Geography of Theog

Theog is a beautiful town known for its Ghats, valleys, paddy fields, flora and fauna and flower filled meadows. Theog is a place to have a family holiday with total peace around and you can enjoy some simple pleasures of life here like long walks, snowfall, fireplaces etc. There is not much of commercial tourism takes place that you would see in Theog, just a peaceful holiday paradise.

Geology of Theog

Theog is a town situated amidst five Ghats which is located in the Shimla district  of Himachal Pradesh. Due to its presence around the ghat, the town looks like a necklace around the hill. At a distance of about 28 km from Shimla , this town is located at an elevation of 1965 meters. Its geographical coordinates are 31.12° North and 77.35° East. Theog is located  on National Highway NH22 on the Hindustan-Tibet Road.  Theog has  many villages under its jurisdiction.

Geography of Theog


The name of the Ghats in Theog are as follows:
  • Bagaghat
  • Deori ghat
  • Rhai ghat
  • Janoghat
  • Prem ghat

All these ghats are a striking feature of Theog and it makes Theog different from other places. Out of all these ghats, Bagaghat is related with ancient history and religion.

Theog  is irrigated by River Sutlej and the tributaries of Yamuna River - Giri and Pabbar. in Theog, about 328 acres land is irrigated while and about 11,026 acres is non-irrigated land. Himachal Pradesh has been divided into 4 circuits depending on its locations - Dhauldhar circuit, Tribal circuit, Sutlej circuit, Beas circuit,. Theog is a part of Beas circuit as the ancient River Beas flows through this circuit.

Demographics of Theog

Theog has a population of 7714, according to 2010 census. Out of the entire population, 57% is male population and 43% is female population. The average literacy rate in Theog is  80%, which is higher than the national average of 59.5%. Theog Male literacy rate is 83% while female literacy rate is 77%. About 12% of the population in Theog is below 6 years of age.

Famous Areas in Theog

Shaali Bazaar : This bazaar is also known as Theog market and it is the main bazaar of Theog where all the  buying and selling takes place.

Geography of Theog


The potato ground in Theog is also quite popular and  many cultural functions are organized in this ground. Anything that you require is available in this market ranging from electronics to food.

Best Time to visit Theog

The ideal time to visit Theog is October - November. The temperature during this season is moderate at about  25 degrees Centigrade in the day time which means it’s quite pleasant. Theog witnesses single digit temperatures and snowfall during December – February . You can also visit Theog during Summer and enjoy the summer festival here. The temperatures in summer is around 30 degrees.

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