Chamba is bounded on north-west by Jammu and Kashmir, on the north-east and east by Ladakh area of Jammu and Kashmir state and Lahaul and Bara-Bangal area of Himachal Pradesh, on the south-east and south by the District Kangra of Himachal Pradesh and Gurdaspur District of the Punjab.

The Chamba District is situated between north latitude 32 11' 30'' and 33 13' 6'' and east longitude 7549 and 77 3' 30'', with an estimated area of 6522 square Kilometers and is surrounded on all sides by lofty hill ranges. The territory is wholly mountainous with altitude ranging from 2,000 to 21,000 feet.
Some More statistics about Chamba are as below(As per 2011 census):-



  Persons Male Female
Total 519080 261320 257760
Rural 482972 241963 241009
Urban 36108 19357 16751






  Persons Male Female
Total 323842 186064 137778
Rural 293683 169271 124412
Urban 30159 16793 13366






  Persons Male Female
Total 111690 56154 55536
Rural 105635 53144 52491
Urban 6055 3010 3045






  Persons Male Female
Total 135500 67900 67600
Rural 132907 66589 66318
Urban 2593 1311 1282