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  • Garhwal
  • Uttarakhand
  • India

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Garhwal Overview

Garhwal is a beautiful district located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Its name translates into the land of forts. In the erstwhile era, the region of Garhwal constituted different forts that were ruled by the local chieftains. Interestingly, the artifacts and excavations that were found from the land of Garhwal revealed that it used to be a part of the Mauryan Empire.

Located in the Himalayan belt, Garhwal is elevated at a higher altitude. It comprises the enchanting oak and pine trees. The major portion of its land unfolds over 48 sq. km. and is a hilly terrain. It is fed by the waters of the rivers like Gori Ganga and Sharda. The climate of Garhwal is described as tropical cool. It faces mild temperatures throughout the year. The average temperatures range between 7°C-16°C. It also receives plenty of rainfall during the monsoons.

Garhwal is a delightful place in Uttarakhand and houses different tourist attractions. The lofty valley and the Hindu temples are visited by the people. The other destinations like Ranikhet, Almora, Pithoragarh, and much more also lure the tourists.

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