About Pathankot

The topping of Modernity on the Cake of Heritage.

Pathankot is a city and a municipal committee in Gurdaspur District in the State of Punjab. It is the meeting point of the three Northern states of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. Due to its ideal location, Pathankot serves as a travel hub for the three northerly states and is a hub for the defense forces, Indian Army and Indian Air Force. Pathankot is the fifth largest city in the state of Punjab in terms of population. It is the last city in Punjab on the national highway that connects jammu and Kashmir with the rest of India. This bestows Strategic importance of the city. Situated in the picturesque hills of kangra and Dalhousie with the river chakki flowing close-by, the city is often used as rest-stop before heading into the mountains of Jammu and Kashmir, Dalhousie, Chamba and Kangra, deep into the Himalayas. Pathankot also has the largest military basein the whole of Asia. Pathankot is also used as a Gateway to the Himachali hill stations of Dalhousie, Dharamshala, Mcleodganj, Kangra valley, Jwalaji and Chintpurni.

Total Area of City (in Ha) : 700 sq Kms
Total Population (with breakup) : Male : 60%,   Female:40%, 5,73,998
Highly Densed Areas (name with population in decreasing order)
Area: Population 1. Railway Road 40% 2.Dhangu Road 30% 3.Dalhousie Road 20% 4. Gurdaspur Road 10%