangra had a population of 9154. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Kangra has an average literacy rate of 83%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 85%, and female literacy is 81%. In Kangra, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. BPL families/PERSONS- 365.