National Highway 205 (India)

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National Highway 205
Route information
Length 183 km (114 mi)
Major junctions
South end Chandigarh, Kharar, Ropar, Kiratpur Sahib, Sundernagar, Shimla
North end Shimla
Highway system
NH 205NH 5

National Highway 205 commonly referred to as NH 205, is a highway in India.[1] The highway passes through the Indian states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab.

Route[edit]

The highway starts at Kharar near Chandigarh. It passes through Ropar and Kiratpur Sahib in Punjab and Sundernagar in Himachal Pradesh and terminates near Shimla.

Old NH numbers of new NH 205[edit]

After renumbering of all national highways by National Highway Authority of India in 2010, parts of the former NH 21 and NH 88 have been combined with parts of former NH 5 to create the new NH 205.

  • Kharar - Swarghat (in Bilaspur district) section of old NH 21.
  • Swarghat - Darlaghat (near Solan) section of old NH 88.
  • Darlaghat via Nauni (near Solan) - near Shimla section old old NH 5.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rationalization of Numbering Systems of National Highways" (PDF). Govt of India. 28 April 2010. Retrieved 21 Aug 2011. 

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