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States of India — Uttaranchal
Uttaranchal is the 26th state of Indian Union. Its also known as Uttarkhand. the region has its own distinct languages and cultures, and successive deep river valleys shelter fascinating, microcivilazations where Hinduism meets animism and the Buddhist influence is never too far away. The state is rich in flora and fauna, natural and touristic ambience, and houses some of the most important pilgrimage centers in the country.
Uttaranchal at a Glance —
Land area

55,845 Sq. km

Capital Dehradun
Population 8479562
Districts 13
Languages Hindi, Garhwali, Kumaoni.
Best Time to visit  April to June
September to mid November
Altitude 640 m above sea level
Religion Hinduism

How to Reach —
By Air: There are regular flights to Delhi by Indian Airlines. one has the option to travel to Delhi by road or rail and then take the air route to various destinations.

By Rail: Dehradun, Haridwar, and Kathgodam are the major railway stations connected to almost all parts of the country with regular trains.

By Road: Almost all the important places in the state are connected by all-weather metalled roads. Many places in the higher altitudes may still remain off for a period in the year due to landslides and snowfall. National Highways such as 58, 73, 74, and 87 connect places in the state to other parts of the country.



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