About Punjab – State Information
Punjab state is an agricultural state touching the Pakistani border in the states of India, the total population of Punjab is 2,77,43,336 and the total area is 50,362 square kilometers, the literal meaning of Punjab is five types of water. Five rivers Sutlej, Beas, Ravi, Chenab, and Jhelum flow through it. There are 22 districts in Punjab, 117 seats in Vidhan Sabha, 13 for Lok Sabha, and 7 for Rajya Sabha.
The neighboring States of Punjab
Punjab is bordered by the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir to the north, Himachal Pradesh to the northeast, Haryana to the southeast and Rajasthan to the south, its borders from southwest to northwest meet India’s neighboring country of Pakistan.
Important facts of Punjab
|Governor||Banwari Lal Purohit|
|Chief Minister||Amarinder Singh (Congress)|
|Day of establishment||1 November 1966|
|Area||50,362 sq km|
|Density||550 per sq km|
|Male Population (2011)||14,539,463|
|Female Population (2011)||13,164,773|
|Urban Population in % (2011)||37.49%|
|High Court||Punjab and Haryana High Court|
|Place in Population [in India]|
|Location in area [in India]|
|Religion||Sikh, Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Buddhist, Jain|
|Rivers||Ganga, Saryu, Alaknanda, Bhagirathi, Dhauliganga, Ramganga, Asan Barrage etc.|
|Forest and National Park||Bir Moti Bagh Wildlife Sanctuary, Harike Wildlife Sanctuary, Bir Dosanjh Wildlife Sanctuary|
|Languages||Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Gurmukhi and English|
|Neighboring states||Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan|
|State animal||black buck|
|State bird||northern goshock|
|State dance||Bhangra, Gidda|
|Net State Domestic Product (2011)||USD 69737|
|Literacy Rate (2011)||82.20%|
|Women per 1000 men||893|
|Legislative council seat||NA|
|Rajya Sabha Seats||7|
Google Map of Punjab with the Surrounding States and International Border
Food of Punjab
When we start talking about Punjab food, the first thing that comes to everyone’s mind is maize ki roti, sarso ka saag, and a glass of lassi, but is drinking the food of Punjab only, no, it is just a startup dish, its There is a huge line ahead,
Dal tadka, Missi roti, lachha paratha, potato, cabbage, radish paratha with lots of butter on them, dal makhani, gram urd mung’s mix dal and sweets, what to say if you ever go to the market You will see many types of sweets just in the name of Punjabi sweets,
The tastes of these sweets is somewhat different from its traditional sweets, Punjab is very famous for its food, the amount of pleasure in eating here is as much as pleasure. Along with this, you will also see a serving of Punjab food.
Punjab ka Rashtriya Pakshi
Punjab is a state, so it will be the state bird and not the national bird. The state bird of Punjab in English is Accipiter gentilis, which is called hawk.
State animal of punjab
Since Punjab is a state, it will be the state animal and not the national animal. Which in English is called “blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra), also known as the Indian antelope” in Hindi.