Firozpur (or Ferozepur, Ferozepore) is a city in Firozpur District in Punjab, India. Founded by Sultan Firuz Shah Tughluq (1351-88) on the banks of the Sutlej River, Ferozpur today is a mofussil transportation and administration center and an ancient city located on the banks of the Sutlej River, 20 km north-west of Mudki in the state of Punjab, India.
Ferozepur also holds a historic place in Indian history as it was here that British Raj established control over much of Northwest India as well as Pakistan through the Anglo-Sikh Wars that were fought in this region. Today it is the headquarters of a brigade of the northern army corp and the arsenal in Ferozepur is the largest in India.
With easy access by road and rail to other places such as Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Delhi, and Chandigarh, the city is a center of numerous holy shrines and historic places.At the nearby city of Zira a beautiful Jain Swetambar Temple with ancient brass icons and beautiful wall murals is located.
In addition to cotton and grain cultivation and agriculture-related services, Firozpur has some light manufacturing. Commercial progress has been restricted by its vicinity to the tense border with Pakistan. Normalizing relations between the two nuclear rivals promise to raise the city's profile as a potential trade hub.
Firozpur Cantonment is adjacent to and south of the city.