Uttarakhand State – The Land of the Gods

About Uttarakhand State

Uttarakhand State is one among the 29 states of India which is located in the Northern Region and is bordered with Tibet which is located on the north, Nepal (Province number 07) which is located on the east, Uttar Pradesh which is located on the south, Himachal Pradesh which is located on the west and north-west and Haryana which is located on the southwestern corner. The capital city is the Dehradun and is also the largest city.

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Uttarakhand Population

The Population of UT state is about 10,086,292 which is the 20th largest state in Indian population and the UT Districts are covering with an area of 53,483 square kilometres (or) 20,650 square miles, which comes 19th on the area basis.

Uttarakhand Language

The official and native language of Uttarakhand state is “Hindi” (उत्तराखंड) which is widely spoken languages in the state i.e. approximately.

Formation of UT State

UT state came into existence on 09th Nov of 2000. The High Court of Uttarakhand is the apex judicial body in the state.

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Indian State of UT Symbols

The following are the symbols of State:

Animal Alpine Musk Deer
Bird Himalayan Monal
Flower Brahma Kamal[61]
Fruit Kaphal
Tree Burans

Holiday Destinations Designated by UT Tourism and Culture

  • UT State is the gateway of the 07 Sister States.
  • It has the rich culture of “Ahom Dynasty” which ruled the region before the occupation of British for many years.
  • There are many tourists’ attractions of wildlife reserves including Manas National Park, Nameri National Park, Kaziranga National Park, Dibru – Saikhowa National Park and Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary etc.
UT State
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UT Districts

Uttarakhand Map illustrates and Dispur is the capital of this northern state and Guwahati is the largest city. The land territory consists of 13 UT Districts and the following are the districts of UT State:

Pauri Garhwal
Tehri Garhwal
Udham Singh Nagar
UT Rivers

The following are the few Rivers of UT which flows through the state:

  • Brahmaputra River
  • Barak River
  • Subansiri River
  • Kopili River
  • Dhansiri River
  • Kameng River
  • Lohit River
  • Dihing River
  • Kushiyara River
  • Manas River
  • Bhogdoi River
  • Dibang River
  • Sankosh River
  • Kulsi River
  • Surma River
  • Longai River
  • Beki River
  • Mitong River
  • Mornoi River
  • Gwrang River

Important details of UT State
  • Uttarakhand Official Website: http://Uttarakhand.gov.in/
  • UT Governor: Sri Jagdish Mukhi
  • Uttarakhand Chief Minister: Sarbananda Sonowal (BJP)
  • UT Helpline Number: +91 361 272 4222
  • UT Support Mail: md@amtron.in