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Dehradun Cantonment is a cantonment town in Dehradun district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It was established in 1913.

Dehradun Cantonment
City
Dehradun Cantonment is located in Uttarakhand
Dehradun Cantonment
Dehradun Cantonment
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Dehradun Cantonment is located in India
Dehradun Cantonment
Dehradun Cantonment
Dehradun Cantonment (India)
Coordinates: 30°20′N 77°58′E / 30.34°N 77.97°E / 30.34; 77.97Coordinates: 30°20′N 77°58′E / 30.34°N 77.97°E / 30.34; 77.97
Country India
StateUttarakhand
DistrictDehradun
Elevation
460 m (1,510 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total30,102
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
248003
Telephone code0135
Vehicle registrationUK 07
Websiteuk.gov.in
GREEN TOWN

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DemographicsEdit

As of 2001 India census,[1] Dehradun Cantonment had a population of 30,102. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Dehradun Cantonment has an average literacy rate of 79%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 82% and, female literacy is 76%. In Dehradun Cantonment, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Famous locationsEdit

Tapkeshwar Mandir, Forest Research Institute (FRI), Robbers Cave (Guchhupani), Indian Military Academy (IMA), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC). Santana Devi Mandir , Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC) , Raj Bhavan , CM's Residence.

Famous Schools and InstitutesEdit

1. Forest Research Institute

2. Indian Military Academy

3. Rashtriya Indian Military College

4. The Doon School

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "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.