Moga district has the proud of being the birth place of Lala Lajpat Rai Ji, the great freedom fighters.His native village Dhudhike falls in Moga District.
Moga District is the 17th District drawn on the map of Punjab State on 24th day of November 1995.
The district of Moga covers an area of 2209 sq. km. Moga is located on the Ferozpur - Ludhiana road. The district has a large population of 88,63,13 with 63.94% of literate population. Moga has many places of tourist attractions like:Dina Sahib Gurdwara, Geeta Bhawan Temple, Kashmiri Park and Nehru Park
Most of the people of this district are agriculturists. However, Moga has many industries, also like the Nestle Moga food processing plant and Fortune Drugs.
Moga is located at 30.8°N 75.17°E. It has an average elevation of 217 metres (711 feet).Moga district is bordered by Jalandhar district in the north, Ludhiana district in the East, Sangrur in the South and Faridkot and Ferozpur in the West. It stretches between longitude 75 degree - 15, 75 degree - 25 east and latitude 30 degree - 35 and 31 degree 15 North. It spreads over an area on 2230 km2, which comes to 4.42 % of the Punjab State. The average annual rainfall of district was 234.5 mm by the year 1999.