Punjab is an Indian state located in the northwest of India. Punjab is the home of Sikh Religion. 60% of its population is Sikh.
- Punjab is also called land of five rivers. Five rivers are Beas, Sutlej, Ravi, Chenab and Jhelum.
- The main crops of Punjab are Wheat, Rice, and sugarcane. Punjab is the main producer of wheat in India. It is also called ‘India's bread-basket’.
- It is also famous for its folk music and dance. Bhangra, Giddha, Dhola are some famous dances of Punjab.
|Area||50,362 Sq. Km.(Rank 19th)|
|Languages||Punjabi (10th most spoken language of world), Hindi|
|Neighbor Indian States||Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir|
|Districts||22 (Amritsar, Barnala, Bathinda, Firozpur, Fazilka, Fatehgarh Sahib (Sirhind-Fategarh), Faridkot, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Pathankot, Ludhiana, Mansa, Moga, Ajitgarh, Muktsar, Patiala, Rupnagar, Sangrur, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar (Nawanshahr), Tarn Taran)|
|Symbols||Animal: Blackbuck , Bird: Northern Goshawk,Tree: Sheesham|
|Major Cities||Ludhiana, Moga, Jalandhar, Nawanshahr, Amritsar, Patiala, Ajitgarh, Bathinda.|
|Major Rivers||Beas, Sutlej, Ravi, Chenab and Jhelum|
|Festivals||Lohri, Basant, Baisakhi,Teej,|
|Major Tourist Places||Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh,Sheesh Mahal, Gurudwara Kiratpur Sahib, Gurudwara Anandpur Sahib, Wagah Border|