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Fact File

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Last Updated On: 14/06/2017  

Total Population                 

As per 2011 Census

Male

2,17,070 

   

Female

2,37,698 

       

Rural

4,23,338 

  

Urban

 31,430

   

Sex Ratio

1000:1095 

Male : Female

Density of Population

 407

Per Square KM

People & Culture

 

    As Per 2011 Census  

Major Religions

 Hinduism     

Languages Spoken

 Hindi, Punjabi, Pahari 

Culture

 Pahari

     

Traditions

 Pahari

    

Economy

 Agriculture Based

 

Literacy Rate      Aggregate

 

As per 2011 Census

Male Literacy

 94.36%

Female Literacy

  82.62% 

Geographical  Area

 

   As per 2011 Census    

Forest Area

18,232 Hectares

     

Cultivated Area

35,295 Hectares

     

Total Area

1,10,224 Hectares

    

Altitude

400 meters to 1232 meters

       

Longitude

76°18. to 76°44. [East]

      

Latitude

31°52. to 31°58. [North]

     

Major Rivers

Beas River

                                      

Climate

 Cold in winter & Hot in summer

 Rainy from July to Sept.

Temparature

 At Hqrs.

 Max: 37-39   Min: 3-5 deg

Distances (Hamirpur)

 From State Capital Shimla

 170 Kms. 

Nearest Railway Station

 Una, Amb

80 Kms, 70 Kms respectively

Nearest Airport

 Gaggal [Kangra]

 83 Kms

Administrative Setup

            

Parliamentry Const.

 1 [3-Hamirpur]

Assembly Segments

 5 [36-Bhoranj (SC), 37-Sujanpur, 38-Hamirpur, 39-Barsar, 40-Nadaun]

No. of Sub-Divisions

 5 [Hamirpur, Nadaun, Barsar, Bhoranj, Sujanpur]

No. of Tehsils

 7 [Hamirpur, Nadaun, Barsar, Sujanpur, Bhoranj, Bamson (at Touni Devi), Dhatwal (at Bijhari)]

No. of Sub-Tehsils

 2 [ Galore, Kangoo]

No. of Kanungo Circles

 19

No. of Patwar Circles

 198

Urban Bodies

 4 [MC Hamirpur, MC Sujanpur, NP Bhota, NP Nadaun]

Development Blocks

 6 [Hamirpur, Nadaun, Bhoranj, Bijhari, Sujanpur, Touni Devi]

Gram Panchayats

 229

Total Villages

 1780 

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