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Sirmour is the southernmost district of Himachal Pradesh. It has an area of around 2,825 km².  According to the 2011 census, Sirmour district has a population of 530,164. This gives it a ranking of 542nd in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 188 inhabitants per square kilometre (490/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 15.61%. Sirmour has a sex ratio of 915 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 79.98%. Headquarter of Sirmour district is at Nahan, which is the fifth largest city of Himachal Pradesh. Now lets talk about “11 facts about Sirmour District that you probably don’t know” 1. Churdhar Peak is the highest peak in lower Himalayas with an elevation of approximate 3647 metres. 2. George Everest, after whom Mount Everest is named, made many astronomical readings and sightings of the Himalaya mountains…

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