Shimla District Map

District Map of Shimla

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The nomenclature of the picture perfect hill station Shimla can be traced to the term 'Shyamalaya' meaning blue hills. The erstwhile 'Summer Capital of India', Shimla District covers an area of 5131 sq. km and is nestled amongst the lofty Shivalik Ranges at an altitude varying between 300 - 6000m. Extending from 77o-0" and 78o-19" east longitude and 30o-45" and 31o-44" north latitude, Shimla is encircled by Mandi and Kullu in the north, Kinnaur in the east, the state of Uttaranchal in the south, Sirmaur, district in the west.

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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Facts of Shimla District
StateHimachal Pradesh
District HQShimla
Population (2011)814010
Sex Ratio915
Area (km2)5131
Density (/km2) 159
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)
Languages Hindi, Pahari
Rivers Sutlej, Pabbar, Giri
Lat-Long 31.128199,77.638779
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