The state of Punjab has as many as 22 districts. The largest district in Punjab in terms of area is Firozepur covering an area of 5865 sq km and Nawan Shehar with an area of 1258 sq km is the smallest district in the state of Punjab. The district map of Punjab will aid you to understand the city in a better way and improve your knowledge of the geography of Punjab.
The other districts of Punjab are Amritsar where the Golden temple is located, Barnala, Bathinda, Firozpur, Fatehgarh Sahib, Faridkot, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, kapurthala, Ludhiana, Mansa, Moga, Mohali, Muktsar, Patiala, Pathankot, Rupnagar, Sangrur, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar and Tarn Taran.
Punjab is divided into three regions namely Malwa, Majha and Doaba. Malwa region of Punjab covers as many as 11 districts. The major districts under this region are Ludhiana, Bhatinda, Mohali, Sangrur and Patiala. Districts like Amritsar, Pathankot, Gurdaspur and Tarn Taran constitute the Majha District of Punjab. Doaba region of Punjab include districts like Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur, Nawanshahar and Kapurthala.
Punjab State Information
|Date of formation||26. Jan. 1950|
|Chief Minister||Parkash Singh Badal|
|Tourist attractions||Golden Temple, Jallianwalla Bagh, Rock Garden, Leisure Valley|
|Festivals||Lohri, Baisakhi, Gurpurab|
|Major dance and music forms||Bhangra dance and music|
|Arts and crafts||Phulkari or flower embroidery; wood inlay of Hoshiarpur on black shisham wood.|
|Size||50,362 sq. km|
|Rivers||Beas, Sutlej, Ravi,|
|Forests and wildlife sanctuaries||Bir Moti Bagh, Bir Bhunderhari, Bir Dosanjh|
|State bird||Eastern goshawk|
|Major crops||Wheat, gram, barley, oil seeds|
|Factoids||Sikhism, founded by Guru Nanak, is a dominant religion in Punjab. The word Sikh' means a 'learner'.|
|The first person to give Punjab its independence was Banda Singh Bahadur.|
Last Updated on : 27/07/2013