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View of Himalayas from Kangra

Kangra (Punjabi:ਜ਼ਿਲ੍ਲਾ ਕਾੰਗ੍ਰ) is a region of Himachal Pradesh. It is located in the western part of the state and in the foothills of the Himalayas.


Map of Kangra (district)

  • 1 Baijnath — a town in Himachal Pradesh, India. Its temple is one of twelve jyortilingas in India
  • 2 Bir — town with an Indian population and a large Tibetan (Khampa) community
  • 3 Dehra — a tehsil town divided by the River Beas into Dehra & Gopipur
  • 4 Dharamsala — a hill station in Himachal Pradesh, famed for its large Tibetan community centred around the activities of the Dalai Lama
  • 5 Jaisinghpur — a small town and tehsil with several temples and mosque
  • 6 Kangra — a small town noted for Kangra Nagarkot Fort and several other sites
  • 7 McLeod Ganj — a suburb of Dharamsala famous for Tibetan culture, natural beauty, mixed tradition, ancient temples, churches and monasteries
  • 8 Palampur — a town known as Green Valley of Himachal Pradesh because of its tea plantations and scenery
  • 9 Nurpur — a city and municipal council
  • 10 Pragpur — a heritage village
  • 12 Ranital — a town in the Kangra District
  • 13 Tashijong — a compact traditional Tibetan village and monastery in Palampur


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Paragliding and bungee jumping are done in this area.


Kangari Dham


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Bir Billing is a village in the foothills of Dhauladhar range that is known for paragliding.

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