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Uttarakhand State Emblems

State Flower: Brahm Kamal

State Bird: Monal

State Tree : Buransh

State Animal : Musk Deer (Kasturi Mrig)

Formation of Uttarakhand State

Uttarakhand was carved about of erstwhile Uttar Pradesh on 9 Nov 2000

First Chief Minister : Nityanand Swami (9 Nov 2000 - 29 Oct 2001)

First Governor : Surjeet Singh Barnala (9 Nov 2000 - 7 Jan 2003)

First Assembly Speaker : Prakash Pant

First Assembly Elections were held in year 2002 & Narayan Dutt Tiwari was the first elected chief minister of Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand Stats

Number of Districts : 13 (7 in Garhwal region and 6 in Kumaon region)

Geographical Area : 53483 sq kms

Hill Area : 46035 sq kms

Plains Area : 7448 sq kms

Forest Area : 38000 sq kms

Divisions : 02 (Garhwal & Kumaon)

Tehsils : 110

Sub-Tehsils: 18

Development Blocks: 95

Gram Panchayats : 7791

Nyay Panchayats : 670

No. of Villages : 16793 (as per 2011 census)

No. of inhabited villages: 15745 (as per 2011 census)

No. of Un-inhabited villages : 1048 (as per 2011 census)

No. of Assembly Seats : 70

No. of Lok Sabha Seats : 5

No. of Rajya Sabha Seats : 3

Population : 1,00,86000 (as per 2011 census)

Rural Population : 70.37 lakh (as per 2011 census)

Urban Population : 30.50 lakh  (as per 2011 census)

Sex Ratio : 963 (as per 2011 census)

Literacy Rate : 78.82 % (as per 2011 census)

District with largest population: Haridwar (19,27,029 as per 2011 census)

District with lowest population: Rudraprayag (2,36,857 as per 2011 census)

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