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A close relationship between history and geography has long been recognized by various scholar. Herodotus who is considered as the father of History, was one of the pioneer geographers. He was a strong supporter of the idea that all history must be treated geographically and geography must be treated historically. In this present paper an attempt has been made to study the historical geography of Chaurasi Temple located in Bharmour. Bharmour, formally known as Brahmpura was the ancient capital of Chamba district in Himachal Pradesh, India. It is situated at an altitude of 7000 feet in the budhil valley, about sixty two kilometres to the south-east of Chamba. Bharmour is known for its scenic beauty and for its ancient temples. Ancient evidences shows that the Chaurasi temple was built in 7th century, although the repairs of many temple have been carved out in later period. The major temples located in Chaurasi are Ganesh Temple, Lakshana Devi temple, lord Shiva temple, Nar Singh temple and Dharameswar temple. These temples have immense religious importance for local community and life of people centre around these temple.

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Sandeep Kumar, & Prem Dass. (2019). Historical Geography of Chaurasi Temple, Bharmour, Himachal Pradesh. Thematics Journal of Geography, 8(11), 17-32. Retrieved from