Kullu Valley

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Kullu Valley
Kulu Valley
Kullu Valley with River Beas - Kullu - Himachal Pradesh - 2014-05-09 2181.JPG
Kullu Valley with River Beas
Location Himachal Pradesh in India
Geology
Type River Valley
Geography
Coordinates 31°57′28″N 77°6′34″E / 31.95778°N 77.10944°E / 31.95778; 77.10944Coordinates: 31°57′28″N 77°6′34″E / 31.95778°N 77.10944°E / 31.95778; 77.10944
Population centers Kullu
Watercourses Beas River

Kullu Valley is a broad open valley in Himachal Pradesh, India, formed by the Beas River between Manali and Largi.[1] This valley is famous for its temples, beauty and its majestic hills covered with pine and deodar forest and sprawling apple orchards. The course of the Beas river presents a succession of magnificent, clad with forests of deodar, towering above trees of pine on the lower rocky ridges. Kullu valley is sandwiched between the Pir Panjal, Lower Himalayan and Great Himalayan Ranges.[2]

Kullu or Kulu, the capital town of the Kullu district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh is located in this valley.

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  1. ^ CIL. "Exhibition - Malana - A Lost Utopia in the Himalayas". ignca.nic.in. Retrieved 2017-09-20. 
  2. ^ PRADESH, HIMACHAL. "Mythological references and evidances - Kullu District Official Website, Himachal Pradesh". himachal.gov.in. Retrieved 2017-09-20.