Place:Chandigarh, Punjab, India

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NameChandigarh
Alt namesChandīgarhsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCity or town
Coordinates30.75°N 76.8°E
Located inPunjab, India
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Chandigarh is a city in Northern India that serves as the capital of the states of Punjab and Haryana.

The city of Chandigarh was the first planned city in India post independence in 1947 and is known internationally for its architecture and urban design. The city has projects designed by architects such as Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Jane Drew and Maxwell Fry. The city tops the list of Indian States and Union Territories with the highest per capita income in the country. The city was reported in 2010 to be the cleanest in India, based on a national government study, and the territory also headed the list of Indian states and territories according to research conducted using 2005 data by Human Development Index. The metropolitan of Chandigarh-Mohali-Panchkula collectively forms a Tri-city

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