Uttarakhand is a state situated in northern India. Formerly known as Uttaranchal, this state was formed out of the north-western districts of Uttar Pradesh and the Himalayas on 9 November 2000. Also refereed to as the Land of Gods, Uttaranchal is believed to be one of the most naturally bestowed states in India. Uttaranchal shares its borders with Tibet in the north, Uttar Pradesh in the south, Nepal in the east, Haryana in the west and Himachal Pradesh in the North West.
Uttaranchal is home to some of the finest Hindu temples and religious destinations in India. In the year 2007 Uttaranchal was renamed Uttarakhand which means part of the North. The state stretches over an area of 20,682 sq mi of land. Dehradun serves as the capital of state.
While traveling to Uttarakhand it is always advisable to carry a map of the state. There are many different maps of Uttaranchal/Uttarakhand in India that provide complete information about the important roads, hotels, tourists spots, hospitals etc in the state.
Demographics of Uttarakhand
|Area||20,682 sq mi|
|Coordinates||30°20'N 78°04'E? / ?30.33°N 78.06°E|
Uttarakhand has 13 districts which are grouped into two divisions namely Garhwal division and Kumaon division.
- Tehri Garhwal
- Pauri Garhwal
- Udham Singh Nagar