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Una
Una
Location of Una
in Himachal Pradesh and India
Coordinates 31°29′N 76°17′E / 31.48°N 76.28°E / 31.48; 76.28
Country  India
State Himachal Pradesh
District(s) Una
Population 15,900 (2001)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Area
Elevation

369 m (1,211 ft)

Una is a city and a municipal council in Una district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.

Geography

Una is located at 31°29′N 76°17′E / 31.48°N 76.28°E / 31.48; 76.28[1]. It has an average elevation of 369 metres (1210 feet).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census[2], Una had a population of 15,900. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Una has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 73%. In Una, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. The Una District has unique identity by having both plain areas and hilly areas. the same coexists at Prthipur Teh Amb, Thana Gagret. As per a local folklore, Una was so named by first guru of Sikhs, Guru Nanak Dev. "Unna" means "Only That Much" in Punjabi.

References

Most common language in Una is Punjabi and Pahari.


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