Place:Ludhiana, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

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Alt namesLudhiana Districtsource: Family History Library Catalog
Ludhiānasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCity or town
Coordinates30.933°N 75.867°E
Located inLudhiana, Punjab, India     (1480 - )
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source: Family History Library Catalog

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Ludhiana ( ) is the most populous and the largest city in the Indian state of Punjab. The city has an estimated population of 1,618,879 2011 census and distributed over , making Ludhiana the most densely populated urban centre in the state. It is a major industrial center of northern India, referred to as the India's Manchester by BBC.

It stands on the old bank of Sutlej River, that is now to the south of its present course. The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has placed Ludhiana on the 48th position among the top 100 smart cities and has been ranked as one of the easiest city in India for business according to the World Bank.

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