state of India

Haryana is a state in the northern Plains region of India.

Haryana on map of India


Map of Haryana

  Ambala Division
in the north of the state
  Gurgaon Division
in the south of the state
  Hisar Division
in the west of the state
  Rohtak Division
in the east of the state


Here are nine of the most notable cities.

  • 1 Ambala — essentially a twin city consisting of Ambala Cantonment and Ambala City
  • 2 Faridabad — the largest city, just south of Delhi
  • 3 Gurgaon — Delhi's burgeoning shopping and IT suburb
  • 4 Hisar — an important centre of education and steel production
  • 5 Karnal — anciently known as Angpradesh, the City of Karna
  • 6 Kurukshetra — holy city of Srimad Bhagwat Gita
  • 7 Rohtak — a city with a very old historical background
  • 8 Sonipat — ancient city known as Swarnaprastha
  • 9 Panipat — an ancient and historic city that is sometimes called The City of Weaver, also site of many battles

Other destinationsEdit

  • 1 Kalesar National Park, Haryana — home to the red jungle fowl and other bird species, this has become a bird-watcher's destination.
  • 2 Morni — a town in the Morni Hills


Haryana is a Hindu-dominated state that split off from largely Sikh Punjab in 1966. Haryana surrounds Delhi on three sides and is dominated by that city's suburban and commercial sprawl. The remainder of the state is largely agrarian, with few attractions to slow down the passing tourist.

Get inEdit

By planeEdit

Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi is the closest airport. There are no airports with passenger service in Haryana.

Get aroundEdit




Typical dishes include kadhi pakora, besan masala roti, bajra aloo roti, churma, kheer, bathua raita, methi gajar, singri ki sabzi, and tamatar chutney.


Lassi and sherbet are two popular non-alcoholic beverages in Haryana.

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