Haryana is a state and part of the Union of India. It is located in North West of India; has Uttar Pradesh (UP) on its eastern border, Punjab on its western border, Uttranchal, Himachal Pradesh & Shivalik Hills on its northern border and Delhi, Rajasthan and Aravali Hills on its southern border. It has a total of 81 cities and towns and 6,759 villages. For administrative purpose the state is divided into four divisions - Ambala, Rohtak, Gurgaon and Hissar. There are 19 districts, 47 sub-divisions, 67 tehsils, 45 sub-tehsils and 116 blocks. Haryana is situated in the north between 27 deg 37' to 30 deg 35' latitude and between 74 deg 28' to 77 deg 36' longitude. The altitude of Haryana varies between 700 ft to 900 ft above the sea level. An area of 1,553 sq kms is covered by forest. Haryana has four main geographical features.
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