hoshiarpur Travel Guide

Welcome to Hoshiarpur

Hoshiarpur district is located in the north-east part of the State. It falls in the Jalandhar Revenue Division and is situated in the Bist Doab, Doaba region of the State.Hoshiarpur shares a boundary with Kangra district and Una district of Himachal Pradesh in the northeast.The district is submountainous and stretches of river Beas in the north-west.Hoshiarpur is also known as an ancient manufacturing town where colourful lacquer (formerly ivory) finished plastic inlay furniture is made.The area is known for wooden and ivory handicrafts. Hoshiarpur is also known as city of saints as many of great saints belong to this city. Hoshiarpur district has the largest number of villages in punjab state under its administration,but the city is well known for its developed urban culture and sense.  

Major Industries  
The town is known for manufacture of wooden toys, in-lay and lacquer finished furniture and musical instruments such as Harmonium, Tabla, Sitar etc.Also there are manufactures of cotton goods, inlaid woodwork, lacquered ware, shoes and copper vessels. Hoshiarpur is also known as an ancient manufacturing town where colorful lacquer (formerly ivory) finished plastic inlay furniture is made. Hoshiarpur is also has some of industrial centric areas which have many processing units in its region.There are many small and large scale industries established in the city.There is a wide range of industries steel wire,filament yarn,pressure cookers,tractor,cotton thread,sugar plant etc are incepted in the area of hoshiarpur.  

Art and Entertainment
Ivory art is the identity of hoshiarpur.It is said that fine work of ivory on wooden surface started in this region way back from 300 years.Since that time natives are involved in this superb art from which always mesmerizes the onlookers.They manufacture different types of household, furniture, utilities, show pieces and other such items fantastically maneuvered with ivory on them. In entertainment,people of hoshiarpur are well versed with shopping malls, cinema halls,multiplexes,markets and other such sources.There are also some picnic spot and hisotrical monuments which provides good entertainment to them.

Area 3,386 km²
Population 1586625
Language punjabi
Pin Code 146001

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