Himachal Pradesh is famous for its abundant natural beauty. In 1950 Himachal was declared a union territory, but after the state of Himachal Pradesh Act 1971, Himachal emerged as the 18th state of the Republic of India.Himachal pradesh is divided into 12 districts namely Kangra, Hamirpur,Mandi,Bilaspur, Una, Chamba, Lahaul and Spiti,Sirmaur, Kinnaur, kullu, Solan and Shimla.The State capital is Shimla, which was formerly British India’s summer capital under the name Shimla. State has three domestic airports in Shimla,kullu and kangra and districts.
Local music and dance reflect the cultural idently of the state Through their dance and music, they entreat their gods during local festivals and other special occasions.
Hamirpur District is among the top districts in the country for literacy.  Education rates among women are quite encouraging in the state.
Hindi is both the official language and the lingua franca of Himachal Pradesh. Howerer, most of the POpulation speaks Pahari in everyday conversation, which includes nearly all western Pahari dialects. There are total 32 languages in HP  .