Haryana is located at the northern part of India, a few kms away from the capital city of India-Delhi. Haryana is positioned between 27° 37' to 30° 35' latitude and between 74° 28' to 77° 36' longitude. Surrounded by Uttaranchal, Himachal Pradesh & Shivalik Hills on the north, Uttar Pradesh (UP) on the east, Punjab on the west and Delhi, Rajasthan and Aravalli Hills on the south, Haryana has emerged as the commercial hub of India. The altitude of Haryana ranges from 700 ft to 900 ft above the sea level. Decked with multinational companies, shopping complexes especially in Gurgaon is the prime most attracting feature of Haryana. From the total area of Haryana, 1,553 sq km is covered by forests.
Various places of Haryana
are in plains with the
Aravalli mountain range starting its westward
journey from here.
The four main geographical features of the state:
- The Yamuna-Ghaggar plain forming the largest part of the state
- The Aravalli Range in the south
- The Shivalik Hills to the northeast
- Semi-desert sandy plain to the southwest
Saraswati, Ghaggar, Tangri and Markanda originate from the Shivalik Hills, is the prominent feature of Haryana’s geography. The state can better be classified into a total of 81 cities/ towns and 6,759 villages, while the plain forms the largest part of the state.
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