All About Uttarakhand,India

Uttarakhand, a state in northern India crossed by the Himalayas, is known for its Hindu pilgrimage sites. Rishikesh, a major centre for yoga study, was made famous by the Beatles’ 1968 visit. The city hosts the evening Ganga Aarti, a spiritual gathering on the sacred Ganges River. The state's forested Jim Corbett National Park shelters Bengal tigers and other native wildlife.

Capitals:Nainital (Judiciary)Dehradun
Population:10.08 million (2012)
Land area:53,566 km²


 

Code
District
Headquarters
Pincode
Area code
Latitude & Longitude
Population
(2001)
Area (/km²)
Density (/km²)
AL
Almora
Almora
263601
5962
29° 37' N & 79 ° 40' E
630,446
3,090
204
BA
Bageshwar
Bageshwar
263642
29° 51' N & 79 ° 46' E
249,453
2,310
108
CL
Chamoli
Gopeshwar
246401
30° 24' N & 79 ° 21' E
369,198
7,692
48
CP
Champawat
Champawat
262523
5965
26° 19' N & 80 ° 06' E
224,461
1,781
126
DD
Dehradun
Dehradun
248001
135
30° 19' N & 78 ° 01' E
1,279,083
3,088
414
HA
Haridwar
Haridwar
249401
1334
30° 19' N & 78 ° 01' E
1,444,213
2,360
612
NA
Nainital
Nainital
263001
5942
29° 22' N & 79 ° 27' E
762,912
3,853
198
PG
Pauri Garhwal
Pauri
246001
1368
30° 09' N & 78 ° 46' E
696,851
5,438
128
PI
Pithoragharh
Pithoragarh
262501
5964
29° 34' N & 80 ° 13' E
462,149
7,110
65
RP
Rudraprayag
Rudraprayag
246171
1364
30° 16' N & 78 ° 58' E
227,461
1,896
120
TG
Tehri Garhwal
New Tehri
249001
1376
30° 22' N & 78 ° 28' E
604,608
4,085
148
US
Udham Singh Nagar
Rudrapur
263153
30° 00' N & 78 ° 81' E
1,234,548
2,912
424
UT
Uttarkashi
Uttarkashi
249193
1374
30° 43' N & 78 ° 27' E
294,179
7,951
37

 

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