Fact File of District Hamirpur

                                                                                         

Administrative Setup

Literacy Rate
Geographical  Area Health Setup
Total Population Distances
People & Culture Education
Cattle Population Climate
Industrial Units General


Total Population                   4,12,009

As per 2001 Census

Male  1,95,971    
Female  2,16,038        
Rural  3,81,836   
Urban  30,173    
Sex Ratio  1000 : 1102 Male : Female
Density of Population  369

Per Square KM

People & Culture

 

      
Major Religions  Hinduism     
Languages Spoken  Hindi, Punjabi, Pahari 
Culture

 Pahari

     
Traditions

 Pahari

    
Economy

 Agriculture Based

 
Literacy Rate      Aggregate  83.16

 As per 2001 Census

Male Literacy  90.86
Female Literacy  76.41

Geographical  Area  

 As per 1999-2000   

Forest Area  19,278 Hectares      
Cultivated Area  36,118 Hectares      
Unusable Area  13,993 Hectares     
Altitude  400 meters to 1232 meters        
Longitude  7618. to 7644. [East]       
Latitude  3152. to 3158. [North]      
Major Rivers  Beas River                                       
Climate  Cold in winter & Hot in summer  Rainy from July to Sept.
Temparature  At Hqrs.  Max: 37-39   Min: 3-5 deg

Distances (Hamirpur)  From State Capital Shimla  170 Kms. 
Nearest Railway Station  Una, Amb 80 Kms, 70 Kms respectively
Nearest Airport  Gaggal [Kangra]  83 Kms

Administrative Setup

            
Parliamentry Const.  1 [3-Hamirpur]
Assembly Segments  5 [36-Bhoranj (SC), 37-Sujanpur, 38-Hamirpur, 39-Barsar, 40-Nadaun]
No. of Sub-Divisions  4 [Hamirpur, Nadaun, Barsar, Bhoranj]
No. of Tehsils  6 [Hamirpur, Nadaun, Barsar, Sujanpur, Bhoranj, Bamson (at Touni Devi)]
No. of Sub-Tehsils  2 [Dhatwal (at Bijhari), Galore]
No. of Kanungo Circles  19
No. of Patwar Circles  198
Urban Bodies  4 [MC Hamirpur, NP Bhota, NP Nadaun, NP Sujanpur]
Development Blocks  6 [Hamirpur,Nadaun,Bhoranj,Bijhari,Sujanpur,Touni Devi]
Panchayats  229
Villages  1694 

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