Himachal Pradesh (Hindi: हिमाचल प्रदेश) is a state in northern India. Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. It covers an area of 56,019 km² (21,629 mi²), although the border with China is still disputed. The land contains high mountains. In traditional Indian geography it falls under the North Indian zone.
State of India
A map showing where the location of Himachal Pradesh is in the Republic of India
Map of Himachal
|• Legislature||Unicameral (295* seats)|
|• Total||56,019 km2 (21,629 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+05:30 (IST)|
|Official languages||Punjabi · English|
Himachal Pradesh was part of Indian Punjab before 1966.