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  2. Chandigarh - Wikipedia

    Chandigarh ( / ˌtʃʌndɪˈɡɑːr /) is a union territory and planned city in northern India, serving as the shared capital of the surrounding states, namely Punjab to the north, west and the south, and Haryana to the east.

  3. Chandigarh | History, Population, Map, & Facts | Britannica

    Chandigarh, city and union territory of India. It is situated on the Indo-Gangetic Plain a short distance southwest of the Siwalik Range, between the Sukhna and Patiali rivers. The land is a flat and fertile tract of alluvial soils, and its rural farmland produces such crops as wheat, corn, and rice.

  4. Chandigarh, India 2023: Best Places to Visit - Tripadvisor

    As the capital of both Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh is a principal northern city with a strong postcolonial identity. Blending modernist architecture with central-European chic and traditional culture, this green metropolis draws visitors in with its landscaped gardens, thought-provoking museums, and rich history.

  5. Chandigarh travel - Lonely Planet | India, Asia

    Chandigarh At the epicentre of Le Corbusier’s planned city are the imposing concrete High Court, Secretariat and Vidhan Sabha, shared by the states of Punjab and… View more attractions

  6. Chandigarh is the best-planned city in India, with architecture which is world-renowned, and a quality of life, which is unparalleled. As the capital of the states of Punjab and Haryana, and the Union Territory of Chandigarh it is a prestigious city.

  7. GENERAL INFORMATION | Chandigarh, The official website of the ...

    Chandigarh, the dream city of India's first Prime Minister, Sh. Jawahar Lal Nehru, was planned by the famous French architect Le Corbusier. Picturesquely located at the foothills of Shivaliks, it is known as one of the best experiments in urban planning and modern architecture in the twentieth century in India.

  8. Chandigarh summary | Britannica

    Chandigarh , City and union territory, joint capital of Haryana and Punjab states, northern India. Area: union territory, 44 sq mi (114 sq km). Population: union territory, (2011) 1,054,686; city, 1,025,682. The territory is situated on the border between the two states.