As per the 2001 Census, Shimla District has recorded a population size of 7,21,745. The local inhabitants primarily depend upon agriculture for their subsistence.
Shimla with its panoramic rhapsodies offers a plethora of tourist spots. The eminent ones include the Himachal State Museum and Library, Viceregal Lodge and Botanical Gardens, Indian Institute Of Advanced Studies, The Mall, Glenn, Annandale and Prospect Hill, Summer Hill, Potter Hill, Elysium Hill, respectively. Besides several nearby places like Rampur, Wild Flower Hall, etc and the sanctified temples and cathedrals also attract tourists. Adventure lovers can have a gala time exploring the innumerable trekking, fishing, skiing, camping, and golf and ice-skating options.
|Total /Rural/ Urban||Population||Child Population in the age group 0-6||Literates|
|Facts of Shimla District|
|Tehsils||Rampur, Kumarsain, Sunni, Shimla (R), Shimla (U), Theog, Chaupal, Jubbal, Kotkhai, Rohru, Chirgaon, Dodra Kawar|
|Lok Sabha Constituencies||Shimla (SC), Mandi|
|Assembly Constituencies||Chopal, Theog, Kasumpti, Shimla, Shimla Rural, Jubbal-Kotkhai, Rampur (SC), Rohru (SC)|
|Rivers||Sutlej, Pabbar, Giri|
|Travel Destinations||Himachal State Museum & Library, Viceregal Lodge & Botanical Gardens, Prospect Hill, Summer Hill, Potter Hill, Elysium Hill, Christ Church & St. Michael's Cathedral, Jakhu Temple, Sankat Mochan temple, Tara Devi Temple, Kali Bari Temple etc.|
|Government Colleges/Universities||Himachal Pradesh University, Government College of Pharmacy (Rohru), Government College (Theog), Govt College (Kotshera), Govt College (Rampur), Government Degree College (Nerwa), Government College (Seoni), G.B. Pant Memorial Govt College (Rampur) etc.|
Last Updated on : January 23, 2015