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ABOUT UTTARAKHAND
  Capital Dehradun (Interim)
  High Court Nainital
  Longitude 77° 34' 27" E to 81° 02' 22" E
  Latitude 28° 53' 24" N to 31° 27' 50" N
  Total Area 53,484 sq. km.
  Total Forest Area 34,434 sq. km.
  Hilly Area 92.57%
  Plains  

Uttarakhand became the 27th state of the Republic of India on 9th November 2000. The State came out of Uttar Pradesh. Demand for Uttarakhand was first made in 1930 at the Karachi session of INC. It occupies 17.3% of India's total land area with 51,125 sq km.

Uttarakhand is a place with great geographical diversity with snow-clad mountains, bio-diverse forests, fertile valleys, gushing rivers and several natural lakes which debonair the scapes of these wonderful Himalayan Foothills.

Uttarakhand is also known as the Abode of the gods, there are several highly venerated pilgrimage places like Kedarnath, Badrinath, Hemkund Sahib, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Jageshwar, Bageshwar, Rishikesh and Haridwar which have immense religious importance. With innumerous temples, big or small, scattered all over the state.

It’s a region with several natural lakes, which are the center of attraction of the town and good for sporting activities. The popular hill stations of Uttarakhand are Almora, Bhimtal, Munsiyari, Mussorie, Nainital, Mukteshwar, Pangot, Corbett National Park, Ranikhet, Chopta, Valley of Flowers and Joshimath.. For tourists seeking serenity and tranquility in
pleasant, pollution free environs, hill stations in Uttarakhand Travel are ideal for vacations.

Uttarakhand also promises tourists enticing experiences through a range of soft and professional adventure sports activities like white water rafting, high altitude trekking, rock climbing, rappelling, skiing, canoeing etc. thanks to its diverse geographical attributes. To climb the big mountains or to explore the dense forests of the hills with it’s rich flora & fauna is in itself very exciting. The gushing rivers and deep lakes are ideal for water sports.

People who come here also prefer to visit the several wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in the state. visit the Valley of Flower National Park, Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuaries, Nanda Devi National Park, Govind National Park, Assan Barrage National Park, Rajaji National Park and Corbett National Park which is one of the biggest tiger
reserves of North india.

Districts:

Uttranchal has 13 districts Almora, Bageshwar, Chamoli, Champawat, Dehradun,Haridwar, Nainital, Pauri, Pithoragarh, Rudraprayag, Tehri, Udham Singh Nagar and Uttarkashi

Languages Spoken:

Langauges spoken here are Garhwali, Kumaoni, Jaunsari and Hindi.

Pilgrimage Sites:

Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Panchkedar, Panchbadri, Panchprayag, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Hemkund Sahib, Purnagiri, Chittai, Kaliyar Sharif, Nanakmatta Sahib, Rettha Sahib etc.

Tourist And Historical Places:

Nainital, Mukteshwar, Pangot, Mussoorie, Pauri, Almora, Ranikhet, Khirsu, Champawat, Dayara, Auli, Khatling, Bedni Bugyal, Valley Of Flowers, Lansdowne, Lakhamandal, Paataal Bhuvaneshwar, Gangolihaat, Jolljivi, Kataarmal, Kosani, Jageshwar, Dwarahaat, Someshwar, Baijnath, Pindari Glacier etc.

 









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