Punjab state map:

Punjab state capital city is Chandigarh. The total area of the state is 50,362 Km.Sq. According to recent census the total population of the state was 2,43,58999 among them male population is 1,29,85045 and female population is 1,13,73954. Sex ratio of the state is 863 females per 1000 males and literacy rate is 77 %.

Punjab state vehicle registration code is PB.

Chief Minister of the state is Parkash Singh Badal and Governor is Kaptan Singh Solanki.

Quick Facts:

State Punjab
Meaning of Punjab Land of five rivers
Country India
Time Zone IST (UTC+05:30)
State Formation Day 15-Aug-47
Capital City Chandigarh
People of the state called as Punjabi
Area 50,362 Km.sq
Population 2,43,58999
Male Population 1,29,85045
Female Population 1,13,73954
Females per 1000 Males 863
Literacy Rate 77 %
State Vehicle Registration Code PB
Languages Punjabi, Hindi
No. of districts 22
Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal
Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki
Assembly Constituencies 117
Parliamentary Constituencies 13
State Animal Blackbuck
State Flower Lilium candidum
State Bird Northern Goshawk
State Tree Indian Rosewood
Important Festivals of the state:

Baba Bakala, Baisakhi, Guru Nanak Dev Sahib Birthday, Chhapaar Mela, Dera Baba Nanak, Gurudwara Fatehgarh Sahib Jor Mela, Gurudwara Manji Sahib Alamgir, Gurudwara Nanaksar Jagraon, Gurudwara Thumb Sahib of Maghi,Kartarpur, Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti, Guru Gobind Singhs Birthday, Harballabh Sangeet Sammelan, Hola Mohalla, Lohri Festival, Ludhiana Jarag Mela, Martyr's Day, Prof. Mohan Singh Mela,Ludhiana, Mukatsar Maghi Fair, Rauza Sharif of Sirhind,Fatehgarh Sahib, Rose Festival in Chandigarh, Kila Raipur Sports Festival, Guru Ram Das Jayanti, Sri Guru Granth Sahib, Baba Sodal Mela are the major festivals celebrated in Punjab state.

Top tourist places in Punjab:

Harmandir Sahib (Amritsar), Akal Takht, Jallianwala Bagh, Tarn Taran Sahib, Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib, Rangla Punjab Haveli, Kali Temple (Patiala), Khalsa College, Devi Talab Mandir Temple (Jalandhar), Goindwal Sahib, Mandir Mata Lal Devi, Gurudwara Nanaksar Jagroan, Virasat E Khalsa, Takht Sri Damdama Sahib, Ranjit Sagar Dam, Bathinda Lake, Takhat Sri Keshgarh Sahib, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, Baradari Garden, Rose Garden, Dukh Bhanjani Ber Tree, Gurdwara Baba Bakala, Bathinda Fort, Wonderland Theme Park, Alpha One Mall are the major tourist attractions of the state.

Agriculture:

wheat, rice, cotton, sugarcane, pearl millet, maize, barley, wheat, rice, maize, sugarcane, bajra and jowar. are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the state.

Important Rivers of the state:

Sutlej, Beas, Ravi, Chenab and Jhelum are the major rivers that flow in Punjab.

Punjab Cuisine:

Aloo Amritsari, Jeera Rice, Lobhia, Maharani Dal, Mooli Parantha, Aloo Ke Masaledar Lacche, Bhindi Anardana, Palakwali Dal, Kadhi Chawal, Punjabi Kadhi, Rajma, Sarsoon Ka Saag, Subji Pulao, Sukhi Chana Daal, Dhabey Di Dal, Gur Poli, Hariyali Tikki, Karela Masaledar, Lobhia Masala, Rajma Chawal, Karah Prashad, Lassi Patiala, Khoya Matar, Lehsuni, Tikki, Makai Ki Roti, Masala Chop, Achari Mutton, Chicken Kofta In Walnut Gravy, Chicken Makhani, Murg Makkai, Palak Gosht, Patther Kabab, Chicken Methi, Dhabe Da Meat, Lassi, Rice Kheer, Jalebi, Malpua, Rabri, Sewaiyyan, Gulab Jamun, Zarda, Firnee, Gaajar Halwa, Sooji Halwa are few of the many varieties of Punjab.

Demographics:

Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jammu and kashmir and Rajasthan are the neighbouring states of Punjab.

Districts in the state and their information is given below.

District Population Male Female
Amritsar 2490891 1322088 1168803
Barnala 596294 317848 278446
Bathinda 1388859 744875 643984
Faridkot 618008 327121 290887
Fatehgarh Sahib 599814 320603 279211
Firozpur 2026831 1070812 956019
Gurdaspur 2299026 1212995 1086031
Hoshiarpur 1582793 806921 775872
Jalandhar 2181753 1140536 1041217
Kapurthala 817668 427659 390009
Ludhiana 3487882 1866203 1621679
Mansa 768808 408921 359887
Moga 992289 524289 468000
Muktsar 902702 476300 426402
Patiala 1892282 1002112 890170
Rupnagar 683349 357265 326084
Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar 986147 524989 461158
Sangrur 1654408 878628 775780
Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar 614362 314415 299947
Tarn Taran 1120070 590239 529831
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 140
2 Andhra Bank 62
3 Axis Bank 285
4 Bank Of Baroda 103
5 Bank Of India 158
6 Bank Of Maharashtra 29
7 Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited 2
8 Canara Bank 195
9 Capital Local Area Bank Limited 40
10 Catholic Syrian Bank Limited 3
11 Central Bank Of India 151
12 Citi Bank 2
13 City Union Bank Limited 3
14 Corporation Bank 83
15 DCB Bank Limited 8
16 Dena Bank 42
17 Deustche Bank 1
18 Dhanalakshmi Bank 2
19 Federal Bank 31
20 HDFC Bank 446
21 HSBC Bank 1
22 ICICI Bank Limited 212
23 IDBI Bank 75
24 Indian Bank 66
25 Indian Overseas Bank 105
26 Indusind Bank 52
27 ING Vysya Bank 44
28 Jammu And Kashmir Bank Limited 16
29 Karnataka Bank Limited 6
30 Karur Vysya Bank 7
31 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 20
32 NKGSB Cooperative Bank Limited 6
33 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 390
34 Punjab And Sind Bank 620
35 Punjab National Bank 724
36 South Indian Bank 4
37 Standard Chartered Bank 3
38 State Bank Of Bikaner And Jaipur 16
39 State Bank Of Hyderabad 8
40 State Bank Of India 471
41 State Bank Of Mysore 1
42 State Bank Of Patiala 561
43 State Bank Of Travancore 3
44 Syndicate Bank 49
45 Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited 1
46 The Royal Bank Of Scotland N V 1
47 UCO Bank 170
48 Union Bank Of India 144
49 United Bank Of India 19
50 Vijaya Bank 37
51 YES Bank 72