About Kurukshetra District
Kurukshetra District is one among 21 Districts of Haryana State ,India.
Kurukshetra District Administrative head quarter is Kurukshetra.
It is is Located 100 KM North towards
State capital Chandigarh .
Kurukshetra District population is 964231.
It is 16 th Largest District in the State by population.
Geography and Climate Kurukshetra District
It is Located at Latitude-29.9, Longitude-76.8.
Kurukshetra District is
sharing border with
Ambala District to the North ,
Kaithal District to the west ,
Karnal District to the South
Kurukshetra District occupies an area of approximately 1683 square kilometres.
. Its in the 267 meters to 257 meters elevation range.This District belongs to
Hindi Belt India .
Climate of Kurukshetra District
It is Hot in summer.
Kurukshetra District summer highest day temperature is in between
22 ° C to 45° C .
Average temperatures of
January is 13 ° C ,
February is 14 ° C ,
March is 21 ° C ,
April is 28 ° C ,
May is 34 ° C
DemoGraphics of Kurukshetra District
Hindi is the Local Language here.
Also People Speaks Punjabi, Haryanvi .
Kurukshetra District is divided into 6 Tehsils ,
318 Panchayats , 429 Villages.
Shahbad Tehsil is the Smallest Tehsil by population with
Thanesar Tehsil is the Biggest Tehsil by population with
Census 2011 of Kurukshetra District
Kurukshetra district Total population is 964231 according to census 2011.Males are 510445 and Females are
453786 .Literate people are 637935 among total.Its total area is 1683 km².
It is the 16 th largest district in the state by Population .
But 13 th Largest District in the state By Area.
445 th Largest District in the Country By Population.
12 th highest District in the State By literacy rate.
227 th highest District in the Country By literacy rate.its literacy Rate is 76.7
Kurukshetra District Tourism
Sannihit Sarovar ,
Krishna Museum ,
Kalpana Chawla Planetarium ,
Bhishma Kund at Naraktari ,
Saraswati Forest Reserve ,
Sheikh Chehli ka makbara (tomb) ,
Sthaneshwar Mahadev ,
are the Tourist destinations to Visit.
Temples in Kurukshetra District
Sthaneshwar Mahadev Temple ,
Brahma Sarovar ,
Sannihit Sarovar ,
Bhadra Kali Mata Temple ,
Birla Mandir ,
are the famous temple in Kurukshetra District
District Headquarters Kurukshetra is well connected by road .
are the Cities in this district having road connectivity to major towns and remote villages.
Kurukshetra is about 100 KM
by road to Chandigarh( Capital of Haryana )
Some of the rail way stations in district are
Kurukshetra Jn ,
Shahbad Marknda ,
Dhoda Khedi ,
Dhola Mazra ,
Thanesar City ,
.... which connects most of the towns and villages in the District.
Haryana Roadways ( ) runs Busses from Major cities to Towns and Villages in this District.