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Min. Temp :

27.42℃

Max. Temp :

35.51℃

Distance from Chandigarh :

15 Km.

Weather :

POSSIBLE LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING.

Overview

Panchkula, the satellite town of Chandigarh, is one of the most well planned cities of Haryana. Panchkula, Chandigarh and Mohali together comprise of what has come to be known as Chandigarh Tricities.The place derives its name from the five irrigation canals or ‘kuls’ which draw water from the uphill Ghagghar and distribute it in and around the area. Thus, the name Panchkula, coming from ‘Panch’ which means five and ‘Kul’ which means irrigation canals.

 

Panchkula experiences extreme climatic conditions with temperatures varying from below 0° Celsius in winters to 40-42° Celsius in summers. Much like the most part of Northern India.The city has the highest forest cover in the state of haryana, with approximately 43% of its land covered by forests. The forests of the region are of the deciduous type with Kikar, Sheesham and Mango trees found in abundance here. 

 

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Panchkula is also the gateway to many famous hill stations of the region. The city lies very close to the hill stations of Kalka, Pinjore, Nahan, Chail, Simla and Kasauli. A very well known area of Panchkula is sector 5, which has a variety of entertainment and eating out options. It even has an open-air amphitheatre and the Terminals Ballistic Research Laboratory of the DRDO. 

 

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