State Facts and Overview

   
Location and Area Northern India, 50,362 Sq. Km
State Capital Chandigarh
Local Languages Punjabi, Hindi and English
Geographic Coordinates 31.1471° N, 75.3412° E
Distance from National Capital 245 Km
Border States Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir
Climate Annual temperature ranging from 5°C to 40°C (41°F to 104°F).
Major rainfall from July to September.
International Airports Mohali and Amritsar
Domestic Airports Bathinda, Ludhiana, Jalandhar & Pathankot
Rail Network 2,829 Km
Road Network 72,212 Km
Rivers Sutlej, Beas and Ravi
Literacy Rate 76.7%
Divisions 5
Districts 22
Tele-density Ranked 3rd with a tele density of 124.14%


Last Updated Date: 30-Apr-2017