Location of Chamoli Gopeshwar
Gopeshwar is located at 30.42 degree North to 79.33 degree East. It has an average elevation of 1,293 m (4,242 ft). Gopeshwar is said to be able to captivate any visitor with its mystic charm and pristine beauty. There are many snow-capped hills and peaks that can be witnessed from Gopeshwar.
Climate of Chamoli Gopeshwar
Chamoli Gopeshwar is the administrative headquarters of the Chamoli District of Uttarakhand in India. Located 1300 meters above sea level, it is famous for its weather (pleasant most of the year, but very cold in December and January) and its temples.
Demography of Chamoli Gopeshwar
Chamoli Gopeshwar had a population of 100606. Males constitute 56% of the population and females 44%. Chamoli Gopeshwar has an average literacy rate of 81%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 85% and female literacy of 75%. 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Education of Chamoli Gopeshwar
The educational institutions are Government Institute of Engineering Gopeshwar for B.Tech, Government P.G. college, Government Law college, Government Girls Polytechnic, Government Inter College, Government Girls inter college, Convent School, SGRR Public school, Saraswati Vidhya Mandir Inter College, Sharada Suman children Academy, Aadarsh vidhya Mandir Inter college, National Public School, Peace Public school, himalyan public school, Subodh Prem Vidhya Mandir, Gopinath children academy, Uttarakhand Public school, Nalanda Public School, Christ Academy.
Tourism in Chamoli Gopeshwar
Gopeshwar is surrounded by four famous temples: Tungnath, Anusuya Devi, Rudranath, and Badrinath. The holy town of Kedarnath is also nearby. The famous places at Gopeshwar are Pt. Dindayal Park, Kunds, Gopinath Temple,Telephone Tower House. The only T.B. Hospital in chamoli district is situated here. A sports stadium in the form of the land forming part of police ground is also situated here. Major colonies are Jal Nigam, Wireless Colony, Police Colony, Kund Colony, Post Office, Basant Bihar,Saraswati Bihar, Subhash Nagar, Haldapani, Negwar, Mandir Colony, Teacher Colony, Hospital Colony, Polytechnic Colony. A famous temple of Lord Shiva or Mahadeva, now known as Gopinath Mandir, is situated here. A story tells of a king named Sagar who was there in ancient times. His cow always came to this place and gave his milk to a Shivlinga; one day Sagar saw it and he constructed a temple there.
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