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Himachal Pradesh
Area    : 55,673
Capital : Shimla
Districts         : 12
Language : Hindi and Pahari
Population : 6,864,602 (2011 census)
Literacy : 82.80% (2011 census)
State Bird : Jujurana
State Animal : Snow Leopard
State Flower : Pink Rhododendron
State Tree : Devdar
Himachal Pradesh
Renowned as Deva Bhumi (the land of gods), Himachal Pradesh is a beautiful hill state situated in Northern India. Nestled in Western Himalyas with an area of 21,629 Sq M, the state is landlocked by Jammu and Kashmir on north, Punjab on west and south-west, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh on south, Uttarakhand on south-east and by Tibet, China on the east. Beautiful landscapes having fresh water lakes, gushing rivers, snow capped mountains, flowers and fruits laden trees, glaring and colorful diversity of culture, arts, living style of people etc make Himachal Pradesh, a tourist's paradise. The state is dominated by three main mountain ranges namely the Dhauladhar Range, Pir Pinjal Range and the Great Himalayan Range. Himachal Pradesh was accredited as a Union Territory in 1950 and after the state of Himachal pradesh act in 1971, it was emerged as the 18th state of India.

Arts of Himachal Pradesh

Himachal is a land of dances. Its dance forms are varied and some are quite complicated. These dances are an inseparable part of tribal life which reflects the great perseverance and good humour of the human beings in the face of poverty and death...More..


Himachal is a land of dances. Its dance forms are quite complicated.


Folk music is the greatest solace to people living in remote areaskkkk


The flute is favourite of shepherds and weary travelers


Fairs & Festivals
Colourful Himachal Pradesh

The people in Himachal love festivals and participate in all the local festivals and fairs with great enthusiasm. Most of the fairs and festivals are connected with the various seasonal changes

Festivals Fairs Festival Calendar

Travel & Tourism
Himachal Pradesh, the land of eternal snow peaks abounds in exotic valleys, glorious green hill-slopes, snowcapped mountains, gushing streams.....

Shimla Kullu
Hill Stations Monasteries

About Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh, spread over 55,673 is bordered by Jammu and Kashmir on north, Punjab on west and south-west, Haryana on south Uttaranchal on south -east and by Tibet on the east

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