Panipat - A district famous in India by the name of City of weaves or city of handloom.
District Panipat has a very glorious place in the history of India. It is said that, at the time of battle of Mahabharata, the five villages which were demanded by the Pandavas from Duryodhana, "Panipat" was also one of them. Later on it was christened as Panipat. This district, which is situated 90 kms. from Delhi (National Highway No.-1) on SherShah Suri Marg has a significant importance in the history. Three major battles were fought here, which lend Indian history a new look. The year-wise details of three battles.
||Ibrahim Lodhi & Babar
||Base of Mugal Samrajya
||Akbar Mahan & Hemu of Rewari
||Strong base of Mugal Samrajya
||Ahmad Shah Abadali & Sardar Sada Shiv Bhau
||Defeat of Maratha
Panipat city is famous in India by the name of "City of Weavers". Panipat District has a significant place in international market for "handloom production". Darri, carpet mat, table cover, bed sheet, bed cover, curtain etc. are exported to Canada, Japan, Germany & Australia.
In addition to the above, Panipat city is the biggest centre of "Shoddy Yarn" in the world. The sub division, Samalkha of this district, is famous for the Foundry of Agriculture iInstruments. In this way, this district, which is continously developing on the base of industry, has unlimited employment opportunities to offer. Not only from Haryana but businessman, engineer, weavers and labourers from other states of India visit here in search of employment and settle here permanently.
Location: Panipat district is situated on the banks of the river Yamuna. This district is bordered by Karnal, Sonipat, Jind and Kaithal and the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Linking Roads: Panipat is 90 kms. North of Delhi located on the National Highway No. 1
Postal Code: 132103 | Longitude: 76° 58' East | Latitude: 29° 23' North | Area: 1,754 sq kms. | Altitude: 219 m | Population: 9,67,449 (On the basis of 2001 Census) | STD Code: 0180 | Winter : 4.4° C | Summer: 42.4° C | Villages: 198 | Language: Hindi, English | Best season to visit: Oct-Mar.