Nandaprayag

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Nandaprayag
Ravi
Nandprayag, Nand Prayag
city
The Nandakini River (foreground) meets the Alaknanda River (background) in Nandaprayag
The Nandakini River (foreground) meets the Alaknanda River (background) in Nandaprayag
Nandaprayag is located in Uttarakhand
Nandaprayag
Nandaprayag
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Coordinates: 30°20′N 79°20′E / 30.33°N 79.33°E / 30.33; 79.33Coordinates: 30°20′N 79°20′E / 30.33°N 79.33°E / 30.33; 79.33
Country  India
State Uttarakhand
District Chamoli
Elevation 1,358 m (4,455 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,433
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Nandaprayag is a town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Nandaprayag is one of the Panch Prayag (five confluences) of Alaknanda River, and lies at the confluence of Alaknanda River and Nandakini River.[1]

Geography[edit]

Nandaprayag is located at 30°20′N 79°20′E / 30.33°N 79.33°E / 30.33; 79.33. It has an average elevation of 1,358 metres (4,455 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Nand Prayag had a population of 1433. Males constitute 56% of the population and females 44%. Nand Prayag has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 61%. In Nand Prayag, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Panch Prayag
Devprayag - Confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda.JPG
Devprayag
Confluence of Alaknanda and Mandakini at Rudraprayag.JPG Karnprayag.jpg
RudraprayagKarnaprayag
NandprayagConfluence.JPG Dhauliganga at Vishnuprayag.jpg
NandaprayagVishnuprayag

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Uttaranchal. Rupa & Co. 2006. ISBN 81-291-0861-5. Page 12.
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

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