About Nainital district of Uttarakhand

In this article you can find all information about Nainital district of Uttarakhand like education, history and its tourist places.

About Nainital district of Uttarakhand

Nainital is the administrative and famous district of Uttarakhand. It is also known as Lake District of Uttarakhand. Nainital district is situated in the average of altitude of 1938 meters. Here a beautiful lake is located felt in all around of Nainital district. This district is surrounded by big mountains. Nainital district is located in the area of 3422 Sq. km. It lies in north with Almora district, from west lies with Pauri Garhwal, from east lies with Champawat and from south it lies with Udham Singh Nagar. It is located between 80º 14' and 78º 80' east longitude and 29º 00' and 29º 05' north latitude. Nainital town, Haldwani, Kaladhungi, Ramnagar, Bhowali, Ramgarh, Mukteshwar, Bhimtal, Sattal and Naukuchiatal are the famous places of Nainital district. The main river of the Nainital district is Kosi followed from the western side.

History of Nainital district of Uttarakhand

Nainital has several significant mythological references as one of the 51Shakti Peeth of India. In British time Nainital was the famous hill station of India. In 3rd October 1850, Nainital Municipal Board was constituted. In 1862 Nainital became the summer capital.

Education in Nainital district of Uttarakhand

Nainital is also an important part of education in Uttarakhand. There are 1260 Junior Basic Schools, 356 Senior Basic Schools, 198 Secondary Schools, 4 degree colleges and Kumaon University around present in Nainital district. There are 90 percent of Junior Basic Schools situated in rural area and 65 percent Senior Basic and Secondary Schools are situated in urban areas. There are many courses which you can pass from the Kumaon University.

Places of Interest in Nainital district of Uttrakhand

Haldwani: Haldwani is the gateway of Kumaon. It is the famous tourist spot of Uttrakhand. It is situate in the altitude of 430 meters from sea level. It is known for its nature scenes, hotels, shops, restaurant for education.

Ramnagar: Ramnagar is the famous tourist spot of Uttarakhand. Ramnagar is located in between 29.40°N 79.12°E. It is situated in the altitude of 350 meters from sea level. Ramnagar is the gateway of Jim Corbett National Park. Ramnagar is famous for its 'Litchi Farming' in International level. This is the famous place of Uttarakhand and also accessible by train and air.

Best time to visit in Nainital district of Uttarakhand

Best time to visit in Nainital district is May-June and September-November. During summer season the temperature comes to 28 degree Celsius and in winter season the temperature comes to 9 degree Celsius.

How to reach Nainital district of Uttarakhand

The Nainital district is located in the Kumaon foothills and also accessible by road, train and by air.

By air: The nearest airport you can find from Nainital is Patnagar airport which is 70kms from Nainital.

By train: The nearest railway station is Kathgodam which is 33kms from Nainital.

By road: Nainital is 304kms from Delhi and you can find any type of bus to reach Nainital.


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