Geography Of Uttarakhand

 

Uttarakhand is well known for climatic condition and vegetation, has a total geographic area of 51,125 km², of which 93% is mountainous and 64.81% is covered by Forest. Most of the northern parts of the state are part of Greater Himalaya ranges, covered by the high Himaliyan peaks and glaciers, while the lower foothills were densely forested and situated at coordinates 30.19″ N and 78.04″ E in the northwest portion of Uttar Pradesh. It shares its border with Himachal Pradesh and Utter Pradesh in India.

Ganga and Yamuna are the two important river originated in the glaciers of Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand enjoys two diverse climatic conditions .The hilly regions of Uttarakhand enjoy cool conditions whereas the plain regions of the state have a tropical climate with hot and humid summers and cold winters with snowfall and mild summers. Nanda Devi in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand is the highest point in the state at 7,817 m above sea level.

Geographical Data

 

Latitude                     :    28°43′ N to 31°27′ N

Longitude                   :    77°34′ E to 81°02′ E

Geographical Area   :    53483 sq kms

Forest Area                 :     35394 sq kms

 

 

Ditrictwise Population of Uttarakhand Census 2011 Report

District Total Population Decadal growth rate (2001-2011) Sex ratio Population Density per sq. km. Proportion of District Population to State Total Population (%)
Males Females Total Males Females
Uttarkashi 168335 161351 329686 11.75 959 41 1.66 1.59
Chamoli 193572 197542 391114 5.6 1021 49 1.91 1.95
Rudraprayag 111747 125110 236857 4.14 1120 119 1.1 1.24
Tehri Garhwal 296604 319805 616409 1.93 1078 169 2.93 3.16
Dehradun 893222 805338 1698560 32.48 902 550 8.83 7.96
Pauri 326406 360121 686527 -1.51 1103 129 3.23 3.56
Pithoragarh 240427 245566 485993 5.13 1021 69 2.38 2.43
Champawat 130881 128434 259315 15.49 981 147 1.29 1.27
Almora* 290414 331513 621927 -1.73 1142 198 2.87 3.28
Bageshwar* 124121 135719 259840 5.13 1093 116 1.23 1.34
Nainital 494115 461013 955128 25.2 933 225 4.88 4.56
Udhamsingh Nagar 858906 789461 1648367 33.4 919 648 8.49 7.8
Haridwar 1025428 901601 1927029 33.16 879 817 10.14 8.91
Total 5154178 4962574 1E+07

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