Hamirpur district in Himachal Pradesh is spread out over an area of 1118 km square. Hamirpur is one of the district out of 12 districts in Himachal Pradesh. Hamirpur district is smallest district of Himachal Pradesh.
HistoryHamirpur district was part of Jalandhar, and was closely attached with katoch dynasty, Hamirpur was carved out in 1972 from Kangra.
Hamirpur district is producer of soldiers and so called as 'Veer Bhumi'. Maximum number of soldiers are from Hamirpur ,in nowadays in Dogra regiment, j&k rifles etc.
Administrative viewHeadquarters : Hamirpur
Tehsils: 5 (Hamirpur and Sujanpur,Barsar, Nadaun and Bhoranj )
Assembly seats: 5 (Barsar, Hamirpur, Sujanpur, Nadaun and Bhoranj)
Loksabha seats: 1 (Hamirpur)
GeographyHamirpur district is located in West of Himachal pradesh between 31°25′N and 31°52′N and between 76°18′E and 76°44′E. Hamirpur is located at the altitude of about 780 Meters.
Weather/climateHamirpur district in Himachal Pradesh have temperature more than other districts as Hamirpur is not hilly area like other districts. Temperature during summers sometimes reach around 45 degrees. During winters temperature is cool.
Demographic ViewPopulation: 4,54,768
Population density: 410 per km square
Area: 1118 km square
Literacy rate: 100 %
Sex Ratio: 1095
Hamirpur have an area of around 1118 km square and population of 4,54,768 in which population of male are around 217,07 and females around 237,698 according to census 2011,which is rarely seen ,more females than male.
Places of interest/Tourist places in Hamirpur- Hamirpur
- Sujanpur Tira
Interesting facts about Hamirpur district- Hamirpur district is smallest district in Himachal Pradesh.
- Literacy rate is highest i.e 100 %.
- Population of females is more than men.
- sex ratio of Hamirpur district is 1095 females per 1000 male.
- Hamirpur is also called as 'Martyr's Land' or 'Veer Bhumi'.
How to reach Hamirpur?Road Transport
Distance from Dharamshala - 94 km
Distance from Chandigarh - 206 km
Nearest Railway station
Pathankot- 185 km
Gaggal - 83 km