Patiala facts for kids
From upper left:.Moti Bagh Sandhu Saab di Palace Patiala now houses the National Institute of Sports Qila Mubarak, Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib, Shri Kali Devi Temple, Patiala and Art Deco Designed, Phul Theatre, Patiala
|Founded by||Baba Ala Singh|
|Named for||Baba Ala Singh|
|• Total||131.25 sq mi (339.9 km2)|
|Elevation||1,150 ft (350 m)|
|• Density||3,094.80/sq mi (1,194.91/km2)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Telephone code||Patiala: 91-(0)175, Rajpura: 91-(0)1762, Patran & Samana: 91-(0)1764, Nabha: 91-(0)1765 & Amloh: 91-(0)1768|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-Pb|
Patiala is a city in southeastern Punjab, northwestern India. It is the fourth largest city in the state and is the administrative capital of Patiala district. Patiala is located around the Qila Mubarak (the Fortunate Castle). It was constructed by Sidhu Jat chieftain 'Baba Ala Singh', who founded the royal dynasty of the Patiala State in 1763.
In popular culture, the city remains famous for its traditional PatialaShahi turban (a type of headgear), paranda (a tasselled tag for braiding hair), patiala salwar (a type of female trousers), jutti (a type of footwear) and Patiala peg (a measure of liquor).
Patiala is located at. It has an average elevation of 250 metres (820 feet). During the short existence of PEPSU, Patiala served as its capital city.
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Phul Cinema on the Mall facing the Fountain Chowk is built in Art Deco style
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