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Barkot is a town and a nagar palika in Uttarkashi District in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is located on the banks of the Yamuna river.

Barkot
city
Skyline of Barkot
Barkot is located in Uttarakhand
Barkot
Barkot
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Barkot is located in India
Barkot
Barkot
Barkot (India)
Coordinates: 30°49′N 78°12′E / 30.82°N 78.20°E / 30.82; 78.20Coordinates: 30°49′N 78°12′E / 30.82°N 78.20°E / 30.82; 78.20
Country India
StateUttarakhand
DistrictUttarkashi
Area
 • Total6 km2 (2 sq mi)
Elevation
1,220 m (4,000 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total16,568
 • Rank28
 • Density2,500/km2 (6,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationUK
Websiteuk.gov.in

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GeographyEdit

Barkot is located at 30°49′N 78°12′E / 30.82°N 78.20°E / 30.82; 78.20.[1] It has an average elevation of 1,220 metres (4,003 feet).

DemographicsEdit

As of 2001 India census,[2] Barkot had a population of 16568. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Barkot has an average literacy rate of 84.5%, higher than the national average of 74%; with 93% of the males and 77% of females literate. 54% of the population is under 6 years of age.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Barkot
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.

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