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Ambala (/əmˈbɑːlə/) is a city and a municipal corporation in Ambala district in the state of Haryana, India, located on the border with the state of Punjab and in proximity of the state capital Chandigarh. Politically; Ambala has two sub-areas: Ambala Cantonment (Ambala Cantt) and Ambala City, approximately 3 kilometers apart, therefore it is also known as "Twin City". It has a large Indian Army and Indian Air Force presence within its cantonment area. Ambala separates the Ganges river network from the Indus river network and is surrounded by two rivers – Ghaggar and Tangri – to the north and to the south. Due to its geographical location, the Ambala district plays an important role in local tourism, being located 47 km (28 miles) south of Chandigarh, the state capital, 148 km (93 miles) southwest of Shimla, 198 km (121 miles) north of New Delhi and 260 km (155 miles) southeast of Amritsar.Gurudwara Manji Sahib is also situated in Ambala.

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A place in India, Ambala is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. When planning a trip to Ambala, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Dehradun. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Dehradun for its bountiful attractions like Hot Springs At Manikaran, Tirthan Valley, Great Himalayan National Park on your trip to Ambala. Also, to reach Ambala, you'll have to take a flight to Dehradun; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Ambala, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Ambala*

  • Pollution Statistics in Ambala

    Know the pollution level of Ambala before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 49.25 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 61.65 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 57.79 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 38.43 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 46.54 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 47.13 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 39.96 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 28.51 (Low)
  • Ambala: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Ambala for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ambala.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.5 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35.94 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 39.58 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 56 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 41.84 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 44.9 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 32.98 (Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 78.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 54.59 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 27.04 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20.31 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 48.98 (Moderate)
  • Living in Ambala - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 59.3 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 56.06 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 44.35 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 25.98 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 57.07 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.26 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 63.63 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Ambala

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ambala

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.63 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 51.39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 35.61 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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