Himachal Pradesh is located on a hilly and mountainous area. It was formed on 15th April 1948, after 30 princely states of the area were united. It got the status of a full-fledged independent state on 25th January 1971. It has Jammu & Kashmir to its north, Haryana to its south, Tibet to its east, Uttar Pradesh to its southeast and Punjab to its west. These fast facts given below shall provide you with interesting and important information on Himachal Pradesh.