Capital : Chandigarh
Chandigarh is an union territory which serves as capital for two states - Punjab and Haryana.
Statehood : 1 November 1966
Area : 50,362 km2
Punjab is the 20th largest state by area.
Population : 2.7 + Crores
Based on 2011 census, population in Punjab is more than 2.7 Crores and ranks 16th position. Therefore the population density is 550 persons per square kilometer.
Language : Punjabi
Number of Districts : 22
Below are the districts in Punjab:
- Fatehgarh Sahib
- Nawanshahr (Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar)
- Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar (Mohali)
- Tarn Taran
Vehicle registration code: PB
Literacy rate : 76%
According to 2011 census, Punjab stands 14th in literacy rate.