Basic facts of Uttarakhand
Area: 53483 sq. km
Population: 84.89 lakh (2001)
Literacy rate: 71.60%
Languages spoken: Kumaoni, Garhwali, Hindi.
Shopping in Uttarakhand: exquisite wood carvings, jewellery, religious statuettes, hand-made candles, cardigans, scenic painting, organic items and hand-made sweaters are major shopping features of Uttarakhand.
- Vedini Bugyal
- Valley of flowers
- Paataal Bhuvaneshwar,
- Pindari Glacier
Basant Panchami, Bhitauli, Phool Dei, Makar Sankranti, Olgia/Ghee Sankranti, Bat Savitri, Khatarua, Kandali, Nandadevi and Janopunya are prominent festival of Uttarakhand.
The state offers three major seasons:
Summer Season: March to June mid.
Rainy Season : Mid June to mid September.
Winter Season : Mid September to February.
Maximum Temp: 40°C
Minimum Temp: 5°C
Best Time to visit: Uttarakhand is mostly visited at the summer, when weather becomes very pleasant. Some parts of Uttarakhand become inaccessible in winter. The plains zone is best visited in winter, when the weather remains milder.
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