Chamba State

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Chamba State
चम्बा रियासत
Princely State of British India
ca 550–1948
Flag Coat of arms
Flag Coat of arms
Location of Chamba
1911 map of the Princely States of the Shimla Hills showing the boundaries of Chamba State.
History
 •  Established ca 550
 •  Accession to the Indian Union 1948
Area
 •  1892 8,099 km2 (3,127 sq mi)
Population
 •  1892 115,773 
Density 14.3 /km2  (37 /sq mi)
Today part of Himachal Pradesh, India
Chamba Princely State

Chamba State[1] was one of the oldest Princely states in present-day Republic of India. It was founded during the late 6th century. It is situated in the Himalaya mountains.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Imperial Gazetteer2 of India, Volume 10, page 130 -- Imperial Gazetteer of India -- Digital South Asia Library". dsal.uchicago.edu.