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Desan me des Haryana, Jit doodh dahi ka khana...

In their pleasant dialect, people of Haryana proudly proclaim that their land is among the best of all! Pay a visit to Haryana and you will agree by heart with them.

The name Haryana has a distinct meaning – the Abode of God. In Sanskrit, Hari means God and ayana is home. And in this land of God, the guests are treated as God too!

Haryana is unique in many ways. The land has been referred to as 'the heaven on the earth' in an ancient Sanskrit inscription. The land has seen Indus Valley and Vedic Civilizations flourish here. Haryana has also witnessed several historical battles, including the battles at Panipat and the epic battle of Mahabharata at Kurukshetra. This also makes Haryana the land where Lord Krishna recited his Bhagavad Gita.

Come, holiday with us, and you will go back with enchanting memories for a lifetime!

Fast Facts About Haryana

Location

Haryana

Area
44212 sq. km (Census 2011)
 
Population
25,353,081 (Census 2011)
 
Capital
Chandigarh
 
Language
Haryanvi, Hindi, English
 
Religion
Hinduism, Sikhism, Islam, Christianity
 
Time
GMT +5:30
 
Currency
Indian Rupee
 
Climate
There is high temperature in summer, quite low during winter and during rain it is rather moderate. Haryana sometimes faces deficiency of rainfall.
 
Winter
November to February
 
Summer
March to June
 
Monsoon
July to October
 
Name of the Districts
Ambala, Bhiwani, Faridabad, Fatehabad, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Mahendergarh, Mewat, Palwal, Panchkula, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonepat and Yamuna Nagar.
 
Major Cities
Gurgaon, Hisar,Faridabad, Sonipat, Hisar , Panchkula.
 
Emergency Numbers
Emergency : 108
Police : 100
Fire : 101
Ambulance : 102
General Inquiry - Phone : 1500
 
Transport - Air
International : Chandigarh International Airport
 
Major Industries
Electronics, Information Technology, Auto, Agriculture.
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