Kaithal is a city and a municipal council in Kaithal district in the Indian state of Haryana
. Kaithal was previously a part of Karnal
District and later, Kurukshetra
District until 1 November 1989, when it became the headquarters of the Kaithal District of Haryana. Kaithal shares common boundary with Patiala (Punjab), Kurukshetra, Jind
and Karnal.It has an average elevation of 220 metres (721 feet).