Himachal Pradesh | Facts and Figures

himachal pradesh

Capital : Shimla

Dharamshala is the winter capital.

Statehood : 25 January 1971

Area : 55,673 km2

Himachal Pradesh is the 18th largest state by area.

Population : 68 + Lakhs

Based on 2011 census, population in Himachal Pradesh is more than 68 lakhs and ranks 21st position. Therefore the population density is 123 persons per square kilometer.

Language : Hindi


Below are the letters in Hindi:

अ आ इ ई उ ऊ ए ऐ ओ औ अं अः ऋ

क ख ग घ ङ

च छ ज झ ञ

ट ठ ड ढ ण

त थ द ध न

प फ ब भ म

य र ल व

श ष स ह

क्ष त्र ज्ञ

Number of Districts : 12

Below are the districts in Himachal Pradesh:

  1. Bilaspur
  2. Chamba
  3. Hamirpur
  4. Kangra
  5. Kinnaur
  6. Kullu
  7. Lahaul and Spiti
  8. Mandi
  9. Shimla
  10. Sirmaur
  11. Solan
  12. Una

Vehicle registration code: HP

Literacy rate : 83.7%

According to 2011 census, Himachal Pradesh stands 4th in literacy rate.

State Animal : Snow leopard

State Bird : Western Tragopan

State Flower : Rhododendron

State Tree : Deodar

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