Karnal District of Haryana
lies on the banks of the Yamuna
. It is surrounded by the districts of Kurukshetra
in the north-west,
in the west, Panipat
in the south, and the state of
in the east.
The economy is maintained by agriculture. Rice, wheat and milk are the major agrarian products. Karnal is also famous for leather and leather products. The research institutions are
National Dairy Research Institute, Wheat Research Directorate, National Bureau of Animal Genetics Research, and Sugarcane Breeding Institute. Kalander Shah's Tomb, Cantonment Church Tower, Bhara Mal's Sarai, Gurdwara Manji Sahib, Sita Mai Temple, Anjanthali,
Indri Shish Mahal, and Guga Pir are some of the historical and religious places.