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Nainital District : Uttarakhand

About District

The district of Nainital lies in the Kumaun division.To it’s north is Almora district and to its south lies the Udham Singh Nagar district. Champawat district flanks it in the east and district of Pauri Gahwal is in the west.It is located approximately in between 80º14’ and 78º80’ east longitude and 29º00’ and 29º05’ north latitude .On the northern side lies the Himalayan ranges while on the southern side lies the plains.The total geographical area is 4251 Sqr. Kms. The highest peak of the district is Baudhansthali 2623 mts. high near Binayak adjoining Nainital town.The hilly region of the district used to have big & small lakes.Bhimtal ,Sattal, Naukuchiatal,Khurpatal, Nainital, Malwatal, Harishtal , Lokhamtal etc. are known lakes of bigger size.The foothill area of the district is known as Bhabhar. Kosi is the main river of the district.River Kosi arising out of Koshimool near Kausani flows on the western side of the district. Some of the important places in the district are Nainital,Haldwani,Kaladhungi , Ramnagar,Bhowali,Ramgarh,Mukteshwar,Bhimtal,Sattal and Naukuchiatal.Nainital’s unending expense of scenic beauty is nothing short of a romance with awe-inspiring and pristine Mother nature.Nainital is headquarter of Nainital District.It is also divisional Headquarter of Kumaon Division of Uttarakhand State.


District at a Glance

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