Maharaja Ranjit Singh's Sikh Empire annexed the Indian state, of Kangra in 1810. Kangra became a province of British India in 1846 when it was surrendered to British India at the end of the First Anglo-Sikh War. The British colony included the modern states of Kangra, Hamirpur, Kullu, Lahul, and Spiti. Kangra is known for having the oldest Royal Empire in the world. The Sikh Maharaja Ranjit Singh took over Kangra in 1810. Kangra County was part of the British province of Punjab.
One of the largest castles in the Himalayas, the Kangra Fort built by the Katoch emperors dates back thousands of years. It was formerly known as Trigarta, the empire spoken of in the Mahabharata. It later became known as Nagarkot Fort.
It has an area of 5739 km2.
There are a total of 35 sub-districts in Kangra.
There are 175 villages in total.
There is only 1 town in the region.