Highlights:

  • Established: 25 January 1971
  • Capital: Shimla, Dharamshala (second capital in winters)
  • Located in North India
  • Area: 55673 sq.km
  • Famous for Hill Stations, Temples and Natural Locations

Major Cities

  • Shimla
  • Mandi
  • Solan
  • Dharamshala
  • Kangra
  • Nahan
  • Baddi
  • Paonta Sahib
  • Chamba
  • Kullu

Connectivity

  • Air: Major Airports
    • Shimla Airport
    • Bhuntar Airport in Kullu
    • Gaggal Airport near Dharamshala
  • Rail:
    • Kalka Shimla Railway is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Road: Himachal Pradesh is well connected by State and National Highways. Roads are the major mode of transport.

Tourism: Famous Places

  • Shimla
  • Kullu
  • Manali
  • Dharamshala
  • Dalhousie
  • Chamba
  • Bir
  • Bilaspur

Website: Himachal.nic.in