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Chandigarh is the best-planned city in India, with architecture which is world-renowned, and a quality of life, which is unparalleled. As the capital of the states of Punjab and Haryana, and the Union Territory of Chandigarh it is a prestigious city. The face of modern India, Chandigarh, is the manifestation of a dream that Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru envisaged and Le Corbusier executed.
At a glance
Location North India
Linking Roads National Highway 21 and 22
Significance Capital of Two States
Postal Code 160 017 GPO
ISD Code 91 STD Code 0172
Longitude 760 47' 14 E
Latitude 300 44' 14 N
Area 114 square kms
Altitude 304 - 365 meters above MSL
Annual Rainfall 104.8 cm/yearly average (April 2004 to March 2005)
Monsoon July - September
Climate Winter (Nov-Jan) Min 4°C-14°C
Summer (April-July) Max.37°C - 44°C
Languages Punjabi, Hindi, English
Best Season to visit The best season to visit Chandigarh is autumn, i.e., from mid-August to November, when the weather is pleasant, neither too hot, nor too cold, prevalent Winds from the South East in Summer and from the Northwest in Winter.