About Hamirpur

Hamirpur district forms the middle part of the State. It is bound by Kangra district in the north, Mandi district in the north east, Bilaspur and Una districts in the south east and south respectively.  It is located between 76°16" and 76°43" East longitudes and 31°35" and 31°55" North latitudes. As per revenue record the geographical area of this district is 1, 10,070 hectares and according to Survey of India total geographical area is 1118 sq. kms.... http://www.hpsamb.nic.in/apmc/hamirpur/about

History-Hamirpur

The early history of the region covered by the present district of Hamirpur may be traced back to the Palaeolithic age as evidenced by the discovery of choppers, hand axes and pebble cores. According to the Pauranic tradition the earliest known Aryan people who settled in this region, lying between the Yamuna and the Vindhyas, were known as Chedis. The Chedi kingdom was known as tone of the16 most important kingdom of that period in Mahabharat... http://hamirpur.nic.in/about/history.html

Access and Weather of Hamirpur

How to reach

By Road -Hamirpur is approachable by road from Shimla, Chandigarh and Pathankot.

By Rail - The nearest broad gauge railway station is Una and nearest narrow gauge railway station is Ranital (Pathankot-Joginder Nagar railway line) and is connected by regular bus service.

By Air - The closest airport is at Gaggal which is approx. 83 Km far from Hamirpur where frequent bus/taxi service are available to Hamirpur.

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