Haryana

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Haryana

हरियाणा
State of India
Location of Haryana in the Republic of India
Location of Haryana in the Republic of India
Map of Haryana
Map of Haryana
Country India
ZoneNorthern
Established1 November 1966
CapitalChandigarh
Largest cityFaridabad
Biggest districtsirsa
Districts22
Government
 • BodyHaryana Legislative Assembly
 • Governorsatyadev narayan arya
 • Chief Ministermanohar lal khatter (BJP)
 • LegislatureUnicameral (90 seats)
 • Lok Sabha constituencies10
 • Rajya Sabha constituencies5
Area
 • State of India44,212 km2 (17,070 sq mi)
Area rank20
 • Area under forest1,684 km2 (650 sq mi)
 • Net sown area3,550 km2 (1,370 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • State of India25,353,081
 • Rank17
 • Density573/km2 (1,480/sq mi)
 • Density rank11
 • Urban
8,821,588
 • Rural
16,531,493
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, Punjabi[1]
 • RegionalHaryanvi
State symbols
 • BirdBlack Francolin
 • AnimalBlackbuck
 • FlowerLotus
 • TreePeepal
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-HR
Vehicle registrationHR-xx
HDIIncrease 0.644 (medium)
HDI rank17th (2011)
Literacy76.64 %
Sex ratio877
Life expectancy66.2
GDPINR3,093.26 billion (2011–12)
GDP per capitaINR109,227 (2011–12)
Growth rate8.1 %
Websitewww.haryana.gov.in

Haryana (Doabi: ਹਰਿਆਣਾ, ਇੰਡੀਆ) is a state in the Republic of India. It is the birthplace of Hinduism. The main language spoken in the area is Haryanvi. The area is 17,122 square miles (44,350 km2). It is larger than Denmark but smaller than Estonia. In traditional Indian geography it falls under the North Indian zone.

Provincial symbols of Haryana[change | change source]

Sources[change | change source]

  1. "Punjabi gets second language status in Haryana". Zee News. 28 January 2010. Retrieved 27 May 2010.