Zirakpur is a satellite town of Chandigarh located in the Punjab(Distt. Mohali). Located on foothills of Shivalik hills, its is part of the tehsil Dera Bassi. Chandigarh scores because of the rapid development taking place on its outskirts, in areas like Panchkula, Mohali, Zirakpur and Dera Bassi on the Chandigarh-Ambala highway. Good connectivity, low operational costs and high disposable income also contributed to it being declared India’s hottest emerging city
Zirakpur is the 'Wedding capital' of the region. About 80% of the wedding banquets and resorts of the Chandigarh tri-city are located in Zirakpur. Wedding fireworks in the sky are a routine occasion in the town.
The nearest railway station is Chandigarh, which is around 8 km. For those traveling to the town by air, the nearest airport is situated in Chandigarh around 5 km.