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|• Total||6 km2 (2 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,220 m (4,000 ft)|
|• Density||2,500/km2 (6,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Barkot is a town and a nagar palika in Uttarkashi District in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is located on the banks of the Yamuna river. Barkot is located 48 km from Yamunotri. NH-123 and NH-94 are major highways connecting in Barkot.
Barkot is located at  It has an average elevation of 1,220 metres (4,003 feet)..
As of 2001[update] India census, Barkot had a population of 16568. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Barkot has an average literacy rate of 84.5%, higher than the national average of 74%; with 93% of the males and 77% of females literate. 54% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Barkot is also known as Sahasrabahu Ki Nagari. It is located on the road linking Dehradun to Yamunotri. One can reach here via Mussorie or Vikasnagar both roads meet at Yamuna bridge before Nainbagh. Barkot has many temples and places linked to ancient Hindu legends. Most famous of them is Gangani, 12 km north from the town, where the vedic sage Jamadagni lived and did the Tapa. Kalpavriksha is situated near Gangani which also has an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
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- "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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