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Mandi, Himachal Pradesh

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Mandi is situated in the Indian state Himachal Pradesh. It is known as Varanasi of Hills. This place is situated on the banks of the river Beas in Himachal Pradesh. This historic town was formerly known as Mandav Nagar, which was based on the name of the great sage Mandav.


➤Mandi district has a total  area of 3950 square kilometres contains 3374 villages. This district has a total population of 999,777 in which 498,065 are male and 501,712 are female. Mainly Hindi, Pahadi and Mandyali languages are spoken in this district.


➤This place is famous for the stone temple. There is more than 300 Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and mother Kali. The ancient temples here include Panchavaktra Temple, Ardhnarishwar Temple and Triloknath Temple.

●The oldest temple in this district is Bhootnath Temple, which was constructed in 1520 AD. The Guru Govind Singh Gurudwara also attracts tourists very much.

●Mandi's Shikari Peak is a renowned tourist spot located at an altitude of 11,500 feet ab…

Lahaul and Spiti, Himachal Pradesh

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Lahaul and Spiti is the district situated in the Indian state Himachal Pradesh. In earlier times two separate districts lahaul and spiti were merged and the district of lahaul and spiti was formed. The district headquarter is keylong in lahaul. This district was formed in 1960.
➤The entrance pass of spiti valley from lahaul is kunzum la. This district is also connected to Manali via Rohtang pass. This district has almost all area covered with forests so there we can see a lot of wild animals in this district area. The valley has snow leopard, foxes ibex, Himalayan brown bear, Himalayan blue sheep and musk deer. There are two protected areas in this region which is the homes of snow leopard that is Pin valley national park and Kibber wildlife sanctuary.
➤This district has a total area of 13833 square kilometres. This district has total population of 31,528 with density of 2.3 per square kilometres. It has sex ratio of 916 females per 1000 males. There is a literacy rate of 77.24% in th…

Kullu, Himachal Pradesh

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Kullu, 'Valley of Gods', is a beautiful district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. This name of the valley is because it is believed that at one time it is the home for many Hindu Gods and Divine Souls. Located at an altitude of 1230 meters on the banks of the river Beas, it is known for its magnificent natural environment. The history of this beautiful hill station, discovered by Bijangamani Pal, a resident of Tripura, dates back to the first century. It is said that this region was inaccessible when India attained its independence in 1947.

➤To roam in the summer, this beautiful place is surrounded by steep hillsides, forests, rivers, and apple gardens, and is famous among tourists from all over the world for its natural beauty. Apart from this, Kullu is also famous for its ancient forts, religious places, wildlife sanctuaries and dams.

●Raghunath Temple, dedicated to the Hindu god Ram, is another major attraction of Kullu. In the construction of the temple, an ideal m…

Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh

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Located in the northeast of Himachal Pradesh, Kinnaur is a fascinating tourist destination. This beautiful place is about 250 km from Himachal's capital Shimla. Recong-Peo in front of Kinner Kailash, which is the headquarters of this district, is very beautiful. The area surrounded by high-rise snowy hills and green trees is divided into upper, middle and lower parts of Kinnaur. The border of this district, which is rich in natural beauty, is linked to Tibet, reaching here through the NH-22 by passing through mountain valleys is not less than travelling to a paradise.

The natural beauty of this place is known for snow-covered mountains, beautiful green valleys, mature gardens and lush vineyards. With this, there are several rivers and various species of flora and fauna. The difference in Kinnaur culture from the rest of this state can be seen, because it holds deep equality with Tibetan culture. There are two main valleys in the Kinnaur area-the Sangla Valley and the Hangrang Val…

Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

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Kangra is a tourist spot located in Manjhi and Bener streams in Indian state Himachal Pradesh. Between the Dhauladhar Range and the Shivalik Range, this city is located in the Kangra valley and the Banganga stream is visible. It is also commonly known as Dev Bhoomi, which means the residence of Gods. According to the Vedas, various non-Aryan tribal communities lived here before the arrival of the Aryans. In the great Indian epic Mahabharata, Kangra has been referred to as a triangular state.
Kangra city came under the rule of Muslims after the attack by Muhammad Ghazni in the 10th century. After this, the Katoch dynasty came under the rule of the oldest surviving dynasty. After the conclusion of the first Anglo-Sikh war, Kangra was captured by the British. In 1846, it became a district of colonial India. After the partition of India in 1947, it became a part of Punjab in 1947, but it was transferred to Himachal Pradesh in 1966.

➤Kangra district lies between 31˚ 21′ to 32˚ 59′ N latitu…

Hamirpur , Himachal Pradesh

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Hamirpur is one of the twelve districts of the Indian state Himachal Pradesh. The headquarters of the district is situated in the Hamirpur town. This is the smallest district of Himachal Pradesh. This district has an area of 1118 square kilometers or we can say 432 square miles. This district is located between 31°25' N & 31°52' N and also between 76°18' E & 76°44' E. It is located at an altitude of 785 metres. It is bordered by district Mandi in the East, Bilaspur in the South, Una in the West & Kangra in the North. River Beas separates Hamirpur from Kangra district.
◆Hamirpur district is associated with the Katoch dynasty. Earlier it was a part of Jalandhar-Trigarta empire. Raja Hamir Chand build the fort at Hamirpur and present name of town was derived from this ruler. It is also known as Martyr's Land.
◆The climate of Hamirpur district was not very cold in winters as it is situated closer to plain areas. But the temperature is hot during summers.
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Chamba , Himachal Pradesh

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Chamba is a district of the Indian state Himachal Pradesh. it is northwestern district of Himachal Pradesh. It is located at an altitude of 3268 ft. It is bounded on north west by Jammu, on north east by  Kashmir, east by ladakh,south east by lahaul & barabangal area & south by district Kangra of himachal pradesh& Gurdaspur district of Punjab. It is situated between latitude 32° 11′ 30” North and 33° 13′ 6” North and longitude 75°49' East and 77° 3′ 30” East. It has total area of 6522 square kilometer.

➤Chamba the land of lord Shiva. Dalhousie and khajjiar are the most popular hill stations of this district. There are five lakes, five wild life sanctuaries and countless number of temples.Thousands of people came here every year to spend their vacations.Its high Mountain ranges have given it a sheltered position and helped in preserving its centuries-old relics and many inscriptions. Its head quarters are in chamba town.In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Chamba…