Bhuntar

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Bhuntar
city
Bhuntar is located in Himachal Pradesh
Bhuntar
Bhuntar
Location in Himachal Pradesh, India
Bhuntar is located in India
Bhuntar
Bhuntar
Bhuntar (India)
Coordinates: 31°52′N 77°09′E / 31.86°N 77.15°E / 31.86; 77.15Coordinates: 31°52′N 77°09′E / 31.86°N 77.15°E / 31.86; 77.15
Country  India
State Himachal Pradesh
District Kullu
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,475
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration HP

Bhuntar is a town and a nagar panchayat in Kullu district in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India. Bhuntar Airport also known as Kullu airport, serves the town along with Kullu and Manali, is located here.[1].At the confluence of the Parvati River with the River Beas, the Parvati Valley runs eastwards, through a steep-sided valley towards Kasol and Manikaran.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2005 India census,[2] Bhuntar had a population of 5260. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Bhuntar has an average literacy rate of 80%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 84% and female literacy of 76%. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. Bhuntar has an Airport which connects big cities like Delhi via air. Bhuntar is center for accessing areas such as Kasol, Manikaran and Manali.

The confluence of rivers Beas and Parvati at Bhuntar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kullu". Airport Authority of India. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.