Punjab at a glance

Punjab is a state located in northern India. The capital of Punjab is Chandigarh. The state is known for its rich cultural heritage, including the famous Golden Temple in Amritsar and the Jallianwala Bagh Memorial.

Punjab is a major agricultural state, with major crops including wheat, rice, and sugarcane. The state is also known for its rich natural resources, including coal, limestone, and natural gas. The state is also an industrial state, with major industries including textiles, chemicals, and engineering. The state is also known for its rich cultural heritage, music, and traditional dances.

Here, Punjab at a glance provides important information and figures about Punjab. This is helpful for General Knowledge exams.

Punjab at a glance
Particulars Description
Capital Chandigarh
Established November 1, 1966
Largest City Ludhiana
Latitude 29"30'N to 32"32'N
Longitude 73"55'E to 76"50'E
Area Total 50,362 Sq. Km.
Districts 22
Sub-divisions 89
Blocks 147
No. of Municipal Corporations 13
Total Towns 237
Villages 13,004
Total Population (Census 2011) 2,77,43,338
Male (Census 2011) 1,46,39,465
Female (Census 2011) 1,31,03,873
Density 551 sq. km.
Literacy Rate -Total 75.84%
Literacy Rate -Male 80.44%
Literacy Rate -Female 70.73%
Highest peak Naina Devi Range (3,281 ft)
Official Language Punjabi
State Mammal Blackbuck
State Bird Baaz
State Flower Gladiolus
State Tree Sheesham
State Dance Bhangra, Giddha
Airport Amritsar, Bathinda, Ludhiana, Pathankot, Patiala
Lok Sabha Constituency 13
Rajya Sabha Seat 7
Vidhan Sabha Constituency 117