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The state has four main geographical features: (i) The Shivalik hills in the north, source of main seasonal rivers; (ii) The Ghaggar-Yamuna plain, which is divided into two parts—the higher one called ‘Bangar’ and the lower one ‘Khadar’; (iii) A semi-desert plain, bordering the state of Rajasthan and (iv) The Aravalli Hills in the south, a dry area with uneven landscape.

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Haryana at a Glance: Land of Epic & Historic Battle Field

Haryana is the 20th state of India that came into being on 1st November 1966 and presently has 21 districts. Previously it was under Punjab. It is situated in the North Western region surrounded by Himachal Pradesh from North, Uttrakhand from North East, Rajasthan from the South, U.P and Delhi from East and Punjab from North West. Haryana has the lowest sex ration n the whole country at 877 women/ 1000 males. Faridabad is its largest city.

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Quiz on Indian and World Geography with Answers: Set 14 has published quiz on Indian and World Geography. It will improve the performance of the students.

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Quiz on Indian states and their establishment

Here you can find the quiz on Indian states and their establishment in interactive form.

Recommended for : Andhra Pradesh , Haryana , Orissa

‘इतिहास का कुरुक्षेत्र’- हरियाणा : एक नजर में

हरियाणा भारत के उत्तर - पश्चिम में स्थित भारत का एक सम्पन्न राज्य है, जिसकी राजधानी चण्डीगढ़ है | इसका गठन 1 नवम्बर, 1966 को पंजाब राज्य से अलग कर किया गया था | यह पंजाब, राजस्थान, उत्तराखण्ड, हिमाचल प्रदेश, उत्तर प्रदेश राज्यों तथा दिल्ली व चण्डीगढ़ संघशासित क्षेत्रों से घिरा हुआ है |

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भारत और विश्व भूगोल पर प्रश्नोत्तरी: Set- 20

जागरण जोश.कॉम ने भारत और विश्व भूगोल पर प्रश्नोत्तरी प्रकाशित किया है. यह छात्रों के प्रदर्शन में न केवल सुधार करेगा बल्कि उनकी मानसिक क्षमता में भी वृद्धि करेगा.

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भारत की राजनीतिक संरचना: प्रश्नोत्तरी Set- 3

जागरण जोश डाट कॉम भारत की राजनीतिक संरचना  पर प्रश्नोत्तरी प्रकाशित करता है, जो प्रतियोगी छात्रों के साथ ही साथ जागरूक पाठकों हेतु उपयोगी है.

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Archaeological Sites in India: Asigarh Fort

Asigarh Fort is located in Hansi town of Haryana, India

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Lakes: Brahma Sarovar

Brahma Sarovar lake is located in Thanesar, Haryana

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Archaeological Sites in India: Firoz Shah Palace Complex

Firoz Shah Palace Complex is located in the city of Hisar in Haryana, India.

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Archaeological Sites in India: Nahar Singh Mahal

Nahar Singh Mahal is located at Ballabhgarh in Faridabad district of Haryana.

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Canal Irrigation in India

Canal irrigation is the most important form of irrigation in India. It is cheaper.  About half of 165.97 lakh hectare land was irrigated by canals during 2008-09 from which half of irrigated land concentrated  in the Northern plain. If we calculate it statewise, then 91.72 % of irrigated area in Jammu & Kashmir, 66.24 % in Chhattisgarh, 64.7 % in Odisha, 44.28% in Haryana and 34.63 % in Andhra Pradesh is irrigated by canals. The maximum part of the total irrigated area of the country by canals is in Uttar Pradesh. Other major states where irrigation is done by canals are Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab and Bihar. There are two types- Inundation Canal and Perennial Canals.

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Delhi at a Glance: A City of National Monuments

Delhi is the capital city of India. It is historically and culturally connected to both the Upper Doab of the Yamuna-Ganges river system and the Punjab region. It is bordered by Haryana on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh to the east. It has a population of about 16.75 million, making it the second most populous city and second most populous urban agglomeration in India and 3rd largest urban area in the world.

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Fact file of Uttar Pradesh (‘’Home of Powerful Empire’’)

Uttar Pradesh is surrounded by Bihar in the East, Madhya Pradesh in the South, Rajasthan, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana in the west and Uttaranchal in the North and touches Nepal the northern borders of Uttar Pradesh. It’s the most populous state of the country. Area wise (2,36,286 km2) it is the fourth largest State of India. In sheer magnitude it is half of the area of France, seven times of Switzerland. Its capital is lucknow.

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Chandigarh at a Glance: The Beautiful City

Chandigarh is a city and a union territory in the northern part of India that serves as the capital of the states of Punjab and Haryana. As a union territory, the city is ruled directly by the Union Government and is not part of either state. The city experiences extreme climate and uneven distribution of rainfall. The roads in Chandigarh are surrounded by trees and it has the third highest forest cover in India at 8.51% following Lakshadweep and Goa.

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Administrative divisions of India: States and Union Territories

India is a union of States and Union Territories for the purposes of administration, India is divided into 29 States (Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Goa, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh) and 7 Union Territories. Delhi, the capital of India, is the largest metropolis in India.

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Rajasthan: Geography

Rajasthan is placed in the north-western division of India. It is surrounded by Pakistan in the North-West and the West. On the Northern and North-Eastern side it is bounded by the states of Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, on the Eastern and South-Eastern parts by Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh respectively and on the South-West by Gujarat. The Tropic of Cancer passes through its South tip in its Banswara district. The capital of Rajasthan is Jaipur.

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Himachal at a Glance: "Snow-laden Region"

Himachal Pradesh is (known as "Devabhoomi", the abode of the Gods) a state in Northern India. Its area is 21,495 sq mt. (55,670 km2) and is bordered by Jammu and Kashmir on the north, Punjab on the west, Haryana on the south-west, Uttarakhand on the south-east and by the Tibet Autonomous Region on the east. Himachal Pradesh is famous for its abundant natural beauty. it was founded in January 25, 1971, with capital at Shimla covers the Area 55,673 km² for population of 68.65 Lakh.

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Distribution of Rainfall

The average rainfall in India is 125 cm. The South-west monsoon constituted 75% of the total rainfall (June to September), 13% of it by north-east monsoon (October to December), 10% of it by pre monsoon cyclonic rainfall (mainly in April and May and 2% of it by western disturbances (December to February).  The western coast and North-Eastern India receive over about 400 cm of rainfall annually. However, it is less than 60 cm in western Rajasthan and adjoining parts of Gujarat, Haryana and Punjab.

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Forests in India

2. Tropical Found in places with Chhotanagpur Plateau Deciduous or rain Tall between covering east Madhya Monsoon 150 to 200 cm. Pradesh, south Bihar, west • Trees are 30 to 45 Orissa and along the metres tall. Shiwaliks in the north. • Important trees are sal, teak, shisham, sandalwood, etc. 3. Tropical Dry  Found where rainfall Maharashtra, Andhra is between 75 to Pradesh, Karnataka, Punjab, 100 cm. Haryana, Tamil Nadu, • Trees are 6 to 9 northern and western parts of metres tall. Madhya Pradesh. • Important trees are neem, shisham, babul, pipal, mango, etc.

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