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Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh is called the ‘Apple State’ because the country’s first apples were cultivated here. It was also the first Indian state to process potatoes. Asia’s largest fruit-processing plant and the world’s highest cricket grounds are located at Parwanoo and Chail (near Shimla) in Himachal Pradesh.

Area : Around 55,673 km
Population : 60,70,305.
Main Languages : Hindi and Pahari (of various dialects).
Capital : Shimla

Location :
460 m to 6,600 m high in the western Himalayas Jammu and Kashmir, U.P., Haryana and Punjab border it on the north, south-east, south and west. It shares an international border with Tibet on the east.

Rivers :
Snow-fed, perennial rivers like the hydel power generation to the state.

Precipitation :
The state receives an average rainfall of 181.6 cm, the wettest being Dharmasala. The regions in the north experience bitter winters with heavy snowfall.

Other Hill Stations :
Dharmasala, a major centre of Tibetan culture, is at present home to the Dalai Lama. Narkanda, situated at a height of 2700 m, has the magnificent snow-clad Himalayan peak, the Kinner Kailash. Kulu on the bank of the Beas is famous for apple orchards. The picturesque Dalhousie, where stately deodars and oak trees grow, is a hill station that spreads over five hills at altitudes of 2039,. Tea gardens and pine forests abound in Palampur, located at a height of 1219 m. Bir and Billing, two of the best aerosport sites in the world, host the country’s only international hand-gliding festival. Kangra is famous for its miniature paintings.

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