AMBALA DISTRICT HARYANA FOR GK HSSC 2020


Here is the Full Information about the District Ambala Which is very use full for upcoming Hssc / Hpsc exams Read the Full Article -




About Ambala 
District was founded by Amba Raiput during 14th century CE. It is believed that the name of Ambala is a corrupt form of the word Amba wala meaning the 'mango village', from mango groves which existed in its close vicinity. It is also believed that the name Ambala' was taken after the Goddess `Bhawani Amba whose temple is still located in the district. Amba got the status of district in 1847 by merging the territories of the then independent Chieftains by the British. On 1st November, 1966, it became a district of Haryana state. 

Locations and Territories  
Ambala is the part of Ambala division of Haryana and is located in the Shiwalik foothills regions. The district is surrounded by Yamunanagar district to the East, districts Sirmaur (Himachal Pradesh) and Panchkula to the North, districts Mohali and Patiala (Punjab) to the West and district Kurukshetra to the South. The district separates Ganges river network form the Indus river network and is surrounded by two rivers, namely, Ghaggar and Tangri rivers. Markandh is also an important river in the district. It has the second lowest population growth in the state and the third highest literary rate. Ambala has two Sub Areas Ambala cantonment and Ambala city, which earned it the name of 'Twin City'. 

Ambala is Famous For 
This district is famous for its scientific equipments thus, it is known as 'Science City' of Haryana. Ambala Cantt is very famous for manufacturing scientific lab equipments. The district is connected with the National Capital of India i.e. Delhi by National Highway 1. It also has many famous tourist places like Ambika Devi Temple, Morni Hills, Jain Temple, Gurdwara Manji Sahib, Gurudwara Laknour Sahib and Saint Paul Church, etc.

Basic data about the district is given below: 

Headquarters - Ambala  


Total Area - 1569 sq km

Total Population - 11,28,350  
  
Density - 717 persons per sq km

Literacy Rate - 87.46% 11

Sex Ratio -885 females per 1000 males

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