Which is the longest river in Himachal Pradesh?
The Chandrabhaga or Chenab (Vedic name Askni), the largest river (in terms of volume of water) is formed after the meeting of two streams namely, Chandra and Bhaga at Tandi, in Lahaul. It flows 122 kilometres (76 mi) and covers an area of 7,500 square kilometres (2,900 sq mi).
Which is the smallest river of Himachal Pradesh?
Highest,Largest,Longest and Smallest in HP:
|Largest District Area-wise||Lahaul-Spiti|
|Smallest District Area-wise||Hamirpur|
|Smallest District Population-wise||Lahaul-Spiti|
|Smallest River- lengthwise||Yamuna|
How many rivers are there in HP?
Rivers in Himachal Pradesh
The drainage system of Himachal Pradesh has five rivers – the Chandrabhaga or Chenab, the Sutlej, Ravi, Yamuna, and the Beas.
What is the old name of Himachal Pradesh?
Trigarta:The state lay in the foothills drained by three rivers, i.e. Ravi, Beas and Satluj and hence the name. It is believed to have been an independent republic.
Which is the biggest village in Himachal Pradesh?
Dehlan is the largest village of Himachal Pradesh.
Which is the largest temple of HP?
Lakshana Devi Temple, Bharmour
|Lakshana Devi Temple|
Who named Himachal Pradesh?
Himachal was named by Acharya Diwakar Datt Sharma who was one of the greatest Sanskrit scholar.
Which is the biggest natural lake in HP?
Renuka Lake. The largest natural lake in Himachal Pradesh, this lake is named after the goddess Renuka. It lies in the midst of a thickly-wooded valley in Sirmour district in Himachal Pradesh.
Who is the first woman governor of Himachal Pradesh?
Urmila Singh (6 August 1946 – 29 May 2018) was the former Governor of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. She was appointed governor on 25 January 2010.
Which is the largest airport in HP?
Kangra Airport is the largest one in Himachal Pradesh.
How many airports are in HP?
There are 3 main airports in Himachal Pradesh – Gaggal, Bhuntar, and Jubbarhatti. Apart from these, no international airport has come up in the state as of now. These airports, however, are not in the best of the state which is why people prefer to fly to Delhi airport or Chandigarh and plan their trips accordingly.
Where is the oldest fort in HP?
The Kangra Fort was built by the royal Rajput family of Kangra State (the Katoch dynasty), which traces its origins to the ancient Trigarta Kingdom, mentioned in the Mahabharata epic. It is the largest fort in the Himalayas and probably the oldest dated fort in India.
Which is the richest district in Himachal Pradesh?
List of Districts
|Rank||District||GDDP (in Rs. lakh)|
What is the language of Himachal Pradesh?
Who is the founder of Shimla?
Raja Karam Chand was the founder of the Jubbal State. Jubbal merged with the Indian Union after independence and became a part of Himachal Pradesh on 15th April, 1948. at the time of merger ‘Dig Vijay Singh was the ruler of the state.