Mandi

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Mandi
मंडी
منذى
City
Nickname(s): Choti Kashi, Varanasi Of Hills
Mandi is located in Himachal Pradesh
Mandi
Coordinates: 31°42′25″N 76°55′54″E / 31.70694°N 76.93167°E / 31.70694; 76.93167Coordinates: 31°42′25″N 76°55′54″E / 31.70694°N 76.93167°E / 31.70694; 76.93167
Country India
State Himachal Pradesh
District Mandi
Municipality Mandi
Established 1527
Founded by Ajbar Sen
Talukas Mandi Sadar
Government
 • Body Municipal Council of Mandi
 • Deputy Commissioner Sh. Devesh Kumar, IAS
 • Superintendent of police Sh. Abhishek Dular, IPS
Area
 • Total 23 km2 (9 sq mi)
Elevation 1,044 m (3,425 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 62,624 (2,011)
 • Density 5,446/km2 (14,110/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official English
 • Regional Mandeali
Ethnicity
 • Ethnic groups Mandyali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 175 001
Telephone code 91-01905
Vehicle registration HP-33
Nearest city Shimla
Sex ratio 1000/1013 / (2nd in HP)
Literacy 83.5%
Lok Sabha constituency Mandi (Lok Sabha Constituency)
Planning agency Town and Country Planning Department, Himachal Pradesh, India
Civic agency Municipal Council of Mandi
Present King HH Raja Ashokpal Sen
Climate Cw (Köppen)
Precipitation 1,380 millimetres (54 in)
Avg. annual temperature 23 °C (73 °F)

 The Mandi Planning area also includes some portions of Mandi District.[1]

Mandi (/ˈmndi/) is a major city in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is the capital of the Mandi District. It was formerly called Mandav Nagar,[2][3] and is also known as Sahor.[4] It is located 153 kilometres (95 mi) north of state capital, Shimla.[5] It is in the north-west Himalayas. The average altitude is about 1,044 metres (3,425 ft),[6]

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