Punjab

General Information:

Area : 50,360 sq km.

Capital : Chandigarh

Languages : Punjabi, Hindi & English.

Religion : Hindus, Sikhs, others.

Population : 20,735,000

Temperature : Max 43.33°C in Summer.Min 4.44°C in Winter.

Rainfall : 770 mm.

Best Season : October To March.

Introduction:

The first impression of Punjab one gets is that of a land pulsating with prosperity. The plains of Punjab, with their fertile soil and abundant water supply, are naturally suited to be the breadbasket for India. The land of Punjab is a land of exciting culture, myriad images of swaying emerald green fields and hearty people whose robust rustic ways of camaraderie and bonhomie are very much a part of their heritage.The people of the state are hard working and take life as it comes. Music and dance is in their blood and that is reflected in the Bhangra beats that are famous all over the world today. Punjab is bounded on the west by Pakistan, on the north by Jammu and Kashmir, on the northeast by Himachal Pradesh and on the south by Haryana and Rajasthan. Ravi, Sutlej, Beas, and Ghaggar flow towards the southeast crossing the entire stateThe southeast region of the state is semi-arid and graduallypresents a desert landscape. A belt of undulating hills extends along the northeastern part of the state at the foot of the Himalayas. The state has three major seasons i.e. summer, monsoon, and winter. Summer remains in the state from April to June. Monsoon touches this state in the month of July and remain in action till September. Most of the rainfall in the state occurs during this season only. Even though most of the state under cultivation, there are few sanctuaries, gardens, Hari-ke-pattan National Wetland and Wildlife Sanctuary at Amritsar, also visit to Kanjli Wetland, Ropar Zoological Park, Chhatbir, Bansar Garden, Sangrur, Aam Khas Bagh, Sirhind, Ram Bagh Garden, and other cities in Punjab are Kapurthala, Patiala and Ludhiana.

Getting There:

Air: Chandigarh and Amritsar both have airports are connected to other cities in India.

Rail: Punjab is linked to the other parts of the country.

Road: The state is connected through State Highway connect major cities to the state capital & NH 1, 1A, 15, 19, 20, 21.

Tourist Attraction:

Travel Spot: Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Patiala, Wagah, Golden Temple, Ludhiana, Ropar.

Other:
Fair & Festival

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