Land of Culture from Vedic Times
Map of Punjab, India
Tourist map of
This is very useful when you will travel to Punjab. You may also require to have City maps of Punjab
and Map of Punjab Road Map. Going to Punjab vacations is a most thrilling experience of Life.
Detail of Punjab at glance
Punjab means state of 5 rivers.
situated in the northwest of India
, it is bordered by Pakistan on
the west, the Indianstates of
Jammu and Kashmir on the north,
Himachal Pradesh on its northeast and
Punjab to its
Punjab state lies between the great systems of the Indus other Four rivers, the Ravi, Beas, Satluj and Ghaggar . Punjab consists mainly of Punjabis, Jats, and Rajputs.The majority of the population is Sikh, the largest minority is Hindu, and a very small percentage is Muslim, Buddhist, Christian.
70 percent of its people engaged in agriculture. Other crops include corn, rice, millet, barley, and edible seeds, together with cotton, sugarcane, potatoes, and oilseeds. manufacture of textiles, sewing machines, sporting goods, starch, fertilizers, bicycles, scientific instruments, electrical goods, and machine tools.
Major industrial towns are Bhatinda, Ludhiana, Chandigarh, Jullundur, Amritsar.
Some facts :
29’30’’ N to 32’32’’ N latitude and 73’55 E to 76’50 E longitude,
Population : Population: 243.59 Lakh for the year 2001 (Rural: 160.96 Lakh, Urban: 82.63 Lakh)
Area 19,445 square miles (50,362 square km).
Mainly Punjabi and Hindi. Many people are also fluent in English and
State Animal: Black Buck - Locally called kala hiran, the Black Buck is a graceful antelope is blessed with a striking colour and spiraled horns. The fawn’s coat is yellowish but it becomes turns black at maturity. It is found in the plains and avoid forests and hilly tracks. Mostly found in herds of 20-30, large herds may number several hundreds. With a keen eyesight and speed, it responds to alarm call by leaps and bounds.
State Bird: Baz (Eastern Goshawk)
State Tree: Shisham
Climate: Climatically the state has three major seasons.
Hot weather (April to June) when temperature rises as high as 110F.
Rainy season (July to September). Average rainfall annual ranges between 96 cms sub-mountain region and 46 cms in the plains.
Cold weather (October to March). Temperature goes down as low as 40F.
More info: http://punjabgovt.nic.in/
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