Barnala District

Population: 596,294 (2011)

State: Punjab

Language: Punjabi

Headquarters: Barnala


Date of formation: Barnala District was carved out of Sangrur District on 19th November 2006.

Area: 1423 square kilometers

Density of population: 419 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 68.90 % - Male: 73.10 %, Female: 64.10 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:876


Boundaries of Barnala District


North: Ludhiana District, Punjab

North West: Moga District, Punjab

South: Mansa District, Punjab

East: Sangrur District, Punjab

West: Bathinda District, Punjab


Barnala District Average Rainfall: 413 mm

Barnala District Average Temperature in Summer: 33.93 deg C

Barnala District Average Temperature in Winter: 14.01 deg C





Tehsils: Barnala, Tapa

Blocks: Barnala, Mehal Kalan, Sehna

Assembly Constituencies: Barnala, Mehal Kalan, Bhadaur


Barnala District Nearby Attractions


1. Sekha Village


Barnala District Facts: The name Barnala is said to have originated from the name Vaarna meaning the land of frequent storms.        


Major Agricultural Products: Wheat, rice, cotton


Major Industries: Trident Group, Industrial Organics and Chemicals Ltd, Standard Group, Malwa Cotton


Major Commercial Areas: Sadar Bazar, Handaya Bazar, Akshay Kumar, Pacca College Road, K. C. Road


Major Educational Institutions: KNG’s Group of Institutions, Akal Polytechnic College, B. G. S. Public School, Barnala Polytechnic College, Dashmesh Institute of Management and Technology, Government Industrial Training Institute, Guru Arjun Dev Collge of Management and Technology, Guru Gobind Singh College of Education, Guru Nanak Dev Nursing Institute, Kings Group of Institutions


What is Barnala District Famous For: Textile market


Famous People From Barnala District: Surjit Singh Barnala, Devinder Shory, Karam Singh, Jatinder Singh, Som Dutt Sharma


Barnala District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Friday Jun 15 , 2012