Haryana is one of the state in India, It is located in northern part of the country. It was carved out of the former state of East Punjab on 1 November 1966 on linguistic as well as on cultural basis. Chandigarh is the state capital city, And it is also the capital of the neighboring state of Punjab.
The state shares its boundaries with Rajasthan in the south and west, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab in the north, and the territory of Delhi in the east. The state has major rivers, they are Yamuna, Sarasvati, Ghaggar, Markanda, and the Tangri river.
Official languages in Haryana are Hindi and English. When it comes to spoken languages, people mainly speak Haryanvi, Hindi and Punjabi. Point to be noted here is, Haryanvi is not a language; it’s just a dialect of Hindi. And Haryanvi too varies as you move along districts.
Area and Population of Haryana
The total area of the state is 44,212 km2 which makes it the 20th biggest state in India by area. As laid down by the census performed in 2011, the population of the state is 27,761,063, making it the 16th most populated state in India. The density of population in Haryana is 1,485.212/sq miles or 573.443/km2.
Haryana State Symbols
Haryana State Government have revealed four symbols to be used in acceptable places and acceptable occasions to represent the state. These symbols the image of the state categorical its policy, tell concerning its wealth and virtues within the terms of Animal, Bird, Flower and Tree.
Haryana State Animal
Scientific Name: Antilope cervicapra
Haryana State Bird
Scientific Name: Francolinus francolinus
Haryana State Flower
Scientific Name: Nelumbo nucifera
Haryana State Tree
Scientific Name: Ficus religiosa