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 It has an average elevation of 1,220 metres (4,003 feet). [1 ]
Demographics [ edit ]
As of 2001
census, 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. [2 ]
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.
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
GOVERNMENT INTER COLLEGE BARKOT
GOVERNMENT GIRLS INTER COLLEGE BARKOT
GURU RAM RAI Inter Collage
SUMAN GRAMMAR INTERMEDIATE COLLAGE
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 and Banks [ edit ]
G M V N .
STATE BANK OF INDIA
PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK
ZILA SAHKARI BANK
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