Area - 3950 sq. Kms.
Population - 9,00,987 (M: 447241 - F: 453716)
Literacy Percentage - 75.86 (M:86.67 - F: 65.3 6)
Languages Spoken - Hindi, Pahari, Punjabi and English
Altitude - 760 meters
Headquarters - Mandi
Sobriquet - City of Pahari Temples
Mandi's Temperature - Between 10° C in winters to 40+" C in summers.
Mandi's best season - September to April
Clothing required - Cotton in summer and woollens in winters.
Telecommunications - Worldwide links by the net, telephones and fax. Code 01905
Food available - From South Indian to Tibetan and Chinese to Continental available here in Himachal Tourism Hotels and few good private Hotels and Restaurants.
HOW TO REACH :
Road : Connected to all major cities in
There are direct buses from Shimla,
Deluxe, semi- deluxe and air conditioned buses run during the tourist season.
Shimla – 145 kms
Railway : Broad Gauge trains travel upto Pathankot from where a narrow gauge train takes you to Jogindernagar at 164 km distance . The Jogindernagar – Mandi distance of 55 Kms can be covered by road (Car or Bus).
Some Important telephone Numbers are :
STD Code 01905
Police Assistance 100
Hospital 223433 / 222928
Bus Stand 235538
Taxi Stand 252120, 252450
Pvt. Hoteliers Association 235035