About Punjab

Punjab is located in the upper most region of India. The word Punjab is the fusion of two words, punj and aab. Punj means five and abb means water. Punjab refers to "The Land of Five Rivers." The Setluj, Bias, Ravi, Chenab & Jehlam rivers flow through the Punjab region. The area spans 19,445 square miles and has a population of over 24 million.

The Punjab region is primarily an agricultural state. Its fertile lands produce crops such as wheat, cotton, sugarcance, millet, barley and fruit. Two major industries include textiles and flour milling.

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About Punjab

History of Punjab

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