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Simla, a Blitish sanatorium, the capital of a district of the same name, in the division of Ambala, Punjaub, India. The district has an area of 18 square miles, and occupies a spur of the Central Himalayas. The town of Simla is situated in fine mountain scenery, 7,084 feet above sea-level and 170 miles N. of Delhi, whence it is accessible by railway. Owing to its fine climate, it has been for over thirty years the seat of the Government of India during the summer months.