Rudraprayag District


Rudraprayag District

About Rudraprayag

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Rudraprayag district is bounded by Uttarkashi District on the north, Chamoli District on the east, Pauri Garhwal District on the south, and Tehri Garhwal District on the south.


History

Rudraprayag District came out from three districts Pauri, Chamoli and Tehri on 16th September 1997. It came into existence out from various blocks from these districts. From Pauri District, Khirsu block was included. From Chamoli District whole of Augustmuni and Ukhimath block and part of Pokhri and Karnprayag block was included and from Tehri District part of Jakholi and Kirtinagar block was included.


General Information

Rudraprayag District Map

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District HeadquartersRudraprayag
Population2,27,461
Area2328 sq. kms
Altitude800 mts - 8000 mts
Latitude 30.29° N
Longitude 78.98° E
Literacy 74.23%
Language Garhwali and Hindi
Clothing Summer: Cottons/ light woolens
Winter: Heavy Woolens

How to reach

Nearest Airport is at Jollygrant which is 159 Km away.
Nearest Railway station is at Rishikesh, 142 Km away.
Well connected by road to all the important places of Garhwal Division. Regular bus services are available.

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