Pilgrims at Jispa for
's teachings. August 2010
Jispa (elevation 3,200 m or 10,500 ft; population 332) is a village in [1 ] Lahaul, in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
Jispa is located 20 km north of
Keylong [2 ] and 7 km south of [3 ] Darcha, along the [4 ] Manali-Leh Highway and the Bhaga river. There are approximately 20 villages between Jispa and [3 ] Keylong. [5 ]
According to the 2001 census, of the town's 332 residents, 235 were male and 97 were female.
Four belong to [1 ] scheduled castes, and 149 belong to scheduled tribes. The village has 78 households. [1 ] [1 ]
The village has a helipad, a post office,
and a monastery. [6 ] Travellers often stop for the night here; the village has a hotel, a mountaineers' hut, and a campground. [7 ] [2 ] [3 ] Jispa also has a small folk museum. [4 ] [2 ]
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