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Gurgaon

Looking for information on Gurgaon? Want to know about the city in brief? Read on to take a vitual tour of this important Indian city that is enjoying international attention nowadays.

 

About the city

Gurgao is located in the Indian state of Haryana. It is the sixth largest city in this state and its industrial and financial center. It is one of the satellite cities of Delhi. It is a part of the NCR (National Capital Region) of India.

 

Climate of Gurgao

The city has a generally dry climate except during the monsoons. If you want to visit Gurgao, the best time would be from October to March. This is when you can enjoy a mild and pleasant weather. If you are going to this city in the summer months, you must dress yourself in light cotton clothes. Heavy woolen clothes are what you should need for December and January.

 

Population

As per a 2001 census, Gurgao is inhabited by more than 22,00000 people. This includes Indians comprising of members of communities like

Gujjar
Jat
Yadav/Ahir
Saini
Punjabi

 

In recent times, the city has witnessed increased industrial and business activities. This has resulted in the migration of people from other states also. You can even spot foreigners from many other parts of the world in Gurgaon.

 

Business sectors

The booming sectors in Gurgao include

  • BPO or Business Process Outsourcing
  • KPO or Knowledge Process Outsourcing
  • Automobile
  • Real estate and housing
  • Textiles
  • Retail
  • Power and Electricity
  • Construction


Hotels in Gurgao

A wide range of hotels and accommodations are available in Gurgao. These come with well-behaved staff, first-class facilities and terrific amenities. Here is a list of some of the luxury accommodations as well as budget hotels in Gurgao

 

Galaxy Hotel

Address:

NH - 8, Sector - 15,
Part - II,
Pin Code - 122001,
India.

Contact number: +91 124 4565000
Fax: +91 124 4565151
E-mail: info@galaxyhotel.in / reservations@galaxyhotel.in
Website: www.galaxyhotel.in

 

The Clover

Address:

B-37A,
Sushantlok - I,
Pin Code - 122002,
India.

Contact number: (91 - 124) 4270101
Fax: (91 - 124) 4273108
E-mail: manager@tcdelhi.com
Website: www.tcdelhi.com.

 

Mallview Guest House

Address:

K-5A/8,
DLF City Phase II,
MG Road (next to JMD regent square),
Opposite First India Place,
Pin Code – 122002,
India.

Contact number: +91-124-4054062/63
Website: http://www.mallviewdlf.com/.

 

Le Residency

Address:

A-750,
Galleria Market Road,
Sushant Lok-I,
Pin Code - 122001,
India.

Contact number: 0124 - 2385750, 2385751
E-mail: info@leresidency.com,  enquiry@leresidency.com
Website: http://www.leresidency.com/.

 

Tourist attractions in Gurgao

Some of the most prominent tourist attractions in and around this city include

 

  • Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary
  • Sheesh Mahal
  • Sheetla Mata Mandir
  • Aliwardi Masjid
  • Mubarakpur Shrine of Mangal Singh
  • Qutub Khan's Tomb
  • Lal & Kala Tombs
  • Masani Temple

 

Fast Facts about Gurgao

  • Gurgao is also the only Indian city to be able to successfully have distributed electric connections to all households.
  • Gurgao has the 3rd highest per capita income in India after Chandigarh and Mumbai.
  • The BPO sector in Gurgao is a huge one. It is the major outsourcing unit in India. Gurgaon is regarded as the call centre capital of India.