Dwarahat

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Dwarahat
town
Dwarahat is located in Uttarakhand
Dwarahat
Dwarahat
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Coordinates: 29°47′N 79°26′E / 29.78°N 79.43°E / 29.78; 79.43Coordinates: 29°47′N 79°26′E / 29.78°N 79.43°E / 29.78; 79.43
Country  India
State Uttarakhand
District Almora
Elevation 1,510 m (4,950 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 11,000
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 263653

Dwarahat is a town and a nagar panchayat in Almora district in the state of Uttarakhand, India.

Geography[edit]

Dwarahat is located at 29°47′N 79°26′E / 29.78°N 79.43°E / 29.78; 79.43.[1] It has an average elevation of 1,510 metres (4954.068 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Dwarahat had a population of 2543. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Dwarahat has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 86% and, female literacy is 78%. In Dwarahat, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education[edit]

A Government Engineering College " Kumaon Engineering College Dwarahat" estd. in 1991 in Dwarahat. Kumaon Engineering College is now renamed to Bipin Chandra Tripathi Kumaon Engineering College.

A Polytechnic College, Degree College, 'Dwarahat Inter College' Dwarahat,Govt. Inter college,Dunagiri Modern school and the best school Shishu Mandir Dwarahat are situated here. Hence it is best education center for regional level since 1880.

Saraswati Shisu MAndir BAgwali Pokhar, Government Inter Collage Bagwali Pokhar, Government Girls Inter collage Bagwali Pokhar, Diksha Mountesary S. S. School Dwarahat public school.

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