Punjab Map

Map of Punjab Pathankot Gurdaspur Kapurthala Amritsar Tarn Taran Firozpur Fazilka Sri Muktsar Fridkot Bathinda Moga Hoshiarpur Kapurthala Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar Rupnagar Ludhiana Barnala Patiala Fatehgarh Sahib S.A.S. Nagar Mansa HARYANA HIMACHAL PRADESH JAMMU & KASHMIR RAJASTHAN PAKISTAN CHANDIGARH Jalandhar Malerkotla Sangrur
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Punjab lies in the northwestern corner of the country. It shares its border with the Indian union territories of Jammu and Kashmir to the north, Chandigarh to the east, Himachal Pradesh to the north and northeast, Haryana to the south and southeast, and Rajasthan to the southwest. It touches an international border by Punjab, a province of Pakistan in the west.

The city of Chandigarh is the administrative capital of Punjab. Agriculture is the main occupation of the people, and it is 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 23 districts. Ferozepur is the largest district. The district map of Punjab will help 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, Ferozepur, Fatehgarh Sahib, Faridkot, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Ludhiana, Mansa, Moga, Mohali, Muktsar, Patiala, Pathankot, Rupnagar, Sangrur, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar, Tarn Taran and new addition to this list of district is Malerkotla. It was announced as a new district in 2021.

Punjab has three regions named Malwa, Majha, and Doaba. Malwa region covers as many as 11 districts. Significant districts come under this region: Ludhiana, Rupnagar, Patiala, Sangrur, Bathinda, Mansa, Firozpur, Fazilka, Rajpura, Moga, and Ajitgarh. Malwa is also famous for cotton farming. Districts like Amritsar, Gurdaspur, and Tarn Taran constitute the Majha dstricts of Punjab. Doaba region of Punjab includes districts like Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur, Nawanshahr, and Kapurthala.

Tourist Attractions in Punjab

There are several tourist attractions in the state of Punjab. However, all of these have been lying in different cities. A few of them are being 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 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 Highways are well-maintained in the state. Therefore, you can either travel to the state in your car or hiring a vehicle or boarding a bus. There is no dearth of options that start from deluxe air-conditioned to ordinary buses.

Punjab State Information

Date of formation1 November 1966
GovernorBanwarilal Purohit
Chief MinisterBhagwant Mann
Tourist attractionsGolden Temple, Jallianwalla Bagh, Rock Garden, and so on.
FestivalsLohri, Baisakhi, Gurpurab
Major dance and music formsBhangra and Gidda
Arts and craftsPhulkari or flower embroidery; wood inlay of Hoshiarpur on black shisham wood.
Size50,362 km2 (19,445 sq mi)
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 District23

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Last Updated on: February 06, 2023