Moga District of Punjab
was formerly a part of Faridkot District
. It is bounded by the districts of Jalandhar
in the north, Ludhiana
in the east, Sangrur
in the south and Faridkot and Ferozepur
in the west. Moga has an area of about 2,230 sq km with a population of around 1 million. The average rainfall is avout 230 mm.
The important tourist areas are Gurdwara Nanaksar, Gurdwara Mehtiana, Gurdwara Ishardham on the bank of river Sutlej at Harike, Jain Temple at Zira, Baghapurana, and Kotkpura.