2 Destinations to Visit
Punjab, a state bordering Pakistan, is the heart of India’s Sikh
community. The city of Amritsar, founded in the 1570s by Sikh Guru Ram
Das, is the site of Harmandir Sahib, the holiest gurdwara (Sikh place of
worship). Known in English as the Golden Temple, and surrounded by the
Pool of Nectar, it's a major pilgrimage site. Also in Amritsar is
Durgiana Temple, a Hindu shrine famed for its engraved silver doors.
The detail analysis of Population Census 2011 published by Govt. of India for Punjab state reveal that population of Punjab has increased by 13.89% in this decade compared (2001-2011) to past decade (1991-2001). The density of Punjab state in the current decade is 1427 per sq mile.
Land area: 50,362 km²
Population: 27.98 million (2012)