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HIMACHAL PRADESH

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Himachal Pradesh is a state in north India. It is bordered by the Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir on north, Punjab on west and south-west, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh on south, Uttarakhand on south-east and by Tibet,on the east. The literal meaning of Himachal Pradesh is Region of snowy mountains.Vegetation in the state is dictated by elevation and precipitation. The southern part of the state which is at lower elevation has both tropical and subtropical dry broadleaf forests and tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests.

Himachal was one of the few states that had remained largely untouched by external customs, largely due to its difficult terrain. With the technological advancements the state has changed very rapidly. It is a multireligional, multicultural as well as multilingual state like other Indian states. Some of the most commonly spoken languages includes Hindi, Punjabi, Pahari, Dogri,Mandialli Kangri,Gojri and Kinnauri.

Himachal Pradesh has one of the highest literacy rates in India.Hamirpur District is among the top districts in the country for literacy.Education rates among women are quite encouraging in the state.

[Source : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Himachal_Pradesh]

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