Uttarakhand is the northern Indian state in Himalayas. Its carved out from Uttar Pradesh in 2000 with an area of 53,483 sq km. 'Uttara' means north and 'khand' means region in Sanskrit. The population in 2011 census is 10 million, as on 2019 population it raised to 11 million. The other name of the state is 'Uttaranchal', Dehradun is the capital city of Uttarakhand and Hindi is the most widely spoken language.
Uttarakhand Population 2019
Population in Crores is 1.11 Crores
(February 2019 estimates till December 2018 as per Aadhar Uidai)
List of Districts, Cities & Towns in Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand formerly Uttaranchal, is a state in the northern part of India and its established in 9 November 2000. Dehradun is the Capital of Uttarakhand in india, and its largest city in the state. Uttaranchal has 13 districts. its population is 1,01,16,752 and density is 189/sq.km. Uttarakhand literacy rate is 79.63%, and Languages spoken are Garhwali, Kumaoni, Hindi and Urdu.
Uttarakhand has long been called as the "Land of the gods" due to the holiest Hindu shrines, and for more than 7000 years pilgrims has been visiting the region. The Pilgrim places in Uttarakhand are Adi Badri, Adi Kailash, Almora, Augustmuni, Badrinath, Baijnath, Devprayag, Dwarahat, Gangnani, Gangolihat, Gangotri, Gaurikund, Ghangaria, Guptkashi, Hanuman Chatti, Haridwar, Hemkund Sahib, Jageshwar, Janki Chatti, Joshimath, Kalpeshwar, Karnaprayag, Kedarnath, Madmaheshwar, Nanakmatta, Patal Bhuvaneshwar, Rishikesh, Rudranath, Rudraprayag, Tungnath, Ukhimath, Yamunotri
Two of the most important rivers in Hinduism originate in the region, the Ganga at Gangotri and the Yamuna at Yamunotri. These two along with Badrinath and Kedarnath form the Chota Char Dham, a holy pilgrimage for the Hindus. Uttarakhand derived from sanskrit, uttara means northern part and khand means part of country.
|District||Capital||Area (sq.km.)||Population in 1991||Population in 2001||Population in 2011|
|04||Tehri Garhwal||New Tehri||4,080||580,153||604,747||616,409|
|12||Udham Singh Nagar||Rudrapur||2,908||914,861||1,235,614||1,648,367|
|Note: in 1991 Uttaranchal was still part of Uttar Pradesh, it became a separate entity on Nov. 8, 2000. Since then it has been renamed to Uttarakhand.|