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Mandi, Himachal Pradesh

human settlement

Mandi (/ˈmndi/) is a major city in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is the capital of the Mandi District. It was formerly called Mandav Nagar,[2][3] and is also known as Sahor.[4] It is located 153 kilometres (95 mi) north of state capital, Shimla.[5] It is in the north-west Himalayas. The average altitude is about 1,044 metres (3,425 ft),[6]

Mandi
City
Nickname(s): 
Choti Kashi, Varanasi Of Hills
Mandi is located in Himachal Pradesh
Mandi
Mandi
Mandi is located in India
Mandi
Mandi
Coordinates: 31°42′25″N 76°55′54″E / 31.70694°N 76.93167°E / 31.70694; 76.93167Coordinates: 31°42′25″N 76°55′54″E / 31.70694°N 76.93167°E / 31.70694; 76.93167
CountryIndia
StateHimachal Pradesh
DistrictMandi
MunicipalityMandi
Established1527
Founded byAjbar Sen
TalukasMandi Sadar
Government
 • BodyMunicipal Council of Mandi
 • Deputy CommissionerSh. Sandeep Kadam, IAS
 • Superintendent of policeSh. Abhishek Dular, IPS
Elevation
850 m (2,790 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total26,422
 • Rank6 in HP
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
 • RegionalMandeali
Ethnicity
 • Ethnic groupsMandyali
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
175 001
Telephone code91-01905
Vehicle registrationHP-33, HP-65
Nearest citySundernagar
Sex ratio1000/1013 / (2nd in HP)
Literacy83.5%
Lok Sabha constituencyMandi (Lok Sabha Constituency)
Planning agencyTown and Country Planning Department, Himachal Pradesh, India
Civic agencyMunicipal Council of Mandi
Present KingHH Raja Ashokpal Sen
ClimateCwa
Precipitation1,380 millimetres (54 in)
Avg. annual temperature23 °C (73 °F)
Avg. summer temperature29 °C (84 °F)
Avg. winter temperature17 °C (63 °F)
Websitehpmandi.gov.in
 The Mandi Planning area also includes some portions of Mandi District.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. =Mandi Planning Area in Hectares (PDF).
  2. Emerson, A.; Howell, G.C.L.; Wright, H.L. (1996). Gazetteer of the Mandi State. Indus Publishing. p. 21. ISBN 978-81-7387-054-5.
  3. All About the Mandi City.
  4. "Tibetan People used to call Mandi earlier "Sahor(Zahor)"".
  5. "Distance of Shimla from Mandi by Road".
  6. "Geography of Mandi".

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