Khab

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Khab
village
Khab is located in Himachal Pradesh
Khab
Khab
Location in Himachal Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 31°48′00″N 78°38′39″E / 31.799975°N 78.644128°E / 31.799975; 78.644128Coordinates: 31°48′00″N 78°38′39″E / 31.799975°N 78.644128°E / 31.799975; 78.644128
Country  India
State Himachal Pradesh
District Kinnaur
Elevation 2,438 m (7,999 ft)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Khab is a small village in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is located in the Sutlej river valley near the India-Tibet border. National Highway 22 connects Khab with state capital Shimla. Khab sangam is the confluence of Spiti river and Sutlej river. The Spiti river flowing through the spiti valley here meets the Sutlej, which originates from Mansarovar Lake in Tibet. The ancient monastery of Tashigang Gompa is nearby. The peak of Reo Purgil, which rises to 22,400 feet (6,800 m), is visible and the cold desert of Spiti lies across the nearby bridge.

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