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Adampur is a city and a municipal council in Jalandhar district in the Indianmarker state of Punjabmarker.

Geography

Adampur Doaba is located at . It has an average elevation of 233 metres (764 feet). The nearest hill station is Dharamshalamarker which is the headquarters of the Dalai Lama. Another hill-station around Adampur is McLeodganjmarker.

The airforce base at Adampur Doaba is the second largest in India.There is a Khadi Bhandar innagurated by Mahatma Gandhi.

Education

There are many schools and colleges in Adampur, out of which Saint Antony's Convent School is the most prominent one. Others include Ramgarhia Girls College, R S Public School, Ashoka Balfulwadi School, S D Public School, Govt. Girls High School, EMMAR and others.

Demographics

 India census,.
Adampur had a population of 16,620. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Adampur has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. Sarabjit Singh Makkar is the MLA from Adampur.The town has a humid subtropical climate with hot summers and cool winters. Summer last from April to June and winter from November to February. Temperatures in summer vary from average highs of around 47 degrees Celsius to average lows of around 25 degrees Celsius. Winter temperatures vary from highs of 19 degrees Celsius to lows of -6 degrees Celsius. The climate is on the whole dry except during the brief south-west monsoon season during July-August. The average annual rainfall is about 72 cm.

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