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Haryana at a Glance

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Established 1st November 1966
Area 44,212 sq km
Capital Chandigarh
Largest city Faridabad
Legislature (seats) Unicameral (90)
Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar(BJP)
Official language Hindi, Punjabi
Population 21,082,989 (2001 Census)
Literacy 71.4%
Rainfall 80% of the rainfall occurs in the monsoon season (July–September)/td>
Temperature Summer: upto 50 deg Celsius
Winter: down to a low of 1 deg Celsius
Major Rivers Yamuna, Sarasvati, Ghaggar, Markanda.
Major Crops wheat, rice, sugarcane, cotton, oilseeds, pulses, barley, maize, millet etc.
Major Manufacturing cars, motorcycles, tractors, sanitary ware, glass container industry, gas stoves and scientific instruments.
Large scale Industries Orient Paper & Industries, JCB India Limited, Nirigemes, Agri Machinery Group (Escorts Limited), India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd., Whirlpool, ABB Group, Goodyear Tyres and Knorr Bremse India Pvt. Ltd.
IT Industries Tata Consultancy Services, IBM, NIIT, Hewitt Associates, Dell, Convergys, United Healthcare and The Boston Consulting Group
National Highway The 32 lane toll gate at National Highway 8 in Gurgaon is the largest in Asia and third largest in the world
(21 Districts
& 4 Divisions)
Ambala Division, Rohtak Division, Gurgaon Division and Hisar Division.