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Pinjore is located in Haryana
Pinjore is located in India
Location in Haryana, India
Coordinates: 30°47′50″N 76°55′02″E / 30.7972°N 76.9172°E / 30.7972; 76.9172Coordinates: 30°47′50″N 76°55′02″E / 30.7972°N 76.9172°E / 30.7972; 76.9172
Country  India
State Haryana
District Panchkula
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 35,912
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-HR
Vehicle registration HR

Pinjore is a town in Panchkula district in the Indian state of Haryana. This residential 'township', located close to Chandigarh, is set over 1,800 feet above the sea level in a valley, overlooking the Sivalik Hills. Pinjore is known for Pinjore Gardens, Asia's best 17th Century Mughal garden,[2] and the Hindustan Machine Tools (HMT) factory.


As of 2011 India census,[3] Pinjore had a population of 35,912. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Pinjore has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 72%. In Pinjore, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. Hindi & Punjabi are major languages

Religions in Pinjore
Religion Percent
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (1.0%), Buddhists (<0.5%).


The average temperatures for summers and winters are 35 and 18 degree Celsius respectively, with rainfall concentrated over the summer months of July, August and September.

Pinjore Garden[edit]

Rajasthani Mughal Gardens in Pinjore in Haryana

The Pinjore Gardens, also known as the Yadavindra Gardens, has terraced gardens, which feature the Rajasthani Mughal style Shish Mahal, the Rang Mahal, the cubical Jal Mahal and a series of fountains and waterfalls. The gardens are open from 7am to 10pm and are illuminated at night.

Kaushalya dam[edit]

Main article: Kaushalya Dam
Migratory birds at Kaushalya dam

Kaushalya Dam is an earth-filled barrage dam on Kayshalya River in Pinjore. It is an important wetland that is home of many endangered migratory birds.[4]



The nearest domestic airport is Chandigarh Airport and the nearest international airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi. Chandigarh is a 50-minute flight from Delhi.


Pinjore can be reached by road from Delhi via the Sonepat Bypass.

Volvo Coach, Deluxe, Semi-Deluxe and Express buses are also available from Inter-State Bus Terminal (ISBT), New Delhi to Chandigarh and vice versa every hour from 05:00 hrs to midnight. Ordinary buses ply every 10 minutes. Journey duration is 5 hours.


The Chandigarh/Kalka train stops in Kalka, and is a 4-hour voyage from New Delhi.


  • ST.Vivekanand Millennium school HMT township pinjore
  • Ajad Public School
  • Noble High School
  • RK Public School
  • Alpine School, a fully residential school[5]
  • Angel Public School
  • Delhi Public School (DPS), Delhi Public School Society, Ishar Nagar, Himshikha[6]
  • The Education Tree School, Pragati Vihar, Opp. Dharampur, Pinjore
  • JP Gurukul High School, Bitna colony
  • Kamal public School
  • New India Public School, Ratpur colony
  • Paragon Public School, Shiv colony, Bitna road
  • Sapient Public School
  • JB Smart Kids Public School, Shiv Colony


The Indian Flying Fox can be seen at the Yadavindra Gardens enclosure and entrance. Hundreds of these bats can be seen roosting during the day in the taller trees in the compound.

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