(Last Updated on : 03-07-2017)
Districts of Uttarakhand include districts like Almora
, Pauri Garhwal
, Tehri Garhwal
, Udham Singh Nagar
. A district of Uttarakhand state is an administrative geographical unit, headed by a District Magistrate or Deputy Commissioner, an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Services. A Superintendent of Police is entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining law and order and related issues of the district. Districts of Uttarakhand have numerous tourism attractions and some of them are hill stations
. Geographically, these districts are surrounded by natural beauty of Himalayan Mountain Range
on one side and the Bhabhar and Terai region on other side.
Almora district lies in the Kumaon division
. Its head quarter is at Almora. Almora is famous for its rich cultural
, splendid cuisine
. Almora came into existence from the early Katyuri rule. Here some of the popular tourism
attractions are Chitai Temple, Nanda Devi Temple, Binsar Mahadev Temple and Jageshwar
Bageshwar district lies in the eastern Kumaon region and is bounded on the west and northwest by Chamoli District, on the northeast and east by Pithoragharh district and on the south by Almora district. The district head quarter is at the town of Bageshwar. Bageshwar district is popular for the presence of Baijnath temple
, Chandika temple
and Sriharu temple.
Chamoli district of Uttarakhand is bounded by Tibet region to the north and by the Uttarakhand districts of Bageshwar and Pithoragharh to the east, Almora to the south, Garhwal division
to the southwest, Rudraprayag to the west, and Uttarkashi to the northwest. The administrative head quarter of this district is at Gopeshwar
. Chamoli district hosts a variety of destinations of pilgrim and tourist interests like Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary
, Nanda Devi National Park
, Badrinath Temple
, Tapta Kund
, Hemkund Sahib and Joshimath
Champawat District is part of the eastern Kumaon district of the state of Uttarakhand. It is bounded on the north by Pithoragharh, on the east by Nepal, on the south by Udham Singh Nagar district, on the west by Nainital, and on the northwest by Almora District.
Dehradun is a district in Uttarakhand and the district head quarter is Dehradun which has also served as the provisional capital city
of Uttaranchal since it's founding in 2000, and may well become the permanent capital. Full of natural beauty, this district is also known for its many famous educational institutions. Landour
are the popular tourism attractions here.
Haridwar is a district in Uttarakhand. Its head quarter is at Haridwar which is also its largest city. A paradise for nature lovers and one of the seven holiest places of Hinduism
, Haridwar presents a kaleidoscope of the culture of India and civilization. This city of temples
consists of many pilgrimage tourism
destinations like Har ki Pauri
, Sati Kund, Daksheswara Mahadev Temple
, Maya Devi Temple
, Bhimgoda Tank and Mansa Devi Temple
Nainital District is located in Kumaon division and is bounded on the north by the Almora District and on the south by the Udham Singh Nagar District. The largest town in Nainital District is Haldwani. Here Nainital Lake is a popular tourism attraction.
Pauri Garhwal District
The head quarter of Pauri Garhwal district in Uttarakhand is at Pauri
. Pauri Garhwal district is ringed by Dehradun
, Haridwar, Rudraprayag, Tehri Garhwal, Chamoli, Almora and Nainital districts from three sides. The climate
of Pauri Garhwal is very cold in winter and pleasant in summer. In rainy season the climate is very cool and full of greeneries.
Pithoragharh District is the eastern most Himalayan district in the state of Uttarakhand. The flora and fauna
of this place has rich ecological diversity. Pithoragharh town, being in the valley, is relatively warm during summer and cool during winters. There are several places of tourist attraction in this district.
Rudraprayag town is the administrative headquarters of the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. The district is bounded by Uttarkashi district on the north, Chamoli district on the east, Pauri Garhwal district on the south, and Tehri Garhwal district on the west. Kedarnath temple
, Koteshwar Mahadev Temple, Gaurikund, Mathiyana Devi and Triyuginarayan Temple
are popular tourism
Udham Singh Nagar District
Udham Singh Nagar is a district of Uttarakhand and Rudrapur is the district headquarters. The district is located in the Terai region, and is part of Kumaon division. Jaspur, Nanakmatta, Pantnagar, Bajpur etc are popular tourism attractions in this district.
Tehri Garhwal District
Tehri Garhwal District is one of the largest districts in the hill state of Uttarakhand. Its administrative headquarters is at New Tehri. It is surrounded by Rudraprayag in the east, Dehradun in the west, Uttarkashi in the north, and Pauri Garhwal district in the south.
Uttarkashi District town lies high in the Himalaya range, and the district contains the source of both the Ganga
and Yamuna river
, which attract thousands of pilgrims from all over the country.