Both these cities are virtually the parts of Chandigarh and house a major population operating in Chandigarh. Chandigarh Technology Park is the city's entry gate to the world of information technology.
Chandigarh is also famous for its Rock Garden, Rose Garden, Sukhna Lake and its famous market in Sector 17.
These spots are very popular with both locals and tourists.
It also has state of the art lodging facilities to cater to the flourishing tourism industry.
The service sector, which comprises of educational institutes, consultancies, tourism industry, real estate and insurance companies, make considerable contribution to the state economy.
Chandigarh State Information
|Date of formation||19. May. 1905|
|Tourist attractions||Rock gardens, Sukhna Lake, Capitol Complex, Open-Hand monument, Rose garden.|
|Festivals||Festival of Gardens, Mango Festival, Maha Moorldi Sammelan (April Fool's Day)|
|Languages||Hindi, Punjabi, English|
|Size||114 sq. km|
|Major crops||wheat, maize, paddy|
|Factoids||Chandigarh gets its name from the Goddess Chandi.|
|French architect Le Corbusier (Charles Edourd Jeanneret) planned the city.|
Last Updated on 2 July 2013