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.
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Last Updated on : July 19, 2014