Miscellaneous Facts About Uttarakhand

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Formation of State: Uttarakhand became a state of India in 9th November 2000. Uttarakhand is the 27th state of the India. This state felt in the area of 51,125 sq. km (17.3 percent part of India).

Capital of the State: Dehradun

Longitude: 77 degree 34' 27" E to 81 degree 02' 22" E.

Latitude: 28 degree 53' 24" N to 31 degree 27' 50" N.

Total Area: 53,484 sq. km.

Total Forest Area: 34,434 sq. km.

Hilly Area: 92.57 percent.

Plane Area: 7.43 percent


International: Nepal and China

National: Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh

Districts: Pithoragarh, Almora, Nainital, Haridwar, Bageshwar, Champawat, Uttarkashi, Tehri Garhwal, Udham Singh Nagar, Chamoli, Dehradun and Rudrapraghya.

High Court: Nainital

Languages: Kumaoni, Garhwali and Hindi.

State Animal: Musk Deer

State Bird: Monal

State Flower: Brahma Kamal

State Tree: Burans


Summer Season: March to June Mid.

Rainy Season: Mid June to Mid September.

Winter Season: Mid September to February.

Places to Visit in Uttarakhand

Tourist and Historical Place: Nainital, Mussoorie, Pauri, Almora, Ranikhet, Khirsu, Champawt, Auli, Khatling, Vedini Bugyal, Valley of Flower, Lansdown, Lakhamandal, Paataal Bhuvneshwar, Gangolihaat, Jolljivi, Kattarmal, Kosini, Jageshwar, Dwarahaat, Someshwar, Baijnath and Pindari Glacier.

Pilgrimage Site: Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Panchkedar, Panchbadri, Panchprayg, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Hemkund Sahib, Purnagiri, Chittai, Kaliyar Sharif, Nanakmatta sahib and Rettha Sahib.

Folk Song and Dances

Jhumallo, Thadya, Chaunfla, Rasau, Pandwana, Tandi, Bhadgeet, Jaggar, Channchri and chholia.

Major River

Bhagirathi, Alaknanda, Mandakani, Pindari, Tones, Yamuna, Kali, Nayaar, Bhilanganga, Saryu and Ramganga.

Major Crops and Fruits

Major Crops: Rice, Wheat, Barley, Corn, Mandua and Hangora.
Major Fruits: Apple, Leechi, Pulam, Naashpati and Maalta.

Minerals Deposits

Limestone, Magnesite and Gypsum.


Guest Author: Hemant Singh Kanwar07 Apr 2011

Hello Nishant
Please check your the heading as well as the tags used by you. You are posting in UKS and writing about Uttranchal then how can be your heading and tags include Himachal Pradesh. Please change your heading form "Miscellaneous Facts About Himachal Pradesh" to Miscellaneous Facts About Uttarakhand".

Guest Author: Nishant Sharma07 Apr 2011

Hello Sir,

Sorry for title that. When I posted this article I am busy in another site, sorry for that. It will not happen again.

Nishant Sharma

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