|Largest District Area-wise||Lahaul-Spiti|
|Smallest District Area-wise||Hamirpur|
|Smallest District Population-wise||Lahaul-Spiti|
|Smallest River- lengthwise||Yamuna|
|Smallest Wildlife-sanctuary||Shilli (Solan)|
Which is the longest river of 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).
How many rivers are there in Himachal Pradesh?
Rivers in Himachal Pradesh
The drainage system of Himachal Pradesh has five rivers – the Chandrabhaga or Chenab, the Sutlej, Ravi, Yamuna, and the Beas.
Who named Himachal Pradesh?
Himachal was named by Acharya Diwakar Datt Sharma who was one of the greatest Sanskrit scholar.
What is the old name of river Ravi?
According to ancient history traced to Vedas, the Ravi River was known as Iravati (also spelt Eeravati; Sanskrit: इरावती, परुष्णि) The Raavi was known as Purushni or Iravati to Indians in Vedic times and as Hydraotes (Ancient Greek: ‘ϒδραωτης) to the Ancient Greeks.
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|
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.
What is the state game of HP?
Volleyball is ‘state game’ of Himachal Pradesh. Explanation: The state game of Himachal is Volleyball and there are a lot of players who are international sportspersons from Himachal Pradesh.
Which river is in Shimla?
There are no water bodies near the main city and the closest river, the Sutlej, is about 21 km (13 mi) away. Other rivers that flow through the Shimla district, although further from the city, are the Giri, and Pabbar (both tributaries of Yamuna).
Which is the richest village in Himachal Pradesh?
Kiari is a richest village in Kothkai District, richest because all people have their own apple orchards. It’s just 4-5 hour away from Shimla.
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.
What is the old name of HP?
In 1939, Hewlett and Packard decided to formalize their partnership. They tossed a coin to decide whether the company they founded would be called Hewlett-Packard (HP) or Packard-Hewlett. HP was incorporated on August 18, 1947, and went public on November 6, 1957.
Which river is called Father of Rivers?
|Indus Sindhu, Mehran|
|Country||China, India, Pakistan|
|State||Ladakh, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Tibet|
|Cities||Leh, Skardu, Dasu, Besham, Thakot, Swabi, Dera Ismail Khan, Sukkur, Hyderabad|
Which is the longest river of Balochistan?
The Hingol River is 350 miles (560 km) long, the longest in Balochistan. It winds through the Makran Coastal Range and Hungol Valley between high cliffs.
What is the old name of Jhelum River?
The river Jhelum is called Vitastā in the Rigveda and Hydaspes (Greek: Υδάσπης) by the ancient Greeks.