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General Knowledge about Himachal Pradesh - HP GK for Exams


Himachal Pradesh



Himachal Pradesh

हिमाचल प्रदेश


Country

India


Established

25 January 1971


Capital

Shimla


Largest city

Shimla


Districts


12[show]
Bilaspur
Chamba
Hamirpur
Kangra
Kinnaur
Kullu
Lahaul and Spiti
Mandi
Shimla
Sirmaur
Solan
Una


Government


- Governor

Urmila Singh


- Chief Minister

Prem Kumar Dhumal


- Legislature
(68 seats)


Area


- Total

55,673 km2 (21,495.5 sq mi)


Area rank

17th


Elevation

2,319 m (7,608 ft)


Population (2011)


- Total

6,856,509


- Rank

21st


- Density

123.2/km2 (319/sq mi)


Time zone

IST (UTC+05:30)


ISO 3166 code

IN-HP


HDI

0.681 (medium)


HDI rank

8th (2005)


Literacy

83.78%


Official languages

Hindi[3]


Website

himachal.nic.in

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