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Lahaul & Spiti District : Himachal Pradesh

About District

Lahaul & Spiti, which now form, a district of Himachal Pradesh, bordering Tibet, were at one time separate Himalayan waziries or cantons of the Kullu sub-divisions, and Kullu itself formed a part of Kangra district of Punjab. As is clear from the name Lahaul & Spiti, the district comprises two different mountains tracts, one known as Lahaul and the other as Spiti. Hence the name of the district came into being with the formation of these two parts into a revenue district. The names, Lahaul & Spiti, have different origins. The total geographical area of the district is 13,833 As per Census 2011, the total population of the district is 31,528 (Lahaul=10,199, Udaipur=8,884, Spiti=12,445). The district is divided into 3 Sub-Divisions viz. Keylong, Kaza & Udaipur and 2 Tehsils viz. Lahaul at Keylong & Spiti at Kaza and 2 Development Blocks Lahaul & Spiti. The places of tourist interests in Lahaul area are Rohtang Pass,Khoksar, Sissu, Gondhla, Tandi, Keylong, Jispa, Darcha, Surajtaal, Chandrataal, Udaipur, Trilokinath Temple and Mrikula Devi Temple. The important places to visit in Spiti area are Spiti, Kaza, Tabo, Lhalung, Kunzum Pass, Pin valley, Kye, Lossar, Kibber and Dhankar.


District at a Glance

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