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About Chandigarh


The City Beautiful - Chandigarh Come and take a plunge in nature's splendour, at The city beautiful - Chandigarh.

Chandigarh is situated amidst The Great Shivalik Ranges in North India. Chandigarh is an absolute treat equally for the adventurous at heart as to cool laid back funnivores. There are trekking, golfing, Water Sports, Religious trips. Family getaways can be easily arranged.

One can relax body and mind with lot of outdoor activities and trips to scores of nearby destinations .

But the predominant entity here is nature at its best and sights of beautiful surrounding hill stations.


Postal Code 160017 GPO
ISD Code 91
STD Code 0172
Internet Address


Longitude 760 48' E
Latitude 300 50' N
Area 114 square kms
Altitude 304 - 365 metres above MSL

Environment & Climate

Annual Rainfall 111.4 cm/yearly average
Monsoon July September
Climate Winter Min. (Nov-Jan) 4°C - 14°C
Summer Max. (April-July) 37°C - 44°C
Prevalent Winds From the South East in Summer. From the Northwest in Winter.
Air Quality Chandigarh's ambient air quality is better than that of most other cities in the world. In Chandigarh only non polluting and power driven industries are permitted.


Towns (NAC) 3 - Manimajra, Burail and Attawa
Villages 27
Population 9.5 Lacs
Urban Population 86.6%
Literacy Rate 78%