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Palampur is a beautiful hill station and one of best tourist places in Himachal Pradesh. Palampur is located in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, India. Palampur is a Municipal council in Kangra valley , surrounded by gardens of tea, forest and also Dhauladhar ranges.
Palampur is also known as 'Tea capital of North India'. Palampur is known for many famous personalities.
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Snow covered Dhauladhar ranges from Palampur

History of Palampur, Kangra

Palampur derived from name 'Palum' which means water, combination of water,tea gardens, rice paddies and mountains. Palampur is one of the beautiful and best tourist place in Himachal Pradesh and North India.
Palampur was earlier part of Jalandhar kingdom.
In 1849 Dr. Jameson, Superintendent of Botanical Gardens, introduced tea bush from Almora. In 18th century it was made as tehsil with success of tea gardens. With increase of success of Tea gardens and business , several schools hotels, buildings and other construction work started in Palampur, Kangra.
Before independence first prime minister of India , visited palampur that's why Nehru chawk was built here to remember that event.
After independence military station, PWD office, CSIR , housing board etc were constructed.

Demography of Palampur, Kangra

Palampur is one of the biggest city in Himachal Pradesh, and has population around 3500. Sex Ratio in Palampur city is around 953 female out of 1000 male.
- Literacy rate : around 91 %
- No. of houses : 853
Most of Population in city is of Hindu community , out of total population around 93 ℅ of Population is of Hindus.

Geography of Palampur

Palampur is a hill station located at a height of around 1500 Meters above sea level. Palampur is located in northern India , in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.  Snow covered ranges of Dhauladhar can be seen from palampur city. Palampur is around 30 km from Dharamshala.

Weather of Palampur city

Temperature in Palampur varies with seasons. In winter temperature drops around -4° Celsius , whereas in summers temperature is around 30° to 34° Celsius.
- Average Temperature in Summer : 33° Celsius
- Average Temperature in winters: -3° Celsius

Popular personalities from Palampur

  • Captain Vikram Batra - Army man
  • Shanta Kumar - Politician
  • Ch. Sarvan Kumar - Politician
  • Praveen Sharma - Politician
  • Shiv Kumar - Politician
  • Kunj Behari Lal Butail - Politician
  • Behari Lal Butail - Politician

Market in Palampur| Kangra

There is very famous market in Palampur and are several shopping complex and brands showrooms etc.
Old cooperative such as Bhuttico, is known for woolen dresses.
There are several shops for grocery, vegetables, fruits , stationery, electrical appliances etc.
There are malls like 3D plaza and Grand Plaza shopping malls in Palampur.

Temples in Palampur

* Devi latti Lakhni
* Birni Mata temple
* Vindhyavasini temple
* Bandla devi temple
* Mata Ashapuri Mandir
* Shiva temple baijnath

Tourist places in Palampur

  1. Neugal Cafe
  2. Country's 1st bamboo museum in IHBT
  3. Bir & billing
  4. Sobha Singh Art Gallary
  5. Saurabh Van Vihar
  6. Chamunda Devi temple
  7. Baijnath temple
  8. Neugal khad
  9. Bundla stream and Bundla tea estate

How to reach Palampur ?

Palampur , a beautiful hill station for tourism can be visited by road, railway and air transport.
  • Road Transport 
Palampur is connected with all big cities by road Transportation. Bus , taxi services are available to visit this beautiful destination.
* Distance of Palampur from Delhi : 530 km
* Distance of Palampur from Chandigarh : 253 km
* Distance of Palampur from Shimal : 258 km
  • Railway Transport
Palampur is connected with railway line also. Palampur is connected with Pathankot by rail network.
* Distance of Palampur railway station from bus stand : 4 km
* Distance of Pathankot railway from Palampur - 143 km
  • Air transport
Nearest Airport : Gaggal Airport (41 km )