Shimla is the capital of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, in the Himalayan foothills. Once the summer capital of British India, it remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Kalka-Shimla Railway, completed in 1903. It’s also known for the handicraft shops that line The Mall, a pedestrian avenue, as well as the Lakkar Bazaar, a market specializing in wooden toys and crafts.
Elevation2,276 m
Area35.34 km²
Weather20°C, Wind W at 11 km/h, 67% Humidity
Shimla Population 2018 –202,776. (estimated)