rekang peo previously
Main street, Reckong Peo, 2010
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Nearest city||Rampur, Kalpa, Pooh, Rohru, Chaupal, Ani, Nichar, Morang|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Mandi|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Kinnaur|
Reckong Peo, is also spelled Rekong Peo and simply known as Peo by the local inhabitants, is headquarters of Kinnaur district, one of the twelve administrative districts of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
At a height of 2,290 metres (7,513 ft), Reckong Peo is 260 kilometres (162 miles) from Shimla and seven kilometres (4⅓ miles) from Powari. Earlier Kalpa was the headquarters later changed to Reckong Peo, named after group of people who used to own this place in ancient times.
- Fresh spell of snowfall and light showers in the upper reaches of the hill state
- Info on Reckong Peo from Government of India portal
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