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Dwarahat is a town and a nagar panchayat in Almora district in the state of Uttarakhand, India.

Dwarahat
town
Dwarahat is located in Uttarakhand
Dwarahat
Dwarahat
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Dwarahat is located in India
Dwarahat
Dwarahat
Dwarahat (India)
Coordinates: 29°47′N 79°26′E / 29.78°N 79.43°E / 29.78; 79.43Coordinates: 29°47′N 79°26′E / 29.78°N 79.43°E / 29.78; 79.43
Country India
StateUttarakhand
DistrictAlmora
Elevation
1,510 m (4,950 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total11,000
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, kumauni
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
263653
Vehicle registrationUK
Websiteuk.gov.in

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GeographyEdit

Dwarahat is located at 29°47′N 79°26′E / 29.78°N 79.43°E / 29.78; 79.43.[1] It has an average elevation of 1,510 metres (4954.068 feet).

DemographicsEdit

As of 2001 India census,[2] Dwarahat had a population of 2,543. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Dwarahat has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 86% and, female literacy is 78%. In Dwarahat, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

EducationEdit

A Government Engineering College Bipin Chandra Tripathi Kumaon Engineering College was established in 1991 in Dwarahat.

A Polytechnic College, Degree College, Dwarahat Inter College Dwarahat,Govt. Inter college, M.D. Tiwari High School Dwarahat, Dunagiri Modern School and Shishu Mandir Dwarahat are situated here.

Saraswati Shisu MAndir BAgwali Pokhar, Government Inter College Bagwali Pokhar, Government Girls Inter college Bagwali Pokhar, Diksha Mountesary S. S. School Dwarahat public school.

Dwarahat is also known for the branch ashram of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India, known as Yogoda Satsanga Sakha Ashram, Dwarahat. It carries on many charitable activities including eye camps and a school, plus teaches Kriya Yoga.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Dwarahat
  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 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.

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