Satpuli

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Satpuli
Town
Satpuli is located in Uttarakhand
Satpuli
Satpuli
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Coordinates: 29°55′0″N 78°42′0″E / 29.91667°N 78.70000°E / 29.91667; 78.70000Coordinates: 29°55′0″N 78°42′0″E / 29.91667°N 78.70000°E / 29.91667; 78.70000
Country  India
State Uttarakhand
District Pauri Garhwal
Elevation 657 m (2,156 ft)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 246172
Telephone code 01386
Nearest city Pauri & Kotdwar
Lok Sabha constituency Garhwal (P.C No. 2)
Avg. summer temperature 30–47 °C (86–117 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 4–28 °C (39–82 °F)

Satpuli is a town en route from Kotdwar to Pauri, in Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand.

Location[edit]

Satpuli is situated on the banks of River Purvi Nayar Ghati (Madhu Ganga). It is located between Kotdwara and Pauri Garhwal. It also connects to Banghat, a small market through the National Highway 119. It is a center location of the district Pauri Garhwal. It is 52 km from Pauri and 54 km from Kotdwara.

History[edit]

It is said that Satpuli got its name from the fact that it has seven bridges (sat-pul) on its way from Kotdwara. Long ago this place used to be a farmland. However there were some little hut-like shops at the other bank of river. In the year 1952 Satpuli witnessed a great flood in which many people lost their life and the old shops including some G.M.O.U. Ltd. owned buses swept away. Later shopkeepers resettled at the present location. At the hydle power station there has been erected a monument in the memory of deceased people in this biggest flood of nayar valley. Popularly known for its Macchi Bhat (Fish curry and Rice) Satpuli was a famous stop for the travelers to rest and have their lunch and dinner on their way. Satpuli is now growing and expanded very much as compared to the other villages nearby. It is prime place for the shopping. Villagers from nearby villages come to Satpuli for their FMCG. It has three banks including SBI that is the finance driven body in the village. Ex army persons and old people used to get their pension from here only. Satpuli is emerging as new institution area of Uttrakhand as Government Polytechnic College and Degree College has been established here.

This place is a shopping centre for many peoples of near by villages.

Attractions[edit]

An idle place for angling and fishing Satpuli also has very beautiful surrounding blessed by nature. One can enjoy the scenic beauty of the place.

One can visit Dangleshwar Mandir, Shri Radha Krishna Mandir, Jwalpa Devi Maa Mandir (18 km from here), Bhuveneshwari Devi Mandir, Bhairav Garhi and others. Lansdowne (Abode of Veer Garhwalis) is 34 km away from here.

Satpuli celebrates Ramleela, Girishmotsava, Sharadotsava and many festive occasions.

Geography[edit]

It is located at at an elevation of 657 m above MSL.[1] Satpuli google map [2]

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