Pathankot (Punjabi: ਪਠਾਨਕੋਟ) became 22nd district on 28th July 2011 and a municipal committee in the Indianstate of Punjab. It was a part of the Nurpur princely state ruled by the Rajputs prior to 1849 AD. It is a meeting point of the three northern states of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. Due to its ideal location, serves as a travel hub for the three northerly states. 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. Situated in the foothills of Kangra and Dalhousie, with the river Chakki flowing close by, the city is often used as a rest-stop before heading into the mountains of Jammu and Kashmir, Dalhousie, Chamba, and Kangra, deep into the Himalayas.
has an average elevation of 332 metres (1,089 feet).Pathankot is a green town with the Ravi and Chakki rivers on either side. Himachal foothills kissing on South and East and snow capped Himalayas in the back drop in North, Pathankot is last but not the least city of punjab. Gandhi chowk, Valmiki chowk, Shimla pahari, Dhruv park and Ramleela ground are some of the famous spots in the city. There are a few reputed educational institutions like Sai Univerisity, Sai Engineering college, Chintpurni medical college, Saint Joseph Convent School. Pathankot has one of the largest and most important military and airforce... Read More