Himachal Pradesh is a state in Northern India. Hima means snow in Sanskrit, and the literal meaning of the state’s name is in the lap of Himalayas. Himachal Pradesh is famous for its abudant natural beauty.It is bordered by Jammu and Kashmir on the north, Punjab on the west and south-west, Haryana and Uttarakhand on the south-east and by the Tibet Autonomous Region on the east.
Chamba is the northwestern district of Himachal Pradesh. Founded during the 6th century, it is one of the oldest princely states in India. The Chamba valley is surrounded by Dhaola Dhar mountain ranges. Chamba has a rich history of crafts which includes metal crafts, miniature paintings, weaving, leather-work, wood-carving, basketry and jewelry making.
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