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Himachal Pradesh literally means “Land of Snowy Mountains”. The state of Himachal Pradesh popularly called ‘Abode of Gods’ Devbhoomi, the Fruit bowl of India, the Apple State of India and Nature’s Paradise is nestled in the Western Himalayas between30 degree22’ to 33 degree 12’ North latitude and 75 degree 47’ to 78 degree 04’ East longitude.

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Largest District Areawise Lahaul-Spiti (13,835 Sqkm)
Largest District Population wise Kangra (15,10,075)
Largest River Volume wise Chenab (7,500 Sqkm)
Longest River Sutlej (320km)
Largest Glacier Barra Shigri (in Lahaul –Spiti)
Largest Wildlife Sanctuary Kibber (1,400 Sqkm. ;Lahaul –Spiti)
Largest Natural Lake Renuka Lake (Sirmour)
Largest Artificial Lake Govind Sagar Lake (168 Sqkm.)
Highest Lake Suraj Tal Lake (4,800m)
Largest Hot water Spring Manikaran (Distt. Kullu)
Highest Mountain Peak Shilla (7,026 m ; distt. Kinnaur)
Largest Irrigation Scheme. Shahnahar Pariyojna
Largest Airport Gaggal (Kangra)
Asia’s Largest Fish Breeding Centre Deoli (Distt. Bilaspur)
Longest National Highway Hindustan – Tibet Border Road

(Parwanoo to Kaurik ; 495 km)

Largest Hydro – Electric Project Parbati Hydel Project

(2051 MW) in Distt. Kullu

Highest Hydro-Electric Project Rong Tong in Distt. Lahaul – Spiti
District with largest Road length Kangra
District with highest literacy rate Hamirpur (89.01%)
District with highest Sex Ratio Hamirpur (1096)
District with highest Population Density Hamirpur (406 per sq Km)
District with highest SC population Kangra
District with highest ST population Chamba
District with higheswt %age of SC Population Sirmour (29.61%)
District with highest %age of ST Population Lahaul-Spiti (72.95%)
District with highest Urban Population Shimla
District with highest Rural Population Kangra
District having no Urban Population Lahaul- Spiti & Kinnaur
District with highest Decedal Growth rate Una (+16.30%)
District with Highest No. of Crimes Kangra
District with highest No. of Electors Kangra
Areawise largest legislative constituency Lahaul-spiti (13835 Sqkm.)
Largest Urban Settlement Shimla (1,42,161 persons)
Areawise largest Lok Sabha constituency Mandi
District with highest number of Gram Panchayats Kangra (760)
District with highest number of unelectrified villages Kinnaur (40)
District with highest density of Roads in India Hamirpur
District with highest Road Length Kangra
District with highest No. of small scale Industries Kangra
District with highest No. of sub – Tehsils Mandi
District with largest Apple production Shimla
District with largest Ginger Production Sirmour
District with largest Potato Production Shimla
Cereal Crop Grown in largest Area Wheat (366.59 Hectare)
Cereal Crop having largest Production Maize
Largest Fruit Processing Plant Parwanoo
Highest Mountain Pass Prangla (5548 m)
Highest Bridge in Asia Kheri Nullah Bridge (115 m)
Second highest Dam in Asia Bhakhra (on river Sutlej)
Highest Cricket Ground in the World Chail (Distt. Solan)
Highest Village Kibber (at 4270 m in Spiti)
India’s Highest Telephone Exchange Kibber (at 4270 m in Spiti)
District Headquarter located at the Highest altitude from the Sea level Keylong (3165 m ;Distt. Lahaul – Spiti)
Longest Bridge Yamuna Bridge ; Poanta Sahib
Longest Railway Line Pathankot –Joginder Nagar (113 Km.)
Longest Serving Chief Minister Dr. Y.S.Parmar
Largest Administrative Division Mandi (5 Districts, viz : Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kullu, Lajaul – spiti, Mandi)
Rainest District Kangra
Rainiest place Dharamshala (3500 mm)
Driest District Lahaul – Spiti
Driest place Spiti

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