About Shimla district:

Shimla is a district in Himachal Pradesh state, India. The total area of the district is 5,131 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 813384 living in houses, among them male population is 424486 and female population is 388898. Sex ratio of the district is 915 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 83.64%.

Shimla district vehicle registration code is HP 01,02,03,07. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Shimla.


Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • 1 to 125 units = Rs.1.50 per unit
  • 126 to 300 units = Rs.2.90 per unit
  • 301 and above units = 4.35 per unit
Important Festivals of the district:

Pori, Holi, Dussehra, Baisakhi, Halda, Lossar, Lohri, Phulaich, Diwali and International Himalayan Festival are the major festivals celebrated in Shimla district.

Shimla Cuisine:

Chha Meat, Bathu Ki Khir, Sepu Badi, Khatta Kaddu, Channa Madra, Chicken Anardana, Mal Puda, Siddu Ghee, Kachalu Ka Salan, Ghandyali Ka Kkatta, Dham, Mittha, Sidu, Babru, Chana Madra, Auriya Kaddoo, Chha Gosht, Mash Daal, Patande, Kullu Trout, Akotri, Tudkiya Bhath, Bhey are few of the many varieties of Shimla.

Top tourist places in Shimla:

Places of interest in Shimla:

Viceregal Lodge, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Kalka - Shimla Railway, Jakhu Temple, The Mall, The Ridge, Shimla Christ Church, Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, Tara Devi Temple, Annandale, Kali Bari Temple, Green Valley, Scandal Point, Kufri, Annadale, Shimla Heritage Walk, Jakhoo Hill, Himachal State Museum, Summer Hill, Shaily Peak, Shoolini Temple are the major tourist attractions of the district.

Agriculture:

wheat, maize, rice and barley are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Railway Stations in Shimla district:

  • Jutogh
  • Koti
  • Lunsu Halt
  • Taradevi

Insurance Companies in Shimla:

  • Reliance General Insurance Company Limited ,Shimla Bypass NH 22,, 1st Floor, Rain Bassera Building, Khalini,, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001
  • National Insurance , Ish Niketen, Timber House,, Circular Road, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001
  • United Insurance India Ltd ,NH 22, Milsington Estate, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001
  • DHFL Pramerica Life Insurance company Limited ,4th Floor, rathore buisness center, Near BCS on national highway,, New Shimla, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171009
  • ICICI Lombard General Insurance ,Ground Floor, Shop No 3, Shanti Complex,, Behind Atithi Restaurant,, New Shimla., Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171003
  • THE NEW INDIA INSURANCE COMPANY LTD , Bhagra Niwas, The Mall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001
  • Birla Sun Life Insurance ,A-60, Sarab Complex, Above Cafe Coffee Day, Morning Site, Sanjauli, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171006
  • Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance Company Ltd ,Gmhr Building, 1st Floor, Phase 3, Near Bishop Cotton School,, New Shimla, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171009
  • Tata AIG General Insurance Company Limited ,Ground Floor, LC House, Khalini, 2 Shimla, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171002
  • Max Life Insurance Co. Ltd. ,Circular Road, 3rd Floor,Himland West Hotel, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001
  • sharma insurance organization ,maudal Kunj Shivnagar Totu, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171011

Lawyers (Advocates) in Shimla:

  • Thakur Advocate and legal consultants ,Himachal Pradesh High court, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 170001
  • Shamma Khan ,H.P. High Court, Ram Bazaar, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001
  • Shree Rameshwar Tanwar ,Chakkar, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171005
  • H.N Kashyap ,The Mall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 173212
  • H.N Kashyap ,The Mall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 173212
  • SARVESH UPMANYU ,Shimla-Kangra Rd, Upper Nihal, Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh 174001

Blood banks in Shimla:

  • Igmc Hospital Shimla , Lakkar Bazar, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001
  • ndira Gandhi Medical College ,Circular Road, Lakkar Bazar, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001

Trading companies in Shimla:

