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Kalpa,at an average elevation of 2,960 metres (9,711 feet),is a small town in the Sutlej river valley, above Recong Peo in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, Northern India, in the Indian Himalaya. Inhabited by Kinnauri people and famous for its apple orchards. Apples are a major cash-crop for the region. The local inhabitants follow a syncretism of Hinduism and Buddhism, and many temples in Kalpa are dedicated to both Hindu and Buddhist gods and goddesses. The average literacy rate of Kalpa is around 83.75%.

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  • Copyright: dwaipayan das (adidas5nb) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 432 W: 0 N: 828] (4907)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-10-12
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposure: f/9.0, 1/1000 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-11-04 19:04
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