Gurgaon, pronunciation (help·info) (Hindi: गुड़गांव) is the second largest city in the Indian state of Haryana, and near Delhi. Gurgaon is the industrial and financial centre of Haryana. It is located 30 km south of national capital New Delhi, about 10 kilometers from Dwarka Sub City and 268 km south of Chandigarh, the state capital. Gurgaon is one of Delhi's four major satellite cities and is part of the National Capital Region (India). Gurgaon is connected to Delhi via an expressway (NH8 highway) and Delhi Metro.
Gurgaon is two cities living within a bigger ecosystem - Old Gurgaon and New Gurgaon. While old Gurgaon has poor infrastructure and is very congested, new Gurgaon is a complete contrast with skyscrapers and well planned development. Gurgaon has the third highest per capita income in India after Chandigarh and Mumbai. Gurgaon is also the only Indian city to have successfully distributed electricity connections to all its households. Over the past 25 years the city has undergone rapid development and construction.