himachal GK

Some Important Things To Know


Country India
Region North India
Established 25 Jan. 1971
Capital Shimla
Largest city Shimla


Governor Acharya Dev Vrat
Chief Justice Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir
Chief Minister Sh. Jai Ram Thakur (BJP)
Legislature Unicameral (68 seats)
Parliamentary constituency 4


Total 55,673 km2 (21,495 sq mi)
Area rank 17th
Elevation 2,319 m (7,608 ft)

Population (2011)

Total 6,856,509
Rank 20th
Density 123/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-HP
HDI 0.652 (medium)
HDI rank 3rd (2011)
Literacy 83.78%
Official language Hindi, English, Pahari

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