About GhumarwinGhumarwin is a place that is engulfed in serenity and a simple lifestyle is a dominant characteristic of the locals of this place. It is one of the beautiful towns in the vicinity of the state capital Shimla, in Himachal Pradesh. It is also a municipal council and a village panchayat in the district of Bilaspur. Some of the villages that are a part of the Ghumarwin panchayat and block are Seu, Dabhla, Barota, Malyawar and many others.
Food in GhumarwinThe cuisine of Himachal Pradesh is prevalent in the region of Ghumarwin. Paddy, maize, rice, barkley are some of the cereals that find a regular place in the food habits of the people of Ghumarwin. Also, the people here consume a lot of milk and milk products. The non-vegetarian dishes witness the use of spices like cinnamon, clove, cumin, red chillies, cardamom and many others. One of the special types of bread named “Sidu” is baked by people of Ghumanir by using wheat flour and it is consumed with dal, vegetarian dishes, mutton dishes etc. The vegetarians also make a lot of delicacies using kidney beans or rajma.
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Geography of GhumarwinThe geographical co-ordinates of Ghumarwin is 31.44 degrees in latitude and 76.71 degrees in longitude. This place is situated on the banks of Seer Khad and therefore, this area has a fertile soil and the irrigation facilities are also proper. The sun rise time of Ghumarwin has a difference of 23 minutes from the Indian Standard Time.
Summer Festival of GhumarwinDuring the month of April the Summer Festival of Ghumarwin begins and number of government departments, business and commercial establishments, along with educational institutions take part in this festival and display their specialties in the form of stalls that they put up during this festival. People enjoy a lot of shopping and cultural activities during this festival. This is a five day long festival during the summers in Ghumarwin.
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Distances of Places from GhumarwinBeing in Himachal Pradesh, there are many other places that are in close proximity to this place. Important cities like Shimla, Chandigarh, Ambala and many others can be reached from Ghumarwin.
- Ghumarwin to Shimla - 125 Kms
- Ghumarwin to Una - 97 Kms
- Ghumarwin to Hamirpur - 40 Kms
- Ghumarwin to Chandigarh - 136 Kms
- Ghumarwin to Bilaspur - 18 Kms
- Ghumarwin to Kuthera - 48 Kms
- Ghumarwin to Ambala - 184 Kms
- Ghumarwin to Dehradun - 188 Kms
Facts about GhumarwinSome of the interesting facts about Ghumarwin, that one should know when one visits the place are as follows:
Post Office - Ghumarwin
Pincode - 174021, 174023
Phone( Post Office) - 01978-256450
Taluk - Ghumarwin
Circle - Himachal Pradesh
District - Bilaspur
Region - Shimla HQ
Division - Hamirpur
Literacy Rate - 78%
% of Male - 53%
% of Female - 47%
% Male Literacy - 80%
% Female Literacy -76%
Population under age of 6 years -11%
Population as per 2011 census - 7,899
Famous Personalities- Anant Ram Sharma, Freedom Fighter and Sanjay Kumar, Param Vir Chakra holder
Best Time to Visit GhumarwinThe temperatures soar between sub 5 degree centigrade to 40 plus degrees centigrade across the year. Though tourist can visit all year round, however, the best time to visit is from August to November in order to avoid scorching heat and spine chilling winters.
Winter - From the months of November till February, the winters dominate this area. During End of December and early January, temperatures go too low and its chilling winter during this time of the year. Carrying enough woollen clothes is mandatory as it is very cold and the visibility during season towards the early mornings and late nights is zilch due to the heavy cover of fog.
Summer - Between the months of March and October, this place witnesses a hot summer with temperatures reaching as high as 45 degrees centigrade. The summers start from the month of March and recede in the month of October.
Monsoons add their bit of colour to the beauty of this place and are at its peak during the month of July and August.
All in all, it is one of most unexplored gems in the state of Himachal Pradesh, which has a lot of potential in terms of attracting tourists and visitors.
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