Pithoragarh District

STD Code05964
Population483,439 as per 2011 census
Literacy 82.25%

The district of Pithoragarh is a picturesque place blessed with breathtaking sceneries of nature, calm and serene surroundings, dense jungle, steeped in history, tranquil rivers, woody forests and warm-welcoming locals. The town was ruled by Chand Rulers in ancient Times and by Britishers laterly. 

This exotic town is delight for mountaineers, trekkers, adventure seekers, botanists, pilgrims as well as sightseers. It is an important halt on the famous Kailash Mansarovar Yatra route. The rivers originating from the Pithoragarh mountains are perfect for water sports, while the lush jungles here teem with rich variety of flora and fauna.

The northern parts are studded with majestic peaks like Nanda Devi (east), Nanda Devi (west), Trishul, Nandakot, Rajrambha, Panchachuli group etc. The alpine meadows and glaciers below these majestic mountains has made the district a virtual paradise for nature lovers.

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Posted by: eUttaranchal/ Brijmohan Bisht
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