Punjab Map

Map of Punjab Patiala City Map Jalandhar City Map Ludhina City Map Amritsar City Map Pathankot Gurdaspur Amritsar Tarn Taran Kapurthala Kapurthala Hoshiarpur S.B.S Nagar Jalandhar Ludhiana Rupnagar S.A.S Nagar Fatehgarh Sahib Patiala Sangrur Barnala Mansa Bhatinda Moga Firozpur Faridkot Muktsar Fazilka CHANDIGARH HIMACHAL PRADESH HARYANA RAJASTHAN JAMMU AND  KASHMIR PAKISTAN
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Punjab is situated in the northwestern corner of the country. It is bound on the north by the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, on the east by Himachal Pradesh and the Union Territory of Chandigarh, on the south by Haryana and Rajasthan, and on the west by Pakistan.

The city of Chandigarh is the administrative capital of Punjab. Agriculture is the main occupation of the people of Punjab and forms the backbone of the state economy. The principal industries include the manufacture of textiles, sewing machines, sporting goods, starch, fertilizers, bicycles, scientific instruments, electrical goods, and machine tools, and the processing of sugar and pine oil. Punjab is one of the most prosperous states in the country. It is also known as the home of Sikhism.

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 state 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.

Tourist Attractions in Punjab



There are a number of tourist attractions in the state of Punjab. However, all of these are located in different cities of the state. A few of them are mentioned herein below:
  • Golden Temple (Amritsar)
  • Rock Garden (Chandigarh)
  • Shaheed-E-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh Museum (Jalandhar)
  • Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum (Ludhiana)
  • Bir Moti Bagh Sanctuary (Patiala)
  • Bhatinda Zoological Park (Bhatinda)
  • Nurpur Fort (Pathankot)
  • The Jagatjit Palace (Kapurthala)

When to Visit Punjab



The best time to visit this state is between October to March. You will be able to enjoy pleasant weather in these months of the year.

How to Reach Punjab



By Air: The two main airports in Punjab are in Amritsar and Ludhiana, which are well-connected to Delhi.

By Rail: You will easily get trains from Chandigarh and Amritsar which run till Delhi, and then you will get connecting trains that connect to almost all the cities of the country.

By Road: The national as well as state highways are well-maintained in the state. Therefore, you can either travel to state by your own car or hiring a vehicle or boarding a bus. There are options that start from deluxe air-conditioned to ordinary buses.

Punjab State Information

CapitalChandigarh
Date of formation1 November 1966
GovernorV P Singh Badnore
Chief MinisterCaptain Amarinder Singh
Tourist attractionsGolden Temple, Jallianwalla Bagh, Rock Garden, Leisure Valley
FestivalsLohri, Baisakhi, Gurpurab
Major dance and music formsBhangra and Gidda
Arts and craftsPhulkari or flower embroidery; wood inlay of Hoshiarpur on black shisham wood.
LanguagesPunjabi
Size50,362 sq. km
Population (Census 2011)27,704,236
RiversBeas, Sutlej, Ravi,
Forests and wildlife sanctuariesBir Moti Bagh, Bir Bhunderhari, Bir Dosanjh
State animalBlackbuck
State birdBaaz (Accipiter gentilis)
State treeShisham
Major cropsWheat, gram, barley, oil seeds
FactoidsSikhism, 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.
No. of District22


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Last Updated on : May 18, 2018





     


     

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