Located in the Northern part of India , Haryana is bound by Uttar Pradesh in the east, Punjab in the west, Himachal Pradesh in the north and Rajasthan in the South. The national capital territory of Delhi is next to Haryana.
Haryana is situated between the latitude 30.30° North and longitude 74.60° east. It is a small state. Most of tourists who come to India pass through Haryana, the state that surrounds Delhi on three sides, the capital of the country, and whose highways lead to Agra, Rajasthan, and Himachal Pradesh.
As they drive through, tourists are treated to the view of neat and abundant green fields, and a growing number of modern residential complexes and industrial townships. For those who want to relax for some time during the journey, there are numerous roadside resorts with which the state government has dotted all the major highways.
Haryanvis are simple, straightforward, enterprising and hard working. Preserving their old religious and social traditions, they celebrate their festivals with traditional fervors. The region has its popular folklores, folksongs and musical instruments. The women are devoted and diligent and assist their men-folk on the farms.
The people have simple food habits. Essentially Haryana is an agricultural state; Haryana also has its industries that produce tractors, bicycles and sanitary ware. Panipat is its textile center where cotton fabrics and carpets are produced. For tourists, the state has created a number of parks and lakes that add a little charm to the overall green scenery.
Area: 44,212 sq km.
Language: Haryanvi, Hindi, English.