Dogadda

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Dogadda
city
Dogadda is located in Uttarakhand
Dogadda
Dogadda
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Coordinates: 29°48′N 78°37′E / 29.80°N 78.62°E / 29.80; 78.62Coordinates: 29°48′N 78°37′E / 29.80°N 78.62°E / 29.80; 78.62
Country  India
State Uttarakhand
District Pauri Garhwal
Elevation 932 m (3,058 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 2,690
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Dogadda or Dugadda(दोगड्डा) is a city and a municipal board in Pauri Garhwal District in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Dogadda is a small town which is surrounded by mountains.

Geography[edit]

Dogadda is located at 29°48′N 78°37′E / 29.80°N 78.62°E / 29.80; 78.62.[1] It has an average elevation of 932 metres (3,058 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Dogadda had a population of 2690. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Dogadda has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 82% and, female literacy is 74%. In Dogadda, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

History[edit]

Village Jogiana, near Dogadda, Kotdwara, Uttarakhand, ca. 1784-94.

Before emergence of Kotdwara, Dogadda was the hub of commercial activities of Garhwal, as in 1953, Kotdwara got connected via railway, which resulted in major businesses shifting base to the city, a position it continues to hold till date.

Education[edit]

Dogadda has two Government Inter Colleges previously it was D.A.V.Inter college established by raisahib pandit Shr Ram Naithani how was prominent personality of his time. Dr.Shive Prasad Dabral The historian of Uttarakhand Ka Itihas ( 22 Volumes) was the Principal of the college in 1975 Pt. Sarweshwr Dutt Naithani was The manager who transferred the college to Govt.(one for girls and one for boys) and one Government Industrial Training Institute (ITI), as well as four private primary level English medium schools.

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