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Ambala district is one of the 22 districts of Haryana state in the country of India with Ambala town serving as the administrative headquarters of the district. It borders district Yamunanagar to the east, district Sirmaur and district Panchkula to the north, district Mohali and district Patiala to the west, and the district of Kurukshetra to the south.DivisionsThe district has two sub-divisions, which is further divided into three tehsils, Ambala sub-division comprises two tehsils namely Ambala and Barara; Naraingarh sub-division comprises only one tehsil, Naraingarh.There are four Vidhan Sabha constituencies in this district: Naraingarh, Ambala Cantt., Ambala City and Mulana. All of these are part of Ambala Lok Sabha constituency.DemographicsAccording to the 2011 census, Ambala district had a population of 1,128,350 roughly equal to the nation of Cyprus or the US state of Rhode Island. It ranks 410th (out of a total of 640) in India in terms of population. The district has a population density of 720 PD/sqkm. Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 11.23%. Ambala had a sex ratio of 885 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 81.75%. Hindi (In Devanagri Script) is the official languages and thus used for official communication. The Punjabi dialect of rural areas of the district is known as Puadhi or Powadhi, meaning half of the east. It is the eastern most dialect of Punjabi which merges into Bangru dialect of Hindi further east in Uttar Pradesh, hence it contains a lot of Bangru loan words and expressions.Ambala District is in Haryana. Make the most of your holiday in Ambala District by finding out about its attractions and choosing what to see using our India trip planning tool .
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