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History of Solan
Solan is a city situated in Himachal Pradesh. It is often referred to as the "Mushroom city of India" because of the mushroom farming which is prevalent here. Solan derives its name from Goddess Shoolini Devi who is the main deity of the region. Located at an elevation of approximately 1467 metres above sea level, Solan is surrounded by high peaks. To the east of the town is the Matiul Peak with a height of 1,986 metres; to the north lies the Karol Peak, which is also the highest peak of the region with a height of 2,000 metres. Solan is largely a forested land with hills an...