This is another area
situated at lower elevation and comparatively warmer but has some hilly
ranges covered with Pine forests. These hills can be developed for
trekking and camping during winter months. This district was made in
1972 by carving it out from the Kangra district. It is well connected by
roads from all sides and thus can be promoted as a tourist destination
by developing some historical and religious places. At present the known
attractions are Deot-Sidh, Temple of Sujanpur Tihra and Nadaun. Hamirpur
town is the Headquarter of this District, which lies on Shimla
AREA: 1118 sq. km
POPULATION: 4.12 lakh
CLOTHING: Cotton clothes in
Summer and light woollen in winter.
Punjabi, English are understood and spoken by the people engaged in
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.
ROAD: Hamirpur is approachable
by road from Shimla, Chandigarh and Pathankot.