Haryana Map

Introduction

The name of Haryana instantly conjures up the image of a State which astonishingly combines both-antiquity and plenty. The Vedic land of Haryana has been a cradle of Indian culture and civilization. Indian traditions regard this region as the matrix of creation of northern altarí where Brahma performed the pristine sacrifice and created the universe. This theory of creation has been confirmed to a large extent by archaeological investigations carried out by Guy E. Pilgrim in 1915, who has established that 15 million years ago. Haryana has a proud history, dating back to the Vedic age. The state of Haryana was home to the legendary Bharata dynasty, which gave the name Bharat to India. Kurukshetra, the scene of the epic battle between the Kauravas and the Pandavas, is situated in Haryana. Haryana was made in to a full fledged state on 1st November 1966 from the Hindi - speaking regions of Punjab state. The state is located to the southeast of Punjab state. Chandigarh is the capital of both Haryana and Punjab states. Most of the population is engaged in agriculture, yielding grain, sugar, oilseeds, and cotton.

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Area 44,341 sq km
Capital Chandigarh
Language Urdu, English, Hindi

Introduction


Chandigarh Ambala Panipat Gurgaon
Ferozpur Karnal