About Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand

About Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand

Pithoragarh District: Feel the existence of God

One of the best tourist destiny in the state of Uttarakhand, it acquires a special place in the tourism map of Uttarakhand. Pithoragarh district which was officially formed in the year 1960 was formed due to the division of Almora. The site is an existing place for mountaineers, adventure activists, botanists, trekkers and pilgrims. Pithoragarh is the famous dwelling halt in the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra (a holy trip to Kailash - Mansarovar ambler visit) route. Crystal Rivers which are originating from Pithoragarh Mountains gives you much pleasant refreshing experience.

In the winter season the area looks similar to the Kashmir valley, so majorly these eastern part of Uttaranchal are popularly called as “'Miniature Kashmir'” It is really pretty finest scene of snow- bounded mountains of Panch Chulhi, Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot. Four mountains (Chandak, Dhwaj, Kumdar and Thal Kedar) that are surrounded by the town give you the chilling experience all around. Commonly the town Pithoragarh is considered as the gateway of the Himalayas, the rivers like kali, Om Parvat, Lake Manasarovar, Kailash untainted water added Pithoragarh became a holy paradise for the pilgrims.

Overview
Total area: 7110 Sq Km
Total Population: 462,289
Official language: Hindi, Kumauni
Literacy rate: 76.48%
District Headquarters: Pithoragarh
Area: 7110 sq km
Total Population: 462,289
Literacy: 76.48%

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