(Last Updated on : 12-02-2016)
Doiwala is a town and a Nagar Panchayat located in the Dehradun district
of the northern state of India
. It has an average elevation of 396 metres. This place comes under Doon Valleys Terai and Bhabhar region. Dehradun
is located 30 km south of Doiwala.
Demography of Doiwala
According to the population census 2011, Doiwala had a population of 17000.The males constitute 54 % of the population and females 46 %. Doiwala has an average literacy rate of 82 %, higher than the national average of 59.5 %. The male literacy rate is 82 % and, female literacy is 82 %. In Doiwala, about 11 % of the population is under 6 years of age.
Religion at Doiwala
is also followed in Doiwala. Being a part of Dehradun district, Garhwali
population is also widespread in nearby town Bhaniyawala. Guru Nanak Jayanti
, Guru Gobind Singh Ji
, Guru Arjan Sahib Ji
Shaheedi Divas, Guru Granth Sahib Ji
first Parkash Purab Divas and Chotey Sahibzade Shaheedi divas are celebrated by Sikhs
in Doiwala. Some Muslim and Ravidassi population is also located.
Climate of Doiwala
The climate of Doiwala is generally temperate, although it varies from tropical hot in summers to severely cold, depending upon the season and the altitude of the specific location. The nearby hilly regions often get snowfall during winter but the temperature in Dehradun and Doiwala is not known to fall below freezing. Summer temperatures can often reach 42 degree C whereas winter temperatures are usually between -0.3°C and 20 degree C.
Places to Visit at Doiwala
The nearest attractions include the Rajaji National Park
and Motichur Wildlife Sanctuary and the numerous shrines at Rishikesh
How to Reach Doiwala
Doiwala Railway Station on the Dehradun - Motichur rail route and Kansrao Railway Station are the nearest railway station
and Jolly Grant airport
is the nearest airport
. However Rishikesh Rail Way Station is major railway station 16 km near to Doiwala.
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