Himachal Gk Notes for All HP Exams -1

In this post, we will discuss basic information of Himachal Pradesh. These Himachal Gk notes are very helpful to you from examination point of view. So let us start with some general information.

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Himachal Gk Notes- General Information

General Information of Himachal Pradesh:

1. Date of Establishment: 25 January 1971
2. Capital: Shimla
3. Area: 55673 sq. km
4. Neighbouring States: Jammu and Kashmir on North, Punjab on West and South West, Haryana on Southand Uttrakhand on South East.
5. Neighbouring Country: China on East
6. Languages Spoken: Hindi( Official Language), and other Languages are Punjabi, Lahaouli, Kinnauri, Sirmouri, Bilaspuri, Pahadi, Dogri and Kangri.
7. State Day: 15 April

Administrator of Himachal Pradesh

Sr. No.
Sub Division
Sub Tehsils
Urban Local Bodies
Development Block
Assembly Seats
Lok Sabha Seats
Rajya Sabha Seats

Demography Of Himachal Pradesh:

Population                              :6864602
  • Male                              : 3481873
  • Female                          : 3382729  
Rural Population                   : 6176050
Urban Population                  :   688552
Sex Ratio                                 :  972
Density/km sq                         : 123
Literacy Rate                          : 82.80%
  • Male                               : 89.53%
  • Female                           : 75.93%
Birth Rate                               : 16.2
Death Rate                              : 6.7
Infant Mortality Rate            : 38
Total Fertility Rate                : 1.7

HP Gk related to first In Himachal Pradesh

  1. First Chief commissioner: NC Mehta
  2. First Deputy Chief Commissioner: EP Moon
  3. First Lt. Governor: Major General Himmat Singh
  4. First chief minister: Dr YS Parmar
  5. First Governor: Shri. S Chakravarti
  6. First Woman Governor: Smt Sheela Kaul
  7. First Chief Justice: Mr Justice Mirza Hameedullah Beg
  8. First Woman Chief Justice: Mrs Leela Seth
  9. First Chairman of HPPSC: Lt. Gen. KS Katoch
  10. First Speaker of Vidhansabha: Pandir Jaiwant Ram
  11. First Woman Speaker Of Vidhansabha: Smt Vidya Stokes
  12. First Deputy Speaker of Vidhansabha: Shri. Krishna Chandra
  13. First Chief Secretary: KL Mehta
  14. First Lokayukta: Justice TVR Tatachari
  15. First Woman Minister in Union Cabinet: Rajkumari Anrit Kaur
  16. First Member of Rajya Sabha: Chiranji Lal Verma
  17. First Winner of Paramvir Chakkar: Major Somnath Sharma
  18. First Winner of Mahavir Chakra: Lt. Col Kaman Singh
  19. First Winner of Vir Chakra: Havildar Topge
  20. First Chairman of HPSSSB, Hamirpur: Shri KC Malhotra

HP Gk related to State Symbols of Himachal Pradesh

Here we will discuss the Famous State Symbols of Himachal Pradesh.
1.State Animal: Snow Leopard
Snow Leopard is a large Cat which lives in mountain ranges of central and south Asia. It is listed as endangered on the International Union Conversation of nature.

2. State Bird: Jujurana
Jujurana is the State Bird of Himachal Pradesh. It is Chosen because of its attractive look. And another Factor of making it the State Bird is its decreasing number in the Himachal Pradesh. It is also known as "King Of The Birds"
3. State Tree: Deodar
Deodar is the State Tree of Himachal Pradesh. It is the strongest Indian Wood owing to its anti fungal, insect-repellent and antibacterial properties. It is also used to construct some materials in Himachal Pradesh.
4. State Flower: Pink Rhododendron
Pink Rhododendron is the State Flower of Himachal Pradesh. It has a very attractive appearance with Pink Colored petals. This Flower comes under the Endangered Species of Flower, According to the report of International Union of Conservation Of Nature.

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