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Uttarakhand at a Glance

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Established 9th November 2000
Area 53,566 sq km
Capital Dehradun
Largest City Dehradun
Legislature (seats) Unicameral (71)
Governor Smt. Margaret Alva
Chief Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal
Official languages Hindi, Sanskrit
Population 8,479,562 (2001 Census)
Literacy 72%
Airport Jolly Grant Airport (Dehradun), Pantnagar Airport (Pantnagar), Uttar Kashi, Gochar (Chamoli), Agastyamuni (Heliport) (Rudraprayag)
Major Rivers Ganga (Ganges) and Yamuna
Hill Stations Almora, Askot, Auli, Badrinath, Bageshwar, Berinag, Bhimtal, Binsar, Chamoli, Champawat, Chaukori, Chopta, Didihat, Gangolihat, Garhwal, Haridwar, Joshimath, Kasauni, Kedarnath, Landour, Lansdowne, Lohaghat, Mukteshwar, Munsiyari, Mussoorie, Nainital, Nanda Devi, Naukuchiatal, Pauri, Pithoragarh, Shivpuri, Tarkeshwar Mahadev, Ranikhet, Rishikesh, Rudrapryag, Uttarkashi, Marchula, Joshimath, Ranikhet, Valley of flowers, Dhanaulti
National Parks Jim Corbett National Park, Valley of Flowers National Park and Nanda Devi National Park, Rajaji National Park, and Govind Pashu Vihar National Park and Gangotri National Park
Government uk.gov.in
Tourism www.uttaranchaltourism.in
Districts (13) Almora, Bageshwar, Champawat, Nainital, Pithoragarh, Udham Singh Nagar, Dehradun, Haridwar, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Pauri Garhwal (commonly known as Garhwal), Rudraprayag