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The 17th district of the state of Haryana, India is the Panchkula District. Recently on 15th August, in the year of 1995, the district was created. Two sub-divisions, two tehsils namely Panchkula and Kalka tehsils constituted the district at that time. Total of 264 villages are there. Out of these 12 numbers of villages are desolate and unpopulated. According to the 1991 census, 10 numbers of villages of the total 264 are considered to be entirely united to form towns or census towns. Kalka, Panchkula, Pinjore and Raipur Rani are the four distinct towns of the district of Panchkula. The principal languages of Panchkula, which are mostly spoken by the people, are Hindi and English. Also common here, is the Punjabi language.

The district of Panchkula is the least inhabited district out of all the districts of the state of Haryana, in the year 2011. The administrative headquarters of the district is the Panchkula City. Bordering the Panchkula Urban Estate in the Panchkula City, the Chandimandir Cantonment is situated. Union Territory of Chandigarhs satellite city is this city of Panchkula. With the city of Mohali in Punjab, a seamless boundary is shared by this city. Also situated here, is the Army Western Command. Pinjore, Kalka, Barwala, Morni and Raipur Rani are the five towns in Panchkula District. The one and only hilly region in Haryana is the town of Morni. In the year 2006, 200,000 was the projected population of the Panchkula city. Chandigarhs two satellite cities are the cities of Panchkula and Mohali. Chandigarh Tricity is the name given to the group of these three cities.

From the Ghaggar river, which is located in the upper section of Panchkula, distributes water to five canals created for irrigation purposes. The water is supplied by the canals to Mansa Devi from Nada Sahib. Centered round these five water canals, the name of Panchkula is originated. The river has worn out the Nada Canal. In the direction of Mansa Devi and through the Chandamandir Cantonment, the major portion of the kuls passes. An excellent illustration of public assets is these canals. The length of the canal is divided amongst the village people, in order to maintain and take proper care of it. The days are also predefined amongst these people. Long ago, a monarch had constructed these canals. The route of the canals adheres to the outline of the terrain and thus, water is taken to a much higher altitude than the river at the same spot.
Panchkula is a city that is located in the state of Haryana in the Panchkula district. The place is a satellite city and it is located close to the border of state of Punjab. There are many canals that are located in the city of Panchkula. There are many interesting tourist places that are located in the town of Panchkula.

One can visit Morni Hills, and these are located nearby and this place is an ideal location for trekking. There are many challenging trekking spots in the region. One can also find the ruins of an old fort located in the hills and this is an interesting place to explore. One can also visit the town of Pinjore that is famous for its Mughal Gardens. These exquisite gardens are laid out in a uniquely Mughal style and are highlighted by various fountains and pools.

Visiting the Gurudwara of Nana Sahib is also an option that you will have while travelling to Panchkula. One can see a mass of pilgrims in the place during the full moon day of every month. Some of the other places of interest include the Mansa Devi Temple, Cactus Garden, Kasauli Hill Station, Chaki Mod and Cactus Garden.