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Ambala Cantonment is a cantonment town in Ambala district in the state of Haryana, India. It is 200 km north of Delhi and 55 km southwest of Chandigarh. This cantonment was established in the year 1843 and is an important centre for manufacturing of scientific and surgical instruments.
Grand Trunk Road, at Ambala Cantonment, during British Raj
|• Body||Cantonment Board Ambala|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||HR 01, HR 85, HR 37|
As of 2011[update] India census, Ambala Cantonment had a population of 55,370. Males constitute 61% of the population and females 39%. Ambala Cantonment has an average literacy rate of 91.24%, higher than the national average of 74%; with 95.07% of the males and 85.32% of females literate. 11.41% of the population is under 6 years of age.[better source needed]
G.T. Road passes through Ambala Cantonment.
Places of interestEdit
- "Ambala Cantt. City Population Census 2011 - Haryana". Census 2011.
- Ambala info, yellowpages.
- "Ambala: Convocation". The Tribune (Chandigarh). 5 March 2004. Retrieved 6 February 2019.
- "S.D. College graduates get degrees". The Tribune, Chandigarh. 15 April 2000. Retrieved 6 February 2019.