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Pithoragarh District : Uttarakhand

About District


Pithoragarh District having its entire northern and eastern boundaries being international, assumes a great strategicsignificance and, obviously, is a politically sensitive district along the northern frontier of India. The Pithoragarh town is located at a height of 1645 meters above sea level.The district lies between 29.4° to 30.3° North latitude and 80° to 81° East longitude along the eastern and southern part of the central Himalayas with Indo-Tibbetan watershed divide in the north and the Kali river forming a continuous border with Nepal in the east. The Pithoragarh district is surrounded by the national boundaries of Almora, Champawat, Bageshwar and Chamoli districts and extends over an area of 7,217.7 sq. kms. The district is administratively divided into 11 Tehsils and 8 Blocks. The places of tourist interests in the districts are Chandak, Thal Kedar, Gangolihat famous for its kali temple, Patal Bhuvneshwar, Berinag Tea Garden of Chaukori, Didihat, Munsyari, Dharchula and Jauljibi.

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District at a Glance


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