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Hey friends! We are now starting a series which will help you in learning static general awareness in a state wise manner. It is being classified in such a way that our aspirants will be able to remember all the important things about that particular state. Today we are going to talk about UTTARAKHAND.

Static Awareness (Uttarakhand) – Complete Details About Uttarakhand State 


  • Uttarakhand was carved out from Uttar Pradesh.
  • It is situate in the Northern India and was formerly known as “Uttaranchal”.
  • The state is often referred to as the Devbhumi because of many Hindu temples and pilgrimage centers found throughout the state.
  • The state is known for its beauty.
  • The state for formed on 9th of November, 2000, when it became the 27th state of Republic of India.
  • Languages known in this state are Hindi and Sanskrit.

Capital– Dehradun

Chief Minister–   Trivendra Singh Rawat

Governor– Dr. Krishna Kant Paul

High Court– High Court of Uttarakhand, Nainital

Chief Justice– K. M. Joseph

International Border– China in the north and Nepal in the east

State day Celebration– 9th November

Highest Mountain Peaks in Uttarakhand

Rank in World Rank in India Peak Name District
23 2 Nanda Devi Chamoli
29 3 Kamet Chamoli
76 10 Abi Gamin Chamoli
92 11 Mana Chamoli
97 12 Mukut  Parbat Chamoli
Chaukhamba Uttarkashi-Chamoli
Trisul Bageshwar
Hardeol Pithoragarh

National Parks in Uttarakhand:- 

Name of National Park Location
Jim Corbett National Park Uttarakhand
Valley Of Flowers National Park West Himalaya, in the state of Uttarakhand
Nanda Devi National Park Around the peak of Nanda Devi in the state of Uttarakhand
Gangotri National Park  Uttarkashi District Uttarakhand
Rajaji National Park Near the foothills of the Himalayas

Important Dams in Uttarakhand:-

Dam River Nearest City
Tehri Dam Bhagirathi Pratapnagar
Lakhwar Dam Yamuna Dehradun
Koteshwar Dam Bhagirathi Pratapnagar
Ramganga Dam Ramganga Lansdowne

Important Rivers in Uttarakhand:-

S.No. River
1 Ganga River
2 Bhagirathi River
3 Alaknanda River
4 Kosi River
5 Yamuna River

Important Lakes in Uttarakhand:-

Lake Location
Bheemtal Lake Bheemtal
Devaria Tal Ukhimath
Naini Lake Nainital
Hemkund Chamoli
Maneri Uttarkashi

Important Power generation plants

S.No. Name of Power Plant
1  Chibro Power Plant
2 Khodri Power Plant
3 Chilla Power Plant

Major Airports

Airport Location
Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun
 The Pant Nagar Airport Pantnagar of Udhamsinghnagar district
NainiSaini Airport Pithoragarh

Folk dances

S.No. Folk Dance
1 Choliya Dance 
2 LangvirNritya
3  PandavNritya
4 Ramola
5 Shotiya Tribal Folk Dances

Important Regional Festivals of 

S.No. Festival Name
1 BasantPanchami
2 Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra
3 MakarSankranti
4 Janopunya
5 KumbhMela
6 Kandali Festival

Important Temples/Archaeological Monuments/Sites

Monuments/Temples/Sites Location
Kedarnath Temple Kedarnath
Badrinath Temple Badrinath-Chamoli district
Yamunotri Temple Uttarkashi district
Gangotri Temple Uttarkashi district
Ram Jhulla and LakhmanJhulla Rishikesh
Har Ki Pauri Haridwar
Gurudwara Sri Hemkunt Sahib Chamoli District
PatanjaliYogpeeth Haridwar
Nanda Devi Temple Almora
Naina Devi Temple Nainital
SilgurDevta temple Punah village-Dehradun

Special Titles of City

City Nick Name
Dehradun School capital of India
Mussoorie Queen of the Mountains
Rishikesh City of Sages

Yoga City


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