What is the area of Spiti and its population?
Spiti is spread across 7600 sq Kms and houses a population of 10,500 inhabitants. It is one of the least densely populated areas in the country. The local population comprises of a 100% purely homogenous Buddhist community. There is a substantial transit population comprising of labourers, government employees, businessmen, etc. They usually comprise about 10% of the total population.