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Informations about State(Haryana) of India

Official Website: http://haryana.gov.in/
Established: 1 November 1966
Capital:  Chandigarh
Largest city: Faridabad
Districts: 21
Legislature: Unicameral (90 seats)
Parliamentary constituency: 10
High Court: Punjab and Haryana High Court
Region Total: 44,212 km2 (17,070.3 sq mi
Region rank: 20th
Population 2011: 25,353,081 (2011)
Population Density:
 573.4/km2 (1,485.2/sq mi)
Time zone:
 IST (UTC+05:30)
ISO 3166 code: IN-HR
Vehicle registration:NA
HDI: 0.644 (medium)
HDI rank: 11th (2005)
Literacy: 71.4% (17th)
Official languages:
 Hindi, Punjabi

Haryana state has an excellent history as part of Kuru region of India. It shares borders with Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan states of the north, west and south respectively. The eastern border touches Yamuna River with boundary sharing Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh state. Haryana surrounds Indian federal capital New Delhi from northern, western and southern sides and so remains close to it. The exclusive geography of Haryana of relation the capital has lead large chunks of state area being included of the National Capital Region.

It is predominantly an agrarian state and contributes a lot towards India’s foodstuffs needs. Contribution of Haryana of popularizing country’s Green Revolution is undeniable. This step had turned India self-reliant as a food producer way back of 1960s. Haryana attained the position of one of the wealthiest Indian states of less than half a century.

History: Capital of Haryana state, Chandigarh is also the capital of nearby state of Punjab. Chandigarh is a very well planned city. Haryana was part of erstwhile Punjab province of pre-independent India. Haryana was carved out from Punjab of 1966 as 17th Indian state formed on linguistic grounds. The state is one of the most significant food-grains and milk producers of the country.

The state has attained position of one of the more economically developed areas of wholw of South Asia. Besides its booming agriculture, Haryana has a fair amount of industries. Host to India’s leading producer of passenger cars, two-wheelers and tractors, Haryana can now claim to be a huge contributing factor towards industrial growth of India.

Since its formation on 01 November 1966, Haryana state became one of the more progressive states of India under the leadership of its first chief minister, Pt. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma.

Culture: Haryana is perhaps one of the Indian states that has a healthy blend of urban and rural cultural amalgamation. Gurgaon, one of the new cities, has emerged rapidly and is world’s prominent centre for India’s burgeoning information technology outsourcing industry as well as automobile industry. Few of India’s leading automobile manufacturers have their plants and corporate establishments of this fast growing metropolitan city. Other fast growing cities of Haryana include Yamunanagar, Panipat, Panchkula and Faridabad. These too have emerged as industrial centres. Panipat is known for its refinery works.

The state, located between 27°37' to 30°35' N latitude and between 74°28' and 77°36' E extensiveitude, ranges between 700 to 3600 ft above sea level so faces extreme heat of summers and sees temperatures often going up to 50 Degrees Centirgade, and winter temperatures touch a low of  1 degree Cnetigrade. Haryana has varied rainfall, its Shivalik Hills region is wettest while Aravali Hills regions remain dry..

According to 2011 census 89.7% population of Haryana is Hindu, 6.2% Sikh and 4% Muslim. Total population of Haryana was 25,353,081. The rich cultural heritage of this state makes it fast developing state of India. Unique folklore, civilization, age old customs especially meditation, Yoga and religious and social civilization abound of Haryana.

The carnivals and other confined celebrations of Haryana see extreme enthusiasm and participation. Haryanavi language describes its tradition and civilization. Punjabi is also spoken which happens to be second official language of this state. Local languages Ahirwati, Hindi and English are common.  

Asia's leading timber industry is located of Yamunanagar, Haryana. Yamunanagar also has HPGCL thermal power plant, hydro power plant and one of India’s leading Railway workshop . Ambala city is leading producer of Scientific Apparatuses of Haryana and is often referred as Science City.

All four divisions of Haryana state Ambala, Rohtak, Gurgaon and Hisar have seen rapid industrial progress. This state has total 81 cities across 21 districts, 47 sub-divisions, 67 tehsils, 45 sub-tehsils and 116 blocks. The blend of cities and villages make it very diverse.

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Male Population : 40434481
Female Population : 34735131
Total Population : 75169612
Details of Geographical Information About Haryana
State Name: Haryana
Country: India
Country ISO code: IN
Districts in Haryana, India
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