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Know GK of Una,Himachal Pradesh

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Himachal Pradesh
Una, Himachal Pradesh
                      Lok Sabha constituencies


1,549 km sq.

340/km sq.
                    Sex Ratio

Average annual Precipitation
1253 mm

History : Una is a district of Himachal Pradesh which lies in its south western part. On the 1st September,1972 the Himachal Pradesh Govt. reorganised the then  Kangra district into  three districts namely Una, Hamirpur and Kangra.

Geography : Una lies in the southwestern part of Himachal Pradesh, with the beautiful Sivalik hills of the Himalayas gently rolling on one side. The Satluj river passes alongside Shahtalai hills, known for the shrine of Baba Balak Nath.
         Una is geograhically one of the most apt and versatile area of Himachal Pradesh with close vicinity to Chandigarh connected by broad gauge railway and four lane express highway

Famous Place : The famous places of Una are ‘Chintpurni’ Goddess temple, Dera Baba Barbhag Singh, Dera Baba Rudru, Joggi Panga, Dharamshala Mahanta, Dhunsar Mahadev Temple Talmehra, Shivbari Temple Gagret and Mini Secretariat.  

Industrial Sector : Una district is well developed in the industrial sector due to close proximity to Punjab. Mehatpur, Gagret, Tahliwal & Amb are main industrial centres of Una. On 11th January 1991, Una has been provided with railway line by laying 14 Kms broad gauge track from Nangal(Punjab) to Una. 

Language : Punjabi, Hindi, Pahari are common languages spoken. In winter, climate is cool, woolen clothes required. 

Climate : In summer, climate is hot, cotton clothes required. From July to September, it is rainy & humid.

Attire : Kurta and Pajama is the culturally accepted dress for men. Farmers find Punjabi Tamba and Kurta particularly comfortable. Office-going men wear shirts and pants.
      Women wear Salwar Kameez on most casual and formal occasions. A Sari is also worn, especially to weddings.
        Young people mostly wear western styled clothing: tight-fitted denims, pants; t-shirt, polos and shirts. Unisex clothing is gaining acceptance, especially in the suburbs.
       Shawl, known locally as "Loi", are worn in the winters. They can be plain or embroidered (especially for women).
        Jutti is a culturally accepted footwear, for both men and women

Transport : 
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Una is connected by road and only one railway line through Una that currently enters Una from Nangal (Punjab) and runs all the way will Amb by the year end 2011. The NH-22 national highway passes through the city. Una is located just about 375 km (233 mi) north of New Delhi and 120 km (75 mi) from Chandigarh. The city is connected by a broad gauge railway line, which is the only one in the whole state. Two express trains (Himachal Express and Jan Shatabdi Express) connect it to Delhi daily. The nearest domestic airport is based at Chandigarh. Now Nestle is setting up his factory in nearby industrial area Tahliwal, cremica is already present there, some big industries are also moved in like inoxwind in basal and some other industrial units in Dhamandari.

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