Barkot, Uttarakhand

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Barkot is located in Uttarakhand
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
 • 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.


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).


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.


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


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]


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


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