History of District Una - Himachal Pradesh General Knowledge


In this post, we discuss briefly about the history of Una district of the state of Himachal Pradesh. 

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The present district Una comprises of two princely states viz. Jaswan and Kutlehr.

Jaswan state:
  • The old name of Una was Jaswan.
  • The capital of Jaswan was Rajpur near Amb which was founded by Purab Chand in 1170 A.D.
Kutlehr state:
  • Formerly princely state Kutlehr is a part of Una district.
  • Kutlehr was smallest of all principalities in the Kangra area.
  • The capital of Kutlehr state was Kot-Kutlehr.
Other important information about district Una:
  • Headquarter: Una
  • Altitude: 750 meters
  • Languages: Pahari (Punjabi), Punjabi, Hindi.
  • The district Una lies between North latitude 31°21’ to 31°50’ and East longitude 71°55’ to 76°28’.
  • The district Una was created in 1972 A.D.
  • Jaswan Dun valley lies in Una District.
  • The only river which flows through the district Una is Swan. 


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