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IMPORTANT STATISTICAL DATA

Sr. No. 

Description

Unit

      Quantity

 

1

Area          

Sq. Kms.            

55,673

 

2

Location       

N. Latitude   

   32o 22' 40" to

33o 12' 40"

                           

 

E. Longitude

   75o 74' 55" to

79o 04' 22"    

3

Districts

No.                     

12

 

4

Development Blocks

No.                  

72

 

5

Population (1991 Census)

No.                     

51,70,877

 

6

Density

Persons/sq.km.    

93

 

7

Health Centres &    Hospitals   

No.                  

1,201

 

8

Towns                  

No.                    

58

 

9

Workforce              

Lac                  

17.8

 

10

Per Capita Income      

Rs.                 

8,747

 

11

Literacy Rate          

%                     

63.9

 

12

Educational Institutions:

 

 

 

 

(i)  

Primary          

No.                  

8,393

    

(ii) 

Middle           

No.                  

1,086

    

(iii)

Higher+2         

No.                  

1,250

     

(iv) 

Colleges         

No.                   

55

    

(v)  

Universities     

No.                   

3

    

(vi) 

Medical/Dental   

No.                   

4

          

 

Colleges

 

 

    

vii)

Engg. Colleges    

No.                    

2

    

(viii)

Polytechnics     

No.                   

6

13

Industries             

 

No.                  

1546

14.              

 Power Scenario (HPSEB) 

 

 

 

as on 31-3-1999

 

 

 

(i) 

Electrification of census villages

100

 

 

(ii)

Per Capita Consumption

KWh                   

346

 

(iii) 

HV Substations  

No.                      

30

 

 

(66 KV and above)    

 

 

 

(iv) 

33 KV Substations

No.                      

95

 

(v)  

HT lines

Kms               

22,079

 

(vi)  

LT lines

Kms.              

45,143

 

 MAJOR TOWNS:

 

Major Towns

Altitude in M.

STD Code

             Temperature

Distance from Shimla

 

 

 

 

Min.  oC

Max. oC

 ( Kms)

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

1

Shimla

2205

177

(‑)1.8

31.4

2

Sunder Nagar

750

1907

0.6

41.5

133

3

Nahan

914

1702

1.3

44.8

138

4

Solan

1498

1792

0.5

24.7

45

5

Mandi

754

1905

1.5

30

158

6

Dharamshala

1220

1892

2.8

38.6

275

7

Chamba

1220

1892

2

35

435

8

Kullu

1217

1902

2.5

38

230

9

Poanta Sahib

500

1704

10.4

46

170

10

Hamirpur

785

1972

11.3

40

170

11

Bilaspur

610

197

810

41.5

86

12

Una

560

1975

12.4

44.02

20

13

Kalpa

2769

17852

(‑) 9.0

28.2

260

14

Reckong Peo

2780

17852

(‑) 9.0

23

275

15

Pooh

2800

17853

(‑)11.0

23

315

16

Dalhousie

2300

1899

(‑) 2.0

28

390

17

Kangra

815

1892

6

42

260

18

Palampur

1270

1894

1.5

35

270

19

Bhabanagar

1200

17865

(‑) 5.0

32

180

20

Banjar

1250

1902

4.3

36

230

21

Keylong

2550

19002

(‑)10.0

27.5

388

22

Kaza

2950

1906

(‑)25.0

26

450

23

Udaipur

2400

1903

(‑) 8.0

28

370

24

Rampur

950

1782

3

37

130

25

Rohru

1600

1781

2.5

34

120

26

Chopal

1800

17836

(‑) 2.0

31.5

125

27

Manali

2012

1902

(‑) 7.0

30.3

269

28

Parwanoo

520

1792

6

42

90

RAIN FALL.

Annual average rainfall varies from 50 Cms to 250 Cms. The State can be divided into three Zones according to rainfall.

1. Outer Himalayas & average rainfall from 50 Cms to 250 Cms.
2. Inner Himalayas & average rainfall from 75 Cms to 125 Cms.
3. Alpine Zone & snowbound areas.

MAJOR RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES.


1. Yamuna & Giri, Tons, Bata, Pabbar.

2. Beas & Solang, Manalsukh,Sujoin, Fozal Nalla, Sarvari, Parvati, Sainj.

3. Satluj & Spiti, Baspa, Tidong, Ranger, Kaushly, Khira Ka Nalla, Dabar Kha.
4. Chenab & Chandra, Bhaga, Sanjari Nalla, Miyar Nalla, Chobia, Kalicho, Harser, Drati, Marshu, Cheni & Sach.

5. Ravi & Budhil, Tundah, Shal, Siul & Seewa.

Transport Infrastructure

(a) Rail head

Broad gauge

Kalka, Pathankot, Una.

Narrow gauge

Shimla, Joginder Nagar.

(b) Airports

Jubbar Hatti (Shimla), Bhunter (Kullu), Gaggal (Kangra).

(c) Motorable Roads

19,310 Kms.

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