Fatehabad, Haryana

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Fatehabad (India)
Coordinates: 29°31′N75°27′E / 29.52°N 75.45°E / 29.52; 75.45 Coordinates: 29°31′N75°27′E / 29.52°N 75.45°E / 29.52; 75.45
Country Flag of India.svg  India
State Haryana
District Fatehabad
  TypeMunicipal Council
  BodyFatehabad Municipal Council
208 m (682 ft)
  Official Hindi, Haryanvi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code1667
ISO 3166 code IN-HR
Vehicle registration HR-22
Website fatehabad.nic.in

Fatehabad( Loudspeaker.svg listen ) is a town and a municipal council in Fatehabad district in the state of Haryana, India. It is administrative headquarter of Fatehabad district.



Fatehabad Fort, was built in 14th century CE by Firoz Shah Tughlaq and named after his son, also has tomb of Meershah Peer who was spiritual guide of Firoz Shah. [1]

There is a mosque called Humayun's mosque, which has the 15 to 16 feet tall lower portion of an Ashokan pillar, topped with five inch marble strip, is called Ferozs Shah ki Lat and was likely taken from Agroha Mound and whose lower portion lies in Lat ki Masjid at hisar. [2] [1]


Fatehabad is located at 29°31′N75°27′E / 29.52°N 75.45°E / 29.52; 75.45 . [3] The geographical area of the district is 2520 km2. which is 5.4% of the state share.


As of 2011 India census, the Fatehabad Municipal Council has population of 70,777 of which 37,320 are males while 33,457 are females. Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 8263 which is 11.67% of total population of Fatehabad (M Cl). In Fatehabad Municipal Council, Female Sex Ratio is of 896 against state average of 879. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Fatehabad is around 858 compared to Haryana state average of 834. Literacy rate of Fatehabad city is 81.96% higher than state average of 75.55%. In Fatehabad, Male literacy is around 86.86% while female literacy rate is 76.53%. [4]


Religion in Fatehabad Tehsil (1941)
ReligionPopulation (1941) [5] :58Percentage (1941)
Hinduism Om.svg 94,122
Islam Star and Crescent.svg 67,556
Sikhism Khanda.svg 7,664
Christianity Christian cross.svg 18
Others [lower-alpha 1] 131
Total Population169,491

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  2. Lat of Feroz Shah
  3. Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Fatehabad
  4. Census 2011, Census India.
  5. "CENSUS OF INDIA, 1941 VOLUME VI PUNJAB PROVINCE" . Retrieved 20 July 2022.
  1. Including Jainism, Buddhism, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Ad-Dharmis, or not stated