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Chandigarh City Facts


Chandigarh, the 1st planned modern city of India designed by the French architect Le Corbusier serves as the capital of both Punjab and Haryana. However this beautiful city of gardens set against the backdrop of the great Siwalik mountains, neither belong to both the states. It was constituted as a union territory on 1st November, 1966 and is administered by the Government of India. The city named after the goddess of power, Chandi Devi, is divided into various sectors and has well-laid roads lined with rows of trees and beautifully planned buildings.


Area : 114 Sq.Kms
Population : 900914
Season : October - March
STD Code : 0172
Temperature : Winter - 6oc - 25oc
Summer - 20oc - 38oc
Literacy : 81.76 %