Uttarakhand | Facts and Figures


Capital : Dehradun

Statehood : 9 November 2000

Area : 53,483 km2 

Uttarakhand is the 19th largest state by area.

Population : 1+ Crore

Based on 2011 census, population in Uttarakhand is more than 1 crore and ranks 20th position. Therefore the population density is 189 persons per square kilometer.

Language : Hindi


Below are the letters in Hindi:

अ आ इ ई उ ऊ ए ऐ ओ औ अं अः ऋ

क ख ग घ ङ

च छ ज झ ञ

ट ठ ड ढ ण

त थ द ध न

प फ ब भ म

य र ल व

श ष स ह

क्ष त्र ज्ञ

Number of Districts : 13

Below are the districts in Uttarakhand:

  1. Almora
  2. Bageshwar
  3. Chamoli
  4. Champawat
  5. Dehradun
  6. Haridwar
  7. Nainital
  8. Pauri Garhwal
  9. Pithoragarh
  10. Rudraprayag
  11. Tehri Garhwal
  12. Udham Singh Nagar
  13. Uttarkashi

Vehicle registration code: UK

Literacy rate : 79%

According to 2011 census, Uttarakhand stands 10th in literacy rate.

State Animal : Musk Deer

State Bird : Himalayan Monal

State Flower : Saussurea obvallata

State Tree : Burans

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