(Last Updated on : 15-07-2014)
Chaupal or Chopal is a town in Shimla
district in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh
.It is located at 30.95° N 77.58° E at a height of about 2186 metres(7171 feet) above sea level.
According to the 2001 census ,Chaupal had a population of about 1507 inhabitants.The literacy rate of the town is 77% which is higher than the national average of 59.5% .The male literacy rate is 80% and the female literacy rate is 73% .13% of the population is under six years of age.
The town of Chaupal is surrounded by forest of deodar trees .The snow clad peaks form the backdrop of the town enhances the beauty of Cgaupal. The town is dotted with the wood and slate houses.The town is among the most important starting point for the tourist who like to trek to the Churdhar peak.
Among the other attractive places of the town of Chaupal ,there is an old temple that is dedicated to Lankra Bir who is also known as Bhairon .The temple is situated above the town of Chaupal.There is another famous temple in Sarain named the Bijjat Temple. Sarain is a place located near the town of Chaupal. For reaching Chaupal one has travel for a distance of 100 km from Shimla.