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|State of India|
|• Legislature||Unicameral (295* seats)|
|• Total||56,019 km2 (21,629 sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+05:30)|
|Official languages||Punjabi · English|
Himachal Pradesh (Hindi: हिमाचल प्रदेश) is a state in northern India. Simla 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.
Himachal Pradesh was part of Indian Punjab before 1966.
- Official website of Himachal Pradesh Government
- Himachal Pradesh Development Report
- Himachal Tourism Website
- Himachal's Daily news website