Uttarakhand Tourism
Uttarakhand Tourism
Uttarakhand Tourism
Uttarakhand Tourism
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uttarakhand Tourism
Tehri Garhwal is on of the sacred hilly districts of  Uttarakhand State.. Tehri and Garhwal are the two words combined for naming the district as Tehri Garhwal. While  the prefix Tehri is the corrupted form of  the word `Trihari`

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Uttarakhand Tourism
Narendra Nagar
14 kms. away from Muni-ki-Reti at an altitude of 1,129 m lies this capital of the former king of Garhwal. Until a few years ago it was the...

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Chamba
On the road to Gangotri. Chamba is a township lying high at an altitude of 1676 m, offering a splendid view of the snow-capped Himalayas

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Uttarakhand Tourism

Uttarakhand Tourism
Uttarakhand is the 27th state of India, founded on November 09, 2000.
Fast Facts  
   
Capital Dehradun

High Court

Nainital

Total Districts

Thirteen

Area

53483 Sq kms (In 2005)

Forest Land

34651 Sq kms (In 2004)

Population

84,79,562

Temp. (Min)

-2.7 °C (Mukteshwar in 2004)

Temp. (Max)

41.5° C (Dehradun in 2004)

Division

02 (Kumaun, Garhwal)

   

Total Districts

13

Tehsils

78

Development Blocks

95

Nyay Panchayat

670

Gram Panchayat

7227

Municipal Corp.

01

Nagar Palika Prarishad

31

Nagar Panchayat

31

Cantonment boards

09

Lok Sabha Constituency

05

Rajya Sabha Constituency

03

Vidhan Sabha Constituency

70

Source of Income

Forest, Water, Tourism, Minerals

Minerals

Lime, Stone, Megnasite etc

Harvest

Wheat, Maize

Fruits

Apple, Leche, Plum, Orange

Rivers

Bhagirahti, Alaknanda (Ganga), Mandakini, Pindari, Kali, Saryu, Ramganga

State flower

Braham Kamal (Saussurea Obvallata)

State animal

Kastoori Mriga (Moschus Chrysogaster)

State tree

Buransh (Rhododendron Arboreum)