About Jhajjar District
It was founded by Chhajju Jat, a resident of a village named Malokan who appealed Muhammad of Ghor to rehabilitate the village after it was deserted due. to the war between Ghor and Prithviraj. However, the appeal was rejected and people settled in the area of present Jhajjar, which was once a forest area. Thus, Jhajjar got its name after its founder Chhajju was carved out of Rohtak districts and became a district of Haryana state on 15th July, 1997. 

Location and Territories
It is a part of Rohtak division. It is surrounded by Rohtak district in the North, Delhi in the East, Gurugram district in the South-East, Rewari district in the South and Charkhi-Dadri in the West. Sahibi is the main river of the district. 

Jhajjar is Famous For 
It is also known as 'Martyrs Land'. Important industries of the district are ceramics, glass chemicals, engineering, electrical and electronics. Important tourist places are Mata Bhimeshwari Devi Temple (Beri), Bhindwas Bird Sanctuary, Bua Wala Talab, Archaeological museum, Rattan Garh Farm, Gauriya Tourist Resort end so on. 

Some Basic data about the district is given below

• Total Area - 1834 sq km 

• Headquarters - Jhajjar 

• Total Population - 9,58,405 

• Density - 523 persons per sq km 

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