Punjab, state of India, located in the northwestern part of the India. It is the 20th-largest Indian state by area 50,362 km2 (19,445 sq mi) and 16th-largest state by population (27,743,338). the state is bordered by the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir to the north, Himachal Pradesh to the east, Haryana to the south and southeast, Rajasthan to the southwest. It is bordered by the Pakistani province of Punjab to the west.
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Punjab is a state, which is in northwest part of India. It is the most prosperous state in India. Find out more details about Punjab and districts and their borders. Punjab Map, depicts all districts, state capital and neighbouring states, district boundary, roads, national highways, rail network & state capital.
One of the states, which are located in the northwest region of India, is Punjab. Punjab shares the borders with other Indian states like Himachal Pradesh to the north as well as northeast, Haryana is located to the south and southeast, and the state of Rajasthan lies to the southwest, Chandigarh to the east and Jammu and Kashmir to the north. To the West Pakistan borders the state of Punjab. Punjab is the 20th biggest state of India. The state occupies 19,445 square miles in the total arena of India. The state is the sixteenth biggest state in terms of population. The population of the state is 30.49 million. It is estimated population. According to Unique Identification Aadhar India census, the projected population was 30,141,373 by the end of the year 2020. The capital of the state is Chandigarh. Chandigarh is also the capital for the neighboring state Haryana.
Districts of Punjab
For the administrative purpose, the state of Punjab has been divided into 22 districts. These 22 districts of Punjab have been classified geographically into Majha, Malwan Doaba, and Doaba and Poadh. They are officially divided into 5 divisions namely Patiala, Rupnagar, Jalandhar, Faridkot, and Firozepur. Each district of Punjab is governed by a District Collector. These 22 districts of Punjab further divided into 79 tehsils. Tehsils have administrative powers over their region to manage local records, maintenance and the administrative power is in the hands of Tehshidar. Among the districts of Punjab, Ludhiana is the largest district of the state by area, which covers an area of 3744 Kilometer per square. Ludhiana is also highly populated district in the state. The second smallest district of Punjab is Pathankot. After the creation of Malerkotla a new district of Punjab from Sangrur in the year 2021, Malerkotla is the smallest district by area. The district that has the highest literacy rate is Panthankot. The district of Punjab called Mansa has the least rate of literacy. The state is blessed with five rivers. Punjab produces many agricultural products. People of Punjab are very loyal, faithful and helpful.
Punjab State Information & Facts
|Name of State||Punjab|
|Coordinates||31.1471° N, 75.3412° E|
|Formed On||1 November 1956|
|Number of districts||23|
|Number of sub-districts||Tehsil - 172|
|No. of Villages as of 2001||12,729|
|Rajya Sabha Seat||7|
|Time Zone||IST (UTC+05:30)|
|Literacy Rate (%)||83.7|
|Sex Ratio (per 1000 Males)||978|
|Human Development Index - HDI (2019)||0.724|
|Highest Point||Naina Devi [Height - 1000(m) & 3281(ft)]|
|Unemployment rate (%) As of May 2021)||36.8|
|Airport||Chandigarh International Airport (Mohali), |
Sri Guru Ram Das Ji International Airport (Amritsar)
List of Districts in Punjab State, India
|S.no||District||Code||Headquarters||Population (2011)||Density (/km²)||Area (km²)|
|5||Fatehgarh Sahib||FT||Fatehgarh Sahib||599,814||508||1,180|
|16||Sri Muktsar Sahib||MU||Sri Muktsar Sahib||902,702||348||2,615|
|20||Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar||SAS||Mohali||986,147||830||1,093|
|22||Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar||NS||Nawanshahr||614,362||478||1,267|
|23||Tarn Taran||TT||Tarn Taran Sahib||1,120,070||464||2,449|