a city in and the capital of Himachal Pradesh, in N India: the summer capital of India. Unabridged

Himachal Pradesh

[hi-mah-chuhl pruh-deysh]
a state in N India. 10,904 sq. mi. (28,241 sq. km). Capital: Simla. Unabridged
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Himachal Pradesh (hɪˈmɑːtʃəl prɑːˈdɛʃ)
a state of N India, in the W Himalayas: rises to about 6700 m (22 000 ft) and is densely forested. Capital: Simla. Pop: 6 077 248 (2001). Area: 55 658 sq km (21 707 sq miles)

Simla (ˈsɪmlə)
Official name: Shimla a city in N India, capital of Himachal Pradesh state: summer capital of India (1865--1939); hill resort and health centre. Pop: 142 161 (2001)

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