Chandigarh is the capital of the states of Punjab and Haryana, and the Union Territory of Chandigarh it is a prestigious city.Chandigarh is the first `planned' city of India and covers an area of 56 sq. km.Chandigarh is designed by Le Corbusier. It was built in 1953. The city tops the list of Indian States and Union Territories with the highest per capita income in the country. Chandigarh is located near the foothills of the Shivalik range of the Himalayas in Northwest India.
Chandigarh is very neat & clean city. There are many things to see in the Chandigarh such as Rose Garden, Sector 17(Markets), Sukhna Lake and Rock Garden. Sukhna lake, Rock Garden and Rose garden is also a very famous in the Chandigarh. Rose garden is situated in Chandigarh Sector 16. In the garden grass is lush-green throughout, the flower-beds are always in bloom with the seasonal flowers and the small fountain in the center which is always working.
Chandigarh is often called a “Pensioner's Paradise”. There are about 15 medium to large industrial including two in the Public sector. In addition Chandigarh has over 2500 units are registered under small scale sector. The important industries are paper manufacturing, basic metals and alloys and machinery. Chandigarh is known for its quality school education.
Chandigarh is well connected by road. The two main National Highways (NH) connecting Chandigarh with the rest of the country are: NH 22 (Ambala - Kalka - Shimla - Kinnaur) and NH 21 (Chandigarh - Leh).
Chandigarh has a railway station located about 10 km. away from the ISBT. Regular train connections are available to the national capital New Delhi and to some other junctions like Ambala, Amritsar, Bhiwani, Chennai, Howrah, Kalka, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna, Sri Ganganagar and Trivandrum.
Chandigarh City Guide, Chandigarh India, Punjab. Chandigarh city. Chandigarh India. Chandigarh Tourism. Chandigarh City Guide. The name translates to English as "The Fort of Chandi". The name was coined from an ancient temple called Chandi Mandir, devoted to the Hindu Goddess Chandi, present in the city's vicinity.