|Elevation||212 m (696 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Sohna is a town and a municipal committee in Gurgaon district in the Indian state of Haryana. The small town of Sohna is a popular tourist location, especially as a weekend and conference retreat. It is located 24 km from the city on the highway from Gurgaon to Alwar, near a vertical rock. It is famous for its hot springs and ancient Shiva temple. The town derived its name from the gold dust which was found in the sand of streams, after heavy rains in the beds of the neighboring torrents. It has a permanent population of approximately 30,000.The connectivity is good and it only takes 30 minutes from main city and 15 minutes from Badshahpur or sohna road.
Sohna is located at .
As of 2001[update] India census, Sohna had a population of 27,571. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Sohna has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 54%. In Sohna, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age. Dharambir Singh a Jat originally from Bhiwani is the MLA of Sohna.
Sohna assembly segment is dominated by Ahirs, constituting about 33,000 of the 1,27,774 votes followed by the Gujjars around 24,000 in number. Thakurs around 12,000 with equal number of Jats and about 16,000 Backward Classes and Scheduled Castes.
The sohna road is very good 6 laned but has unwanted speed brakers.The 7-km-long stretch between Rajiv Chowk and Badshahpur is damaged due to faulty design specification and experts from the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) have found the design and specification of Sohna Road to be incompatible with the traffic load.
Sohna is situated in the foothills of Aravalis. It is famous for its hot water springs and an ancient Shiva Temple. A fair called Gangasnan is organised every year in the month of November. Another fair is organised during the months of July and August to celebrate the festival of "Teej". Other attractions include a grand park situated on the top of hills and maintained by Haryana Tourism. It has state of the art lodging, and a restaurant overlooking the town.
Sohna is well known for its hot water springs. The water is strongly sulphurous and its temperature varies from 46°C to 51.7 °C. According to legend, Arjun (one of the five Pandav brothers) dug these wells when he was thirsty. In ancient times, Sohna is believed to have been the abode of hermits and the main kund (tank), called Shiv Kund, is said to have medicinal properties and curative effects. Devotees consider it sacred and during solar and lunar eclipses, as well as Somavati Amavasya, they gather here to take a dip in the water. Sohna City is situated at the place where it was earlier located, around 3 km away from its existing location. The Main Tomb of the Hot Water Tank was constructed in the Vikrami Samvat in 1586. The Ancient Shiv Temple was built by the Raja of Gwalior. Every Year on the occasion of Shiv Chaudas and Shiv Ratri the residents of Sohna offer their special prayers to Lord Shiva and Maa Bhagwati for new born babies and newly married couples. The main priest family who looks after Shiva Temple is the Oldestliving Residents in Sohna, living there for almost seventeen generations. The main tank is called Baba Sakhamjati Maharaj.
Sohna is famous for its breathtaking view at night. Every February, a Vintage Car Rally is held on Sohna hill and Haryana Tourism celebrates the day with a mela[clarification needed] event (last held in 2001).
It's said that Sohna is a "famous pilgrim place of the Hindus".Sohna attracts the tourists because of various place, there is a Shani Dev temple and Shiva temple in village Lala Kherli. where the water comes from the hills all the years. The temple was build hundreds of years ago. The water of the Kund near temple has a purity and used in various aspects of life.
Real Estate Development
Sohna Master Plan was introduced in 2012. There are a total of 38 Sectors under the Sohna Master Plan divided between, Residential, Commercial, Institutional, Industrial, Transport & Communications, Public Utilities, Public & Semi Public Use, Open Spaces, Agricultural Zones and Natural Conservation Zones. One should note that the sectors are not really in the numerical order in terms of the proximity to Gurgaon, for e.g. sector 29 to Sector 35 would be closest to the existing Gurgaon and Golf Course Extension Road. Golf Course Extn. Road is also being extended to some new sectors of Sohna.
The Planned IMT Sohna is likely to become the next big industrial park as per the New Master Plan of Sohna. Just like the IMT Manesar, IMT Faridabad and IMT Rohtak.
- Parsvnath Developers
- Gold Souk 
- Raheja 
- Westin Sohna Resort
- Maxim 
- Gupta Promoters 
Schools in Sohna
- DPS, Maruti Kunj
- KR Mangalam
- Euro Kids
- Pathways World School
- GD Goenka World School
- Ryan International School
- delhi - A Weekend getaway around Delhi
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- "Ground realty of Sohna Road". The Times Of India. 19 January 2011.
- "Monsoon brings drying Damdama Lake back to life". The Times of India. Sep 27, 2010.