Gurgaon

Gurgaon

Gurgaon (.mw-parser-output .IPA-label-small{font-size:85%}.mw-parser-output .references .IPA-label-small,.mw-parser-output .infobox .IPA-label-small,.mw-parser-output .navbox .IPA-label-small{font-size:100%}Hindi: [ɡʊɽɡãːw]), officially named Gurugram ([ɡʊɾʊɡɾaːm]), is a satellite city and administrative headquarters of Gurgaon district, located in the northern Indian state of Haryana.[6] It is situated near the Delhi–Haryana border, about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southwest of the national capital New Delhi and 268 km (167 mi) south of Chandigarh, the state capital.[7] It is one of the major satellite cities of Delhi and is part of the National Capital Region of India.[8] As of 2011[update], Gurgaon had a population of 876,969.[2][4] Gurgaon is India's second largest information technology hub and third largest financial and banking hub.[9][10] Gurgaon is also home to one of India's largest medical tourism industries.[11] Despite being India's 56th largest city in terms of population, Gurgaon is the 8th largest city in the country in terms of total wealth.[12] It serves as the headquarters of many of India's largest companies, is home to thousands of startup companies and has local offices for more than 250 Fortune 500 companies.[13] It accounts for almost 70% of the total annual economic investments in Haryana state, which has helped it become a leading hub for high-tech industry in northern India.[14] Gurgaon is categorised as very high on the Human Development Index, with an HDI of 0.889 (2017).[15]