The Kurukshetra district of Haryana
was established in the year 1973 and has its head quarters at the historic town of Kurukshetra. The district is located north eastern part of the state, lying between 29° 52' and 30°12' North latitudes and 76° 25' to 77° 04' East longitudes.
The total area of Kurukshetra district is 1,68,253 hectares and has a population of 8,25,454.
It is one of the agriculturally prosperous districts of the state with wheat and sugarcane being the main crops. The industrial sector of the district is also greatly influenced by agriculture.
Kurukshetra is blessed with numerous places of interest namely Kurukshetra tank, Arnai temple, Baan Ganga and many more.
|Facts of Kurukshetra District|
|Density (/km2) ||630|
|Tehsils ||Pehowa, Shahbad, Thanesar|
|Lok Sabha Constituencies ||Kurukshetra|
|Assembly Constituencies ||Ladwa, Shahbad (SC), Thanesar, Pehowa|
|Languages ||Hindi, Punjabi|
|Travel Destinations ||Braham Sarovar, Jyotisar The Birth Place of Gita, Sannehit Sarovar, Saraswati Tirath, Shakti Peeth Bhadar Kali Mandir, Sthaneshwar Mahadev Mandir, Arunai Temple, Bhisham Kund, Sri Krishna Museum, Kurukshetra Panorama & Science Centre, Kalpna Chawla Planetarium, Shekh Chehlli Tomb, Dharohar Haryana Museum, OP. Jindal Park , Markandeshwar Mandir, Birla Mandir, Pipli - Mini Zoo, Bhor Saidan Crocodile Farm, Gurudwara 6th Patshahi, Gurdwara Mastgarh, Gurdwara Baoli Sahib etc.|
|Government Colleges/Universities ||Kurukshetra University, Govt. College (Bherian) etc.|