Shimla PIN Codes - List of Pincodes of Shimla


Below is a comprehensive list of 20 areas and 25 talukas under Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh. The detail includes pin code of each area with postal office type, taluka name, district name etc.

Shimla District

Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh lies between longitude 77.00" and 78.19" east and latitude 30.45" and 31.44" north, with its headquarters in Shimla. It is surrounded by Mandi and Kullu in the north, Kinnaur in the east, Uttarakhand in the southeast, Solan to the southwest and Sirmaur in the south. The elevation of the district ranges from 300 metres (984 ft) to 6,000 metres (19,685 ft).

As of 2011 it is the third most populous district of Himachal Pradesh (out of 12), after Kangra and Mandi. It is the most urbanized district of Himachal Pradesh.

The most commonly practised religion in the district is Hinduism. Hindi and Pahari are the languages spoken. Tourism and agriculture/horticulture are the majors source of income.

List of Talukas in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh


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Map of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Shimla City

Shimla (Hindi: शिमला; English pronunciation: /ˈʃɪmlə/; Hindi: [ˈʃɪmlaː]), also known as Simla, is the capital city of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, located in northern India. Shimla is bounded by Mandi and Kullu in the north, Kinnaur in the east, the state of Uttarakhand in the south-east, and Solan and Sirmaur. The city has rich history as in 1864, Shimla was declared as the summer capital of British India, succeeding Murree, northeast of Rawalpindi. After independence, the city became the capital of Punjab and was later named the capital of Himachal Pradesh. It is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational centre of the hilly regions of the state. As of 2011, the city had 171,817 residents; and is one of the lowest populated capital city in India.

The earliest inhabitants of the area date back to the start of the 19th century, the area fell under the British Raj in the year 1817. The climatic conditions attracted the British to establish the city in the dense forests of Himalayas. Shimla being the summer capital hosted many important political meetings including the Simla Accord of 1914 and the Simla Conference of 1945. After independence the state of Himachal Pradesh came into being in 1948 as a result of integration of 28 princely states. Even after independence the city remained an important political center hosting the Simla Agreement of 1972. After the reorganisation, the Mahasu district and its major portion was merged with Shimla. Its name is derived from the goddess Shyamala Devi, an incarnation of the Hindu goddess Kali. As of 2011 Shimla comprises 19 hill states; mainly Baghal, Baghat, Balsan, Bashahr, Bhajji, Bija, Darkoti, Dhami, Jubbal, Keonthal, Kumharsain, Kunihar, Kuthar, Mahlog, Mangal, Nalagarh (Hindur), Sangri and Tharoch.

Shimla is home to a number of buildings that are styled in the Tudorbethan and neo-Gothic architectures dating from the colonial era, as well as multiple temples and churches. The colonial architecture and churches, the temples and the natural beauty of the city attract large number of tourist making Shimla one of the most sought after tourist location in the country. The major attractions include the Viceroy Lodge, the Christ Church, the Jakhoo Temple, the Mall Road and The Ridge which together form the city center. The Kalka–Shimla Railway line built by the British a UNESCO World Heritage Site is also a big attraction for tourists from all across the world. Owing to its steep terrain, Shimla hosts the mountain biking race MTB Himalaya, which started in 2005 and is regarded as the biggest event of its kind in South Asia. Shimla also has the largest natural ice skating rink in South Asia. Apart from being a tourism center the city is also an educational hub with a number of colleges and research institutions. The city also has sporting venues like the Indira Gandhi Rajya Khel Parisar, the main sports complex and the Naldehra Golf Club as well.


Area PIN Codes in Shimla District

Below is list of 355 areas in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh state.

Showing 1-20 of 355

PIN Code Area Taluka District Postal Status
171001 Busstand pin code Shimla Urbant Shimla Sub Office
171001 Combermere pin code Shimla Urbant Shimla Sub Office
171001 Cpri pin code Shimla Urbant Shimla Sub Office
171001 Igmc pin code Shimla Urbant Shimla Sub Office
171001 Shimla G P O pin code Shimla Urbant Shimla Head Office
171001 Shimla High Court pin code Shimla Urbant Shimla Sub Office
171002 Hp Sectt pin code Shimla Urbant Shimla Sub Office
171002 Khalini pin code Shimla Urbant Shimla Sub Office
171002 Shimla East pin code Shimla Urbant Shimla Sub Office
171003 Agpo pin code Shimla Urbant Shimla Sub Office
171003 Ahq pin code Shimla Urbant Shimla Sub Office
171003 Bharari pin code Shimla Rural Shimla Branch Office
171003 Bhont pin code Shimla Shimla Branch Office
171003 Kaithu pin code Shimla Urbant Shimla Branch Office
171004 Ambedkarchowk pin code Shimla Urbant Shimla Sub Office
171004 Nabha Estate pin code Shimla Urbant Shimla Branch Office
171005 Boileauganj pin code Shimla Urbant Shimla Sub Office
171005 Chaili pin code Shimla Shimla Branch Office
171005 Summerhill pin code Shimla Urbant Shimla Sub Office
171006 Kamlanagar pin code Shimla Shimla Branch Office

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