Facts of Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh


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Population ( As per 2001 Census ) :-


Male - 3,80,244
Female - 3,41,501
Rural - 5,54,912
Urban - 1,66,833
BPL Household - 31681
Sex ratio - 898
Density of population (per KM²) - 141
Total Population - 7,21,745

People and Culture :-


Major Religions - Hindu
Languages Spoken - Hindi,Pahari
Culture - Pahari
Traditions - Pahari
Economy Based upon - Agriculture

Geographical Area ( in KM²) :- 5131 sq. km


Forest Area (by Village Paper 1999-2000) - 119331 Hect.
Cultivated Area (by Village Paper 1999-2000) - 101160 Hect.
Unusable Area (by Village Paper 1999-2000) - 49051 Hect.
Longitude - East(76º59'22''-78º18'40'')
Latitude - North (30º45'48''-30º43'0'')
Major Rivers - Sutlej , Pabbar , Giri

Climate:-


Nearest Railway Station - Shimla (1 Km from Mall Road Shimla )
Nearest Airport - Jubbarhatti Airport (14 Kms from Bus Stand Shimla.)

Administrative Set up :-


No. of Sub-Divisions - 7
No. of Tehsils - 12 Tehsils,5 Sub-Tehsils
Development Blocks - 10
Panchayats - 363
Census Villages - 2895
Revenue Villages - 3213
Patwar Circles - 302
Kanungo Circles - 38

Education :-



Primary Schools - 1616
Middle Schools - 355
High Schools - 112
Sr. Secondary Schools - 195
Engineering Colleges - 0
Medical Colleges - 1
Other Colleges (in Shimla Town) - 4
University - 1

Animal Husbandry ( As on 12-07-2001) :-


Hospitals - 36
Dispensaries - 194
Mobile Units - 2
Others / Farms - 25

Cattle Population ( As per cattle census 2003 ) :-


Cows - 307187
Buffaloes - 16292
Yak - 9
Mithun - 3
Sheep - 98376
Goats - 98223
Horses & Ponnies - 2050
Mules - 3963
Camels - 0
Donkeys - 904
Pigs - 544
Total Livestock - 527551

General ( Per 1000 ) :-


Telephone Connections per 2000) - 74.5
Length of Pucca Roads - 2048
Length of Kutcha Roads - 1172
Number of Post Offices - 348
Electrified Villages - 100%
Nationalized Bank Branches - 122
Name of Lead Bank - UCO Bank Cooperative Bank Branches - 42
Major Crops ( Rabi ) - Wheat , Potato
Major Crops ( Kharif ) - Maize,Rice,Potato

Health Setup ( As on 12-07-2001 , CMO Office Shimla ) :-


Regional Hospitals - 1
Block Hospitals (Civil) - 9
PHC s / Sub-Centres - 313
Subsidiary Health Centres - 30
Dispensaries - 30
Ayurvedic Hospitals (as on 31-12-2000) - 2
Ayurvedic Dispensaries - 147


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