Sangrur district is in the state of Punjab in North-West Republic of India. Earlier Barnala was part of Sangrur district, but now Barnala is a separate district. Sangrur consists of the cities of Dhuri, Lehragaga, Malerkotla, Sangrur, and Sunam. Other cities are Ahmedgarh, Amargarh, Bhawanigarh, Dirba, Khanauri, Longowal and Moonak.

According to the 2011 census Sangrur district had a population of 1,655,169 of which male and female were 878,029 and 777,140 respectively roughly equal to the nation of Guinea-Bissau or the US state of Idaho.This gives it a ranking of 300st in India (out of a total of 640).The district has a population density of 449 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,160/sq mi).Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 12.3%.Sangrur has a sex ratio of 885 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 67.99%.