HARYANA: PLACES TO VISIT

Haryana state is in the northwest corner of India; it is bordered in the north by Himachal Pradesh, on the northwest by Punjab, Rajasthan on the southwest and Uttar Pradesh on the east.

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Map of Haryana and the Locator Map

HARYANA STATS:

Total Area: 44,212 Sq. Km (17,070 Sq. Mi) Rank: 20th
POPULATION (2011): 25,353,081 Rank: 16th
CAPITAL CITY: Chandigarh  
LARGEST CITY: Faridabad  
LITERACY RATE: 76.64%
HDI: 0.644 Rank: 17th
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: Hindi, Punjabi  
Official Website: www.haryana.gov.in  

 

HARYANA PEOPLE:

Women in traditional attire
Women in traditional attire
Men in traditional attire
Men in traditional attire

 

Women performing a folk dance
Women performing a folk dance

 

 

SOME PLACES OF INTEREST:

Sai Mandir Rohtak
Sai Mandir Rohtak
Haryana State Assembly Building
Haryana State Assembly Building

 

Surajkund Crafts Mela
Surajkund Crafts Mela

 

 

Yadavindra Garden, Pinjore
Yadavindra Garden, Pinjore

 

Yagya Shala Temple Complex
Yagya Shala Temple Complex

 

STATE SYMBOLS: (COURTESY WIKIPEDIA)

State animal Black Buck Antelope (Antilope cervicapra) black buck antelope
State bird Black Francolin (Francolinus francolinus) black francolin
State flower Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) lotus
State tree Pipal (Ficus religiosa) pipal


TOURIST INFORMATION:

HARYANA GOVT. OFFICIAL WEBSITE: www.Haryana.gov.in
www.haryanatourism.gov.in
HARYANA TOURISM CORP. LTD
SCO 17-19, SECTOR 17-B
CHANDIGARH-160017
PHONE: +91-0172-2702955-57
FAX: -+91-0172-2703185, 2702783
Email: haryanatourism@gmail.com