Nahan is a small town and a municipal council in Sirmaur district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is the district headquarters. Nahan is located at . It has an average elevation of 1,362 metres (4,468 feet). India census, Nahan had a population of 24,813. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Nahan has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 67%. In Nahan, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. Nahan is a small town located in the Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh. The town is the district headquarters and is situated at an average elevation of 1,362 metres (4,468 feet). Nahan is well known for its scenic beauty and has many tourist attractions such as the Nahan Palace, the Nahan Fort, and the Trilokpur Temple. The town also has a number of educational institutions and is an important commercial center in the region.