Zirakpur is an important town located in close proximity to Chandigarh and is situated right off the Highway connecting Ambala and Chandigarh. Prominent areas in Zirakpur include Dhakoli, Baltana, Bhabat, Lohgarh, Himmatgarh, Bishanpura, Bhishangarh, Gazipur, Pir Muchhaila and Kishanpura. The area is home to a reliable network of air conditioned and non air conditioned buses which link it to panchkula and chandigarh while inter state buses run all the way till Rajpura, Delhi, Bathinda, Patiala and several other cities in the northern parts of Haryana. The Chandigarh railway station lies around 9.1 kilometers away from Zirakpur while the Chandigarh Airport is located approximately 5.6 kilometers away from it and can be easily accessed through the National Highway 21 which runs through the area. Zirakpur property consists of is several reputed educational institutions including the J.C. Public School, Government Elementary School, Eastwood International Public School, Tagore Niketan Model High School. Leading hospitals in the area include the JP Hospital, M-Care Hospital, Kaushal Hospital, ESI Dispensary, Saran Hospital, Civil Hospital, Healthy Pearls Dental Care Center, and the Regional Hospital.