State Facts and Overview

   
Location and Area Northern India, 50,362 Sq Km
State Capital Chandigarh
Local Languages Punjabi, Hindi and English
Geographic Coordinates 29.30° N to 32.32° N and 73.55° E to 76.50° E
Distance from National Capital 250 Km
Border States Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir
Climate Annual temperature ranging from 1° to 46° Celsius. Major rainfall from July to September.
International Airports Chandigarh-Mohali and Amritsar
Domestic Airports Bathinda, Ludhiana & Pathankot
Rail Network 2,126 Km
Road Network 64,037 Km, Road density at 133 Km per 100 Sq Km is among the highest in India
Rivers Sutlej, Beas and Ravi
Power Installed Capacity 11,664 MW, Power surplus with affordable tariff
Tele-density 2nd in India by Rural Tele-density
4th in India by Tele-density