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Uttarakhand
Capital
Dehradun
Area
51,125
Languages
Hindi
Population
10,116,752
The land of nature's bounty and spiritual attractions, Uttarakhand (Uttaranchal) is one of the northern most states in India. Being bestowed with unmatched natural beauty as well as numerous ancient pilgrimage places, the state can be called and ideal tourist destination for one and all. Come here to have the time of your life in the lap pf Mother Nature and feel yourself closer to the Almighty.     
Uttarakhand (Uttaranchal) was declared the 27th state of India on November 9th in the year 2000. Situated in the northern edges of the country the place is adorned with alluring landscapes all across. Based on cultural difference the state has been divided into two major parts viz. Garhwal and Kumaon. The snowy terrain of the region and gushing rivers gives way to numerous adventurous activities like Paragliding, Skiing, Ice skating, River rafting, Trekking and many more.

Apart from the adrenaline pumping experiences, the state also has numerous Hindu temples which makes it a popular religious destination. Haridwar, which is an important temple city for the Hindus is located in Uttarakhand (Uttaranchal). Rishikesh and the 'Char Dham' are also a part of this state. 

Nanda devi, the second highest peak in India falls in this region and can be viewed from many points of the Kumaon division. So, basically trip to Uttarakhand (Uttaranchal) can give you a holistic holiday experience that you can enjoy with your family and friends. 
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