Zirakpur is a satellite town, in Mohali District, Punjab, neighbouring Chandigarh in India. It is determined to the lower regions of Shivalik slopes. It is a piece of the tehsil Dera Bassi. It involves principally the accompanying territories close Chandigarh Airport including Baltana, Dhakoli, Lohgarh Pabhat, Bishanpura, Kishanpura, Nabha, Ramgarh Bhuda, Peer Muchalla and Dyalpura. This town is arranged on the trijunction of national thruways Himalayan Expressway, National Highway 5 India towards Shimla, Ambala Chandigarh Expressway towards Ambala and National Highway 7 India towards Patiala.
Zirakpur got its name from a little town, which is currently a piece of the present Zirakpur town. For long it remained a pack of little towns situated along the Chandigarh-Ambala thruway. At that point Chandigarh began to extend and these towns began to appear like a piece of Chandigarh. Before the year 2000, the city had a populace of under twenty thousand. Before long a little town Baltana, which is a piece of Zirakpur presently, began having some populace development being close to Panchkula and Chandigarh. From 2004 ownwards the city's populace begun to increment quickly, with blasting property costs and the landing of countless ventures in suburbia.