(Last Updated on : 18/05/2013)
Una District is one of the districts of Himachal Pradesh
. Una District shares its border with the Hoshiarpur District
. The terrain of Una District is generally a plain with low hills.
Una District has been identified as a main industrial hub and has become a transit town for travellers going to the famous city of Dharamshala
or locations within the Himalayas such as Kullu
, and Chintpurni.
History of Una District
Una District is home to the Kila, which is a historical fort and an ancestral home of the descendants of the first guru of the Sikhs, Guru Nanak
Geography of Una District
Una District lies in the southwestern part of Himachal Pradesh, and it is circumscribed by the beautiful Sivalik ranges of the Himalayas. On 1 September 1972, the Himachal Pradesh government reorganised what was then the Kangra district into three districts, namely Una, Hamirpur, and Kangra
Demography of Una District
According to the 2011 census Una district has a population of 521,057. This gives it a ranking of 543rd in India (out of a total of 640). The Una district has a population density of 338 inhabitants per square kilometre. Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 16.24%.Una has a sex ratio of 977 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 87.23%.Punjabi Rajputs
are living in large and heavy margin.
Economy of Una District
The people of Una mainly earn their livelihood through agriculture. Una is also becoming an industrial hub. There is a hub of small scale katha factory. Kamal Katha Udyog, master katha udyog are prominent manufactorer of katha. In addition of that there is cylinder factory named him cylinders and steel plant by the name of him alloys. The International Cars and Motor has also one their plant in the city.
Culture of Una District
The local languages of Una District are Punjabi language, Pahari language and Hindi language. The predominant language though spoken is a hybrid of Punjabi and Pahari. People typically wear dhoti and kurta (amongst elder males) and kurta pyjamas, pants, shirts, and trousers amongst youngster males and shalwar kameez for women.
Tourism in Una District
The famous places of Una District are Chintpurni
or Chhinnamastika Dhaam, Bhadurkali Mata Mandir,Guga Jahar Peer in Village Bhadurkali, Dera Baba Barbhag Singh, Dera Baba Rudru,Baba moni Temple of Ghanari, Joggi Panga, Dharamshala Mahanta, Dhunsar Mahadev Temple Talmehra, Pir Nigaha - Madanpur Basoli, Shivbari Temple Gagret, Sidh Baba Balak nath temple Dmamiya in Ispur.