Haryana is a landlocked state in northern India, surrounded by Punjab and Himachal Pradesh to the north and Rajasthan to the west and south. Its eastern border touches Uttaranchal & Uttar Pradesh which is defined by river Yamuna. The state also surrounds Delhi on three sides, forming the northern, western and southern borders of Delhi. A large area of the state is included in the National Capital Region (NCR). Two emerging cities - Gurgaon and Faridabad are close to Delhi and major hubs for IT and software industry.Haryana the Madhyama Dis (middle region) of the Later Vedic Period was the birthplace of the Hindu religion. The land was the home of the legendary Bharata dynasty, which gave India its Hindi name, Bharat. The epic battle between the Kauravas and Pandavas, recorded in the Indian epic poem, the Mahabharata, took place at Kurukshetra (a place in Haryana).

It is one of the most agrarian states in India covered with greenery all around. The state is famous for wheat and milk production. The vast plains that stretch between river Indus and Gangetic belt have fertile soil and hence have improved the crop productivity of the country. The industrial revolution in the state can not be overlooked. It is also home to Maruti Udyog Limited, India's largest automobile manufacturer, and Hero Honda Limited, the world's largest manufacturer of two-wheelers.

Haryanvis (people of Haryana) are simple, straight-forward, enterprising and hard-working. Preserving their old religious and social traditions; they celebrate festivals in traditional fervor. Above all, it is the hospitality of the people which attracts people from across the globe to explore the state with nosiness.

Haryana state Profile