Himachal Pradesh

Frae Wikipedia
Lowp tae: navigation, rake
Himachal Pradesh
State
Location o Himachal Pradesh in Indie
Map o Himachal Pradesh
Coordinates (Shimla): 31°6′12″N 77°10′20″E / 31.10333°N 77.17222°E / 31.10333; 77.17222
Kintra Indie
Established 25 Januar 1971
Caipital Shimla
Lairgest ceety Shimla
Destricts
Government
 • Govrenor Urmila Singh
 • Chief Meenister Prem Kumar Dhumal[1] (BJP)
 • Legislatur Unicameral[2] (68 seats)
 • Parliamentary constituency 4
 • Heich Court Himachal Pradesh Heich Court
Area
 • Total 55,673 km2 (21,495 sq mi)
Area rank 17t
Elevation 2,319 m (7,608 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 6,856,509
 • Rank 21st
 • Density 123/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-HP
HDI Increase 0.652 (medium)
HDI rank 3rd (2011)
Literacy 83.78%
Offeecial leids Hindi, Punjabi
Website himachal.nic.in

Himachal Pradesh (Hindi: हिमाचल प्रदेश Panjabi: ਹਿਮਾਚਲ ਪਰਦੇਸ਼) [ɦɪmaːtʃəl prəd̪eːʃ] ( listen)) is a state in Northren Indie.

Himachal Pradesh is kent tae be abundant in natural brawnnie.[3] Efter the war atween Nepal an Britain kent as the Gurkha War an aw, the Breetish colonial govrenment came intae pouer. In 1950 Himachal wis declared as a union territory but efter the State o Himachal Pradesh Act 1971, Himachal emergit as the 18t state o the Republic o India. Hima means snaw in Sanskrit, an the literal meanin o the state's name is In the lap o Himalayas.[4] It wis namit bi ane o the great Sanskrit scholars o Himachal Pradesh, Acharya Diwakar Datt Sharma.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Chief Minister, Himachal Pradesh
  2. "Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha". Hpvidhansabha.nic.in. 2011-04-18. Retrieved 2011-06-15. 
  3. Singh 2000, p. 1.
  4. "Literal meaning of Himachal Pradesh". www.himachalpradesh.us. Retrieved 2007-05-20.