  • Religare ,9/1 DRC COMPLEX LAKKAR BAZARSHIMLADistrict:Shimla,HPPostcode:191001
  • Motilal Oswal ,18 DIPLOMAT COMPLEXLAKKAR BAZARSHIMLADistrict:Shimla,HPPostcode:171001
  • India Infoline (IIFL) ,INSTYLE LEATHER 571ST FLOORTHE MALLDistrict:Shimla,HPPostcode:171001
  • Angel Broking ,SHIV BHAWAN UPPER CEMETERYSANJAULI SHIMLA HIMACHAL PRADESHDistrict:Shimla,HPPostcode:171001
  • KARVY STOCK BROKING LTD ,71MIDDLE BAZARDistrict:Shimla,HPPostcode:171001
  • SHRI PARASRAM HOLDINGS PVT. LTD ,CABIN NO 102, PC CHAMBER, JODHA NIWASDistrict:Shimla,HPPostcode:171001
  • SMC Global ,Oakley EstateRam Mandir MarketDistrict:Shimla,HPPostcode:171001
  • Religare ,9/1 DRC COMPLEX LAKKAR BAZAARSHIMLADistrict:Shimla,HPPostcode:171001
  • KARVY STOCK BROKING LTD ,71 Middle BazarDistrict:Shimla,HPPostcode:171001
  • SHRI PARASRAM HOLDINGS PVT. LTD ,CABIN NO.102, PC CHAMBERS,JODHA NIWASDistrict:Shimla,HPPostcode:171001
  • MASTER CAPITAL SERVICES LIMITED ,Bragta Bhawan,Chotta ShimlaDistrict:Shimla,HPPostcode:171002
  • KARVY STOCK BROKING LTD ,Sco 206-207, Block No- 21,Sda ComplexDistrict:Shimla,HPPostcode:171009

Hotels in Shimla:

  • The Oberoi Cecil,Chaura Maidan Road, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171004
  • HOTEL LANDMARK SHIMLA, Near Gorton Castle Square (A.G.Office),, Late Sh. Lala Inder Sain Aggarwal Complex, Circular Rd, The Mall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171003
  • Woodville Palace Hotel Shimla, Raj Bhawan Road, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171002
  • Crystal Palace Hotel ,Beside Tourism Lift, Near The Mall Road, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001
  • Hotel Springfields, Opposite Tibetan School, Chotta Shimla, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171002
  • Hotel Amber,Opposite Uco Bank, Ram Bazar, Circular Road, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171003
  • Hotel Rajdoot, Shimla,Below Old Bus Station, Lalpani, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001
  • Hotel Eve Shimla - Shimla Hotels,Ridge-Mall Rd, The Mall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001
  • Hotel Holiday Home,Circular Road, Near High Court, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001
  • Hotel Marina,Mall Rd, Bemloi, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001
  • Hotel Blossom Shimla ( Bar & Restaurant ),Amar Tara Estate, Near RTO Office, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171004
  • Hotel Sansar, Near High Court, The Mall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001
  • Hotel Himland,Circular Road A, Chotta Shimla, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001

Theatres in Shimla district:

Demographics:

Tehsil in the district and their information is given below.

Tehsil Population Male Female
Chaupal 31,118 16,008 15,110
Cheta 19,460 10,094 9,366
Chirgaon 46,142 23,839 22,303
Dodra Kwar 6,372 3,327 3,045
Jubbal 37,637 19,344 18,293
Junga 13,398 6,834 6,564
Kotkhai 39,205 20,095 19,110
Kumharsain 43,062 21,888 21,174
Nankhari 26,238 13,292 12,946
Nerua 36,517 18,751 17,766
Rampur 77,542 40,683 36,859
Rohru 49,490 25,607 23,883
Seoni 35,379 17,682 17,697
Shimla
Shimla ( Rural ) 84,382 44,022 40,360
Shimla (urban) 169,578 93,152 76,426
Theog 84,684 43,219 41,465
Tikar 13,806 7,202 6,604
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 1
2 Axis Bank 1
3 Bank Of Baroda 2
4 Dena Bank 1
5 HDFC Bank 4
6 IDBI Bank 1
7 Indian Bank 2
8 Indusind Bank 1
9 Jammu And Kashmir Bank Limited 1
10 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 3
11 Punjab National Bank 21
12 Reserve Bank Of India 1
13 State Bank Of India 46
14 State Bank Of Patiala 10
15 Syndicate Bank 1
16 UCO Bank 9
17 Union Bank Of India 1
18 United Bank Of India 1