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Education
Education Educational Institutions
NORTH & EAST ZONE (SECTOR 17 | ROCK GARDEN | SUKHNA LAKE | MANIMAJRA | SECTOR 8)

There are numerous educational institutions in Chandigarh. These range from privately and publicly operated schools to colleges and the Panjab University. Other Institutions are Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Govt Medical college & Hospital, Punjab Engineering College Deemed University, Govt College for Men, Govt College for Women, DAV College etc.

Transport
Transport Transportation Infrastructure
NORTH & EAST ZONE (SECTOR 17 | ROCK GARDEN | SUKHNA LAKE | MANIMAJRA | SECTOR 8)

Chandigarh has the largest number of vehicles per capita in India.Wide, well maintained roads and parking spaces all over the city ease local transport.The Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) operates public transport buses from its Inter State Bus Terminals (ISBT) in Sectors 17 and 43 of the city. Chandigarh has an international airport too. Chandigarh Junction railway station lies in the Northern Railway zone of the Indian Railway network and provide connectivity to all the regions of India and some major Indian cities.

Geography and Demographics
Geography and Demographics Geography & Demographics
NORTH & EAST ZONE (SECTOR 17 | ROCK GARDEN | SUKHNA LAKE | MANIMAJRA | SECTOR 8)

Chandigarh is located near the foothills of the Sivalik range of the Himalayas in northwest India. The city, lying in the northern plains, includes a vast area of flat, fertile land. Sukhna lake is a 3 KM artificial lake that was created in 1958 by damming the Sukhna Choe, a seasonal stream coming down from the Shivalik Hills. As of 2011 India census, Chandigarh had a population of 1,055,450, making for a density of about 9,252 (7,900 in 2001) persons per square kilometre.

History & Background History & Background
NORTH & EAST ZONE (SECTOR 17 | ROCK GARDEN | SUKHNA LAKE | MANIMAJRA | SECTOR 8)

The city has a prehistoric past. Due to the presence of a lake, the area has fossil remains with imprints of a large variety of aquatic plants and animals. Chandigarh was the dream city of our first Prime Minister. After the partition it was decided that the Indian side of Punjab i.e. the east Punjab needed a new capital in order to replace Lahore, hence Chandigarh was created.  

Economy and Industry
Economy and Industry Economy & Industry
NORTH & EAST ZONE (SECTOR 17 | ROCK GARDEN | SUKHNA LAKE | MANIMAJRA | SECTOR 8)

Chandigarh has been rated as one of the "Wealthiest Towns" of India. The Reserve Bank of India ranked Chandigarh as the Third largest deposit centre and seventh largest credit centre nationwide as of June 2012. Chandigarh is one of the richest cities in India. The government is a major employer in Chandigarh with three governments having their base here i.e. Chandigarh Administration, Punjab government and Haryana government. Chandigarh is often called a "Pensioner's Paradise".

Sports and Recreation
Sports and Recreation Sports & Recreation
NORTH & EAST ZONE (SECTOR 17 | ROCK GARDEN | SUKHNA LAKE | MANIMAJRA | SECTOR 8)

There are two cricket stadiums present in Chandigarh, one in sector 16 and the other in Mohali. The Chandigarh Golf Club has 7,202 yard, 18 hole course known for its challenging narrow fairways, a long 613 yard long, dogleg 7th hole and floodlighting on the first nine holes. There are many other sports complexes in Chandigarh for volleyball, football, hockey etc. Many personalities from this region have excelled in sports.

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