Himachal, Himachal Pradesh, General Info :
- Himachal Quick Glance
Special section providing quick details about Rivers, Lakes, Fishing Resorts, Hot Spring, Museums, Fairs & Festivals, Wildlife Sanctuaries, Zoo, Pheasantry, Temples, Churches, Monasteries, Heriatge Buildings, Important Peaks, Adventure Activities etc.
- Himachal at a Glance
Section providing Facts & Figures about Himachal Pradesh i.e. Area, Population, Males, Females, Sex Ratio, Growth, Density, Litracy Rate, Capital, Districts, Sub-Division, Tehsils, Sub-Tehsils, Development Block, Twons, Panchayats, Panchayat Smities, Zila Parishad, Urban Local Bodies, Nagar Nigam, Nagar Parishad, Nagar Panchayats, Census Villages, Inhabited Villages, Health Institutions, Educational Institutions, Motorable Roads, Villages Connected with roads, Road density, Bridges, No. of National Highways, Identified Hydroelectric Potential etc.
- Important and Famous Places
Section providing information about important places of Himachal Pradesh i.e. The Ridge and The Mall ( Shimla ), Kufri ( Shimla ), Baspa Valley ( The beautiful valley of Kinnaur ), Sangla ( Kinnaur ), Kalpa ( Kinnaur ), Tabo ( Lahaul Spiti ), Pin Valley, Lingti Valley, Kunzum Pass, Ki, Kie or Key Monastery, Keylong, Gondhla, Tandi, Suketi Fossil Park, Khoksar, Rakchham, Nako, Kaza, Kibbar Village, Baralacha La, Kullu, Manali, Manikaran, Vashisht, Pangi Valley, Manimahesh ( Mountain Kailash ), Killar, Kasauli, Timber Trail Parwanoo, Bhakra Dam, Mandi, Kangra, Yol Cantt., Dharamshala, Dharamsala, Mcleod Ganj ( Dharamshala ), Kangra Fort etc.
- Important Distances from various places
Almost each and every part of the state is linked by roads. The Himachal Road Transport Corporation is running its buses covering the whole state. There is huge network of HRTC to cater the needs of the people. Journey to various places of Himachal Pradesh has become easier than ever because of the huge network of HRTC buses and other means like local jeeps and taxies, there is also a huge network of buses from private sector. Section also provide information about important distances from Delhi, Chandigarh, Pathankot, Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala, Chamba, Dalhousie etc.
- Festivals of Himachal
Himachal in fact can be termed as a mini India. Here people of different racial stocks have come together and mingled in the main stream of national life, to make this land a composite of different cultures. Festivals enliven social life and unite the people by bringing them together in joyful celebration of significant events and in shared remembrance of a common past.
- Famous Fairs in Himachal
There are 20 state level fairs or festivals recognised by the the Government at present in Himachal Pradesh. They have an educational, social as well as religious character. These serve the needs of social integration not only for economic sustenance but also for cultural survival. Generally the fairs are held at such a time when the people are free from their household engagements.
- Wildlife in Himachal
The state's protected area network of 32 wildlife sanctuaries and 2 national parks represents the myriad diversity of life in the North Western Himalayas. With 64 species of mammals, 463 of birds, 43 of reptiles and 516 of aquatic fauna teeming among over 3240 species of plants than define a range of eco-system and habitants, there is, for the wildlife enthusiast, the indefatigable trekker and the romantic tourist, an endless quest. There are two national parks in Himachal pradesh. Both are natural wonders.
- Himachal Toy Trains
Himachal Pradesh has two narrow gauge Rail tracks i.e. Kalka to Shimla and Pathankot to Jogindernagar. On both these lines run the mini trains, popularly called 'Toy Trains' by the tourists. Travelling on these trains is a thrilling experience as the lines, trains and the landscape of charming hills, tunnels and bridges and valleys, which one encounters on the way leaves a lasting impression of ecstasy and joy.
- Important STD Codes
Section providing information about STD Codes of various important places of Himachal Pradesh.
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