Area: 55,673 sq km.
Language: Hindi, Pahari, Himachali and English .
Best Time to Visit: Throughout the year.
Capital City: Shimla
Airports: Kullu and Palmpur.
Himachal Pradesh is a small state situate on the bottleneck of the Indian subcontinent while going towards northern state of Jammu and Kashmir from the plains. Nested quietly on the foothills of the vast Himalayan range, Himachal Pradesh was developed into a state in 1971. It stretches from the Naga Parbat peak in the northwest to the Namche Barwa peak in the north east. It shares its borders with Tibet in the east, Jammu Kashmir in the north; Uttar Pradesh in the south-east, to the south-west is Haryana and Punjab in the west. The whole territory of Himachal Pradesh is mountainous with attitude varying from 350 to 1000meters above the mean sea level.