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With how many Indian states/ UTs does Punjab share its borders ? 
1. 5
2. 4
3. 6
4. 3

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : 5

The correct answer is ​5.

  • In the northwest region of India, Punjab is one of the most prosperous states.
  • According to geography, the total area of Punjab is 50,362 square kilometers (19,445 sq mi).
  • Punjab has Pakistan on the west and Jammu and Kashmir (union territory) on the north and Chandigarh on the east while Himachal Pradesh on the northeastHaryana, and Rajasthan on the south.

  • Agriculture is the main source of the economy along with major industries including the manufacturing of scientific instruments, electrical goods, financial services, machine tools, textiles, sewing machines, etc.
  • The per capita income of this state is double the national average.
  • According to the Census of India 2011, the total population of Punjab is 2,77,43,338.
  • The total increase in population from 2001 to 2011 is 13.89%.

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