Barkot, Uttarakhand

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Barkot
city
Barkot is located in Uttarakhand
Barkot
Barkot
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Coordinates: 30°49′N 78°12′E / 30.82°N 78.20°E / 30.82; 78.20Coordinates: 30°49′N 78°12′E / 30.82°N 78.20°E / 30.82; 78.20
Country  India
State Uttarakhand
District Uttarkashi
Elevation 1,220 m (4,000 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 16,568
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Barkot is a town and a nagar palika in Uttarkashi District in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is located on the banks of the Yamuna river.

Geography[edit]

Barkot is located at 30°49′N 78°12′E / 30.82°N 78.20°E / 30.82; 78.20.[1] It has an average elevation of 1,220 metres (4,003 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Barkot had a population of 16568. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Barkot has an average literacy rate of, higher than the national average of 84.5%; with 93% of the males and 77% of females literate. 54% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport[edit]

Barkot is 126 km from the capital of Uttarakhand & 82 km far from District headquarters Barkot on the way of Yamunotri and Gangotri Dham.

Road[edit]

The city is served by many highways, including National Highway 123 and National Highway 94

Schools and colleges[edit]

In Barkot, there is a Reputed, Govt ITI, a degree college, a DIET.

  • Govt. Polytechnic Collage

Offices and Banks[edit]

temple[edit]

  • shiv mandir(chandreshwar mahadev mandir)
  • luxminarayan mandir
  • bhagwati mandir
  • shiv mandir old

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