Ludhiana is the most centrally located district which falls in the Malwa region of Punjab
. It covers an area of about 3,762 sq km. It is bounded in the north by the river Sutlej
, district of Rupnagar
in the east, Ferozepur
in the west, Sangrur
in the south and Patiala
in the south-east.
Most part of Ludhiana is broad plain, without hills or rivers. The principal crops are wheat, millets, pulse, maize and sugarcane. The major places of interest are Rakh Bagh Park,
Nehru Rose Garden, Tiger Safari, Sarai at
Doraha, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, Gurdwara Charan Kanwal and Gurdwara Nanaksar Sahib at Jagraon.