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Gurdaspur District

Gurdaspur, a border district of Punjab, covers an area of 3,570 sq km. The history of Gurdaspur, the district headquarters, dates back to early 17th century. The two important industrial centers are the Batala and Dhariwal for the manufacture of machine tools and woolen products.

Gurdaspur District has a large number of swampy lakes, and is famous for snipe-shooting. The important places to visit are Pathankot, Gurdwara Achal Sahib, Dera Baba Nanak, Kalanaur, Akbari Masjid, Sri Hargobindpur and Qadian.

Updated on 7th June, 2005

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