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India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
The city derives its name from a temple of goddess Chandi the Chandi Mandir located in nearby Panchkula District of Haryana. The word Chandigarh literally means the fort of goddess Chandi. Chandigarh has two satellite cities both of which share a border with it Panchkula and Mohali.
Population of Chandigarh is 900,635, and area is 114 square kilometers and density is 7,900 square kilometers. Their official language is Punjabi, Hindi. the city of Chandigarh was both on the linguistic and physical border, and was thus created into a union territory to serve as capital of both these states. Chandigarh was due to be transferred to Punjab in 1986.
Chandigarh is located in the fringes of the Shivalik range of the Himalayas in Northwest India. It covers an area of approximately 114 square kilometers and shares its borders with the States of Haryana in the south and Punjab in the north. A significant percentage of the population of Chandigarh consists of people who had moved here from the neighbouring states of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh to fill up the large number of vacancies in various government departments that were established in Chandigarh.

Chandigarh has a well developed market and banking infrastructure. Nearly all the major banks in the country have registered their presence in Chandigarh. Most major business houses in the adjoining states of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. It is also known as the city of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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