Bilaspur District

Population: 382,056 (2011)

State: Himachal Pradesh

Language: Hindi, Bilaspuri

Headquarters: Bilaspur


Date of formation: 1st July 1954

Area: 1167 square kilometers

Density of population: 327 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 85.67 % - Male: 92.39 %, Female: 78.90 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:981


Boundaries of Bilaspur District


North: Hamirpur District, Himachal Pradesh

North West: Una District, Himachal Pradesh

South West: Punjab

South East: Solan District, Himachal Pradesh

East: Mandi District, Himachal Pradesh

West: Una District, Himachal Pradesh


Bilaspur District Average Rainfall: 1430 mm

Bilaspur District Average Temperature in Summer: 37 deg C

Bilaspur District Average Temperature in Winter: 5 deg C





Major Rivers: River Sutlej

Tehsils: Sadar, Ghumarwin, Jhanduta, Sri Naina Deviji

Assembly Constituencies: Sri Naina Deviji, Ghumarwin, Bilaspur, Jhanduta


Bilaspur District Nearby Attractions


1. Kotkahlur Fort

2. Sariun Fort

3. Bacchretu Fort

4. Bacchretu

5. Thakurdwara of Auhar

6. Bahadurpur Fort

7. Tiun Fort

8. Thakurdwara of Sunhani

9. Bhakra Dam

10. New Bilaspur

11. Swarghat

12. Kandrour Bridge

13. Namhol

14. Kol Dam

15. Deoli Fish Farm


Bilaspur District Facts: This is the third least populous district of Himachal Pradesh. Fairs like Nalwari Fair, Gugga Fair, Baisakhi Fair and Shahtlai Fair are conducted here.    


Major Agricultural Products: Maize, rice, wheat, sugarcane, mustard, gram, ginger


Major Industries: ACC cement factory


What is Bilaspur District Famous For: Bhakra Nangal Dam, the highest dam in Asia


Flora: Ban Oak Forests, Tropical Euphorbia Shrubs


Fauna: Indian wild bear, Himalayan palm civet, barking deer, jackal, leopard, marten, Indian porcupine, Indian hare, goral


Famous People From Bilaspur District: Meena Kumari, Sanjay Kumar, Ram Lal Thakur, Bhandari Ram


Best Time To Visit: March to May and September to November


Bilaspur District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012


Places in Bilaspur District