Gurugram Map

Gurugram Map

Where is Gurugram?
The Gurugram district is located in southern Haryana with Gurgaon city as its administrative headquarters. It shares its border with the national capital of Delhi and five other districts: Faridabad, Palwal, Mewat, Jhajjar and Rewari.

Why is it called Gurugram?
In a recent announcement, the Haryana government decided to repeal its contemporary name - Gurgaon - and rename it as Gurugram. Going by the incidents described in the epic the Mahabharata, the region was given to Guru Dronacharya as "gurudakshina" by the Pandavas. Hence, the place came to be known as Gurugram (or the village of the master)

Gurugram History
Historically speaking, Gurugram had been a great centre of learning. This is where the reverred Guru Dronacharya used to impart education to his worthy disciples - Pandavas and Kauravas. Over a period of time, as the village got populated and felt the touch of modernity, the name got distorted to Gurgaon.

Gurugram Facts

Gurgaon City in Gurugram
Today, much credit goes to Gurgaon - the Millennium City - for bringing this district on the global map. The Cyber City region in the city has offices of several Fortune 500 companies. In fact, it is a leading financial hub. The rapid urbanisation of the city started after the leading automobile manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. established a manufacturing plant in the 1970s.

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