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Uttaranchal At A Glance
Uttaranchal Fact File
Formation day
09-Nov-00

Area
  55,845 sq.km.

Population (Appx.)
   7.045 Million

Capital (interim)
Dehradun

High Court
Nainital

Rajya Sabha Seats
3   

Lok Sabha Seats
 5

Legislative Assembly
   22, after delimitation - 70

Legislative Council
 No Council proposed, but 7 elected and two nominated members to be deemed to continue in Provisional Legislative assembly.
Governor
Sri S.S. Barnala

Chief Minister
 ND Tiwari

Chief Justice
A Desai

Chief Secretary
AV Singh
DG Police
AK Saran

Advocate Gen.
LP Naithani



 Districts of Uttaranchal (13 districts)
District
Area (sq km)
Population
Headquarters
Pauri Garhwal
5,438
6,82,535
Pauri
Chamoli
9,126
4,54,871
Chamoli
Dehradun
3,088
10,25,679
Dehradun
Tehri Garhwal
4,421
5,80,153
New Tehri
Uttarkashi
8,016
2,39,709
Uttarkashi
Nainital
6,794
15,40,174
Nainital
Udhamsingh Nagar
3,358
9,14,861
Rudrapur
Almora
5,385
8,36,617
Almora
Pithoragarh
8,856
5,66,408
Pithoragarh
Hardwar
2,360
11,24,488
Hardwar
Bageshwar
1,626
2,24,172
Bageshwar
Rudra Prayag
2,439
2,00,451
Rudra Prayag
Champawat
1,642
1,97,000
Champawat


Uttaranchal- General  Features
Longitude
77deg 34' 27" E to 81deg 02' 22" E

Lattitude
28deg 53' 24" N to 31deg 27' 50" N

Total land area
51125 Sq. Km

Hilly area
92.57%

Plains
7.43%

Forest cover
63%

Suitable for irrigation
12.50%

Other useful land
2.50%

Suitable for cultivation
11.50%

Trees and shrubs
4%

Grazing ground
4.25%

Waste land
2.25%

Literacy
65%

Post offices
2500

Telegraph Offices
400

Primary schools
10000