Hamirpur is a district of Himachal Pradesh state, India. Hamirpur town is the headquarters of Hamirpur district.
Geography of Hamirpur
Geographical area of Hamirpur district is 19,278 Hectares. Hamirpur district is located in the south western part of Himachal Pradesh. It is covered by lower Himalayas, the elevation varies from the 400 meters to 1,100 meters. The main hill ranges of the district are known as Jakh Dhar & Sola Singhi Dhar.
Hamirpur town lies to the east of this range where the country is undulating but in the north and north east bare and rugged hills, deep ravines with precipitous sides transform the landscape into what has been described as an agitated sea suddenly arrested and fixed stones.
Main Rivers : Beas River is the main rivers that flow East to West direction. Bakar Khad, Kunha Khad and Man Khad drain into river Beas, while sukar Khad and Mundkhar Khad drain into Seer Khad which ultimately mingles into the river Satluj.
Latitude of Hamirpur city : 31º 25' to 31º 52' North
Longitude of Hamirpur city : 76º 18' to 76º 44' East
Culture of Hamirpur District
In Hamirpur district people speak dialects of western Pahari. Other Languages are Hindi, Punjabi and English are spoken by the people.
Fauna & Flora in Hamirpur District
There are various species of plants and forest trees such as Kikar, Ambla, Neem, Khair, Bil, Sirish, Karal, Taur, Kasmal etc are found in this district. The species of animals namely leopard, jackal kakar, hare, wild boar, monkey and sambhar are commonly found in the district.
Sub-Division in Hamirpur District
In Hamirpur District there is 4 sub division
Tehsils in Hamirpur District
Hamirpur District divide into 5 Tehsils
Blocks in Hamirpur District
In Hamirpur District there is 6 Blocks
Assembly Segments in Hamirpur District
In Hamirpur District there is 5 Assembly Segments
Cities and Towns in Hamirpur District
Transport in Hamirpur District
Nearest airport is Gaggal Airport is approx. 83 Kms far from Hamirpur
The nearest railway stations from Hamirpur is Una (Broad Gauge Railway line) and Jawalamukhi Road (Narrow Gauge Railway line).
Bus Station in Hamirpur District
Hamirpur Bus Station
Tourist places in Hamirpur District
Religious Place in Hamirpur District
Jhanyari Devi Temple
Gasota Mahadev Temple
Baba Balak Nath Temple
Murli Manohar Mandir
Gurudwara sahib Nadaun
Peer- Saheb Grave
Universities in Hamirpur District
National Institute of Technology
Colleges in Hamirpur District
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Memorial Government Postgraduate College
Government Polytechnic College Hamirpur
B.B.N. College, Chakmoh
Agriculture in Hamirpur District
Wheat, maize, rice, pulses, oilseeds and vegetables are grown in this district.