About Haryana

Haryana was constituted on 1 November 1966 as a separate state out of Punjab. Haryana located in the northern part of the country. Haryana is one of the outs of 29 states in India. Chandigarh is the state capital of Haryana. Chandigarh is famous for its modernist buildings and grid designed by Le Corbusier a Swiss architect.

Country NameIndia
Statehood1 November 1966
Area44,212 Sq Km
CapitalChandigarh
Tehsil in Haryana93
Cities & Towns140
Local LanguageHaryanvi
Official LanguageHindi, English
Haryana High CourtPunjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh
Haryana Lok Sabha Seats10
Rajya Sabha Seats in Haryana5
Vidhan Sabha Seats in Haryana90
Governor of HaryanaSatyadev Narayan Arya
Chief Minister of HaryanaManohar Lal Khattar

Why is Haryana called Haryana?

  • The name of Haryana has taken from the two Sanskrit words, one of ‘Hari (Bhagwan)’ and ‘Ayana (home) Bhagwan ka Nivaas.

Why do we celebrate Haryana day?

  • Haryana day is celebrated on 1st November of every year because this day, Haryana was separate out of Punjab in 1966.

How many districts are there in Haryana?

  • 22 districts

How many villages are there in Haryana?

  • 6841

Which is the biggest village in Haryana State?

  • Sisai Kali Rawan

Who is the state animal of Haryana?

  • Blackbuck

Who is the state animal of Haryana?

  • Black Francolin

What is the national flower of Haryana?

  • Lotus

What is the national tree of Haryana?

  • Peepal

What is the occupation of Haryana?

  • Agriculture

What is the religion of Haryana?

  • Hindu is the majority in the state of Haryana.

What is the language spoken in Haryana?

  • Haryanvi

How many states touch Haryana?

  • Rajasthan, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, and Himachal Pradesh.
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