Chandigarh had a population of 10,54,686 with males constitute of 5,80,282 and females are 4,74,404 as per census taken in 2011. The Chandigarh city area is 114 square km with the altitute of 350 meters. Spoken Languages in chandigarh is Punjabi and Hindi. The average weather from april to october is around 31-35 degrees centigrade, and from November to March is around 20-25 which can go below upt 5 degrees centigrade. The Population Density of Chandigarh is 9,252 per sq km. The Literacy rate 86.43% and male literacy with 90.5% and female with 81.38%.
Bird Sanctuary in the Chandigarh city is home to variety species of Birds. Chandigarh has got a rich industrial area base, Major industries are automotive, pharma, food and alloy machinery.
Official site of the city Chandigarh Administration and punjab and haryana capitals, with information about planning and government body details can be found at chandigarh.gov.in.
|NO. OF DISTRICTS CHANDIGARH||1|
|AREA OF CHANDIGARH||114 sq.km|
|DECADAL POPULATION GROWTH 2001-2011||PERCENTAGE|
|DENSITY OF POPULATION (per Sq.km.)||9,252|
|SEX RATIO (females per 1000 males)||818|
|POPULATION IN THE AGE GROUP OF 0-6|
|LITERATES ABSOLUTE LITERACY RATE|
Punjay and Haryana State Division
From 1952 to 1966 (this is the year Haryana was carved out of Punjab) Chandigarh was the capital of Punjab. Citizens of the chandigarh city were represented in the state's Legislative Assembly. While Punjab had remained undivided, Chandigarh, like other large cities of India, fitted into the larger framework of the state administration. When Punjab was divided, both Punjab and Haryana claimed the new city for its capital.