Barkot, India

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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 (2001)
 • Total 6,098
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Barkot is a town and a nagar panchayat 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 6098. Males constitute 56% of the population and females 44%. Barkot has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 63% of the males and 37% of females literate. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport[edit]

Barkot is 126 km from the capital of Uttrakhand & 82 km far from District headquarters Barkot on the way of YUMNOTRI and GUNGOTRI 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.

  • GOVERNMENT DEGREE COLLEGE, BARKOT
  • ITI BARKOT
  • GOVERNMENT INTER COLLEGE BARKOT
  • GOVERNMENT GIRLS INTER COLLEGE BARKOT
  • GURU RAM RAI Inter Collage
  • SUMAN GRAMMAR High SCHOOL
  • HILLGREEN PUBLIC SCHOOL
  • SARSWATI VIDYA MANDIR INTERMEDIATE COLLAGE BARKOT
  • HOLY LIFE PUBLIC SCHOOL
  • BAL SHIKSHA SADAN
  • SARASWATI SISU MANDIR
  • R. HANS PUBLIC SCHOOL
  • Govt. Polytechnic Collage

Offices[edit]

  • N.H. OFFICE
  • P.W.D.
  • POLICE STATION
  • GOVT. HOSPITAL
  • G M V N .
  • IRRIGATION DEPARTMENT
  • JALAGAM PRABHAND
  • JAL NIGAM
  • JAL SANSHTHAN
  • TEHSIL BARKOT
  • HAULTICULTURE

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