Why is Pithoragarh famous?

Why is Pithoragarh famous?

Also known as ‘Little Kashmir’, Pithoragarh is renowned for its natural beauty and serenity. Bordering Tibet and Nepal, the town of Pithoragarh is located at a height of 1,645 m and is nestled in a tiny valley. Pithoragarh is known for its dense forests and rich flora.

Is Pithoragarh a city or town?

Pithoragarh is an urban town with a Nagar Palika Parishad or Municipal Council spread over an area of 9 square km.

Where is Pithoragarh situated?

state of Uttarakhand
Pithoragarh district is the easternmost district in the state of Uttarakhand. It is located in the Himalayas and has an area of 7,110 km2 (2,750 sq mi) and a population of 483,439 (as of 2011). The city of Pithoragarh, located in Saur Valley, is its headquarters.

Why is Pithoragarh called Pithoragarh?

Located at an altitude of 1,650mts above sea level, Pithoragarh is a small valley about 5kms long and 2kms wide. Kumaoni, Hindi, and English are the three main languages spoken in this region. Pithoragarh district is named after the Pithoragarh town of the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand.

Who ruled Pithoragarh?

Pithoragarh has been ruled by many different dynasties and kings. After Prithviraj Chauhan 0came the Pala Dynasty in 1364 with Rajwar of Ukko Bharatpal conquering the Pithoragarh area. Till the end of 14th Century Pithoragarh remained under the control of the Pala dynasty.

Who was the king of Pithoragarh?

After Prithviraj Chauhan in 1364, the Kachudi clan (Pal-Mallasari clan) emerged. By the end of the 14th century, the kings of Kachudi dynasty ruled over Pithoragarh.

Is Pithoragarh a district?

Pithoragarh district is the easternmost Himalayan district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is naturally landscaped with high Himalayan mountains, snow-capped peaks, passes, valleys, alpine meadows, forests, waterfalls, perennial rivers, glaciers, and springs.

How is Pithoragarh as a city?

Being a border town, Pithoragarh is also an important base of the Indian Army. Historically, the town was a major centre of power during the reign of the Chand Kings in Kumaon and even today some remnants of that time exist. While summers are pleasant, it gets chilly during the winter months.

Where is pithora near Nepal?

Pithora is 15 min behind Kathmandu.

What is the population of Pithoragarh?

2,204 people works in agricultural land as labor, men are 1,218 and 986 are women. Pithoragarh sex ratio is 1,020 females per 1000 of males. Next Pithoragarh Census will be in 2022-2023….Pithoragarh Tehsils Population.

Tehsils Pithoragarh
Population 2011 166,801
Male 83,912
Female 82,889
Households 40,309

Who is the SDM of Pithoragarh?

Nandan Kumar

Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Pithoragarh Nandan Kumar
Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Didihat Abhay Pratap
Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Gangolihat Alok Kumar Pandey
Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Berinag Vinod Giri

Can we go to Nepal from Pithoragarh?

It takes 1 hours, 10 minutes to travel from Pithoragarh to Nepal Border….

Origin Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, India
Destination Nepal Border
Driving Distance 59 kms or 36.7 miles or 31.9 nautical miles
Driving Time 1 hours, 10 minutes


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