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Kapurthala Overview

Kapurthala is a well-known city located in the Indian state of Punjab. This city was founded in the 11th-century by Rana Kapur, a Rajput king from Jaisalmer. The present day city was an erstwhile princely state that was ruled by the Ahluwalia Sikh rulers. Today, it is promoted as a tourist destination in Punjab.


With an elevation of 738 feet above the sea level, Kapurthala unfolds across 900 sq. km. A major portion of its land is a fertile plain and the crops like potatoes and corn are grown on a large scale. The climate of the place is described as moderate. During the summers, the average mercury levels touch 37°C whereas falling down at 7°C during the winters. It receives an ample amount of rainfall.


Kapurthala offers a bouquet of attractions to its visitors. The architectural marvels like Jagatjit Palace, Elysee Palace, Moorish Mosque that is a replica of Marakesh Mosque in Morocco, Shalimar Gardens, Gurudwara Ber Sahib, Kanji Wetlands, and the shopping complexes of the city lure the visitors.

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