Berinag

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Berinag
बीणाग
hill station
Berinag is located in Uttarakhand
Berinag
Berinag
Berinag is located in India
Berinag
Berinag
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Coordinates: 29°48′N 80°04′E / 29.80°N 80.07°E / 29.80; 80.07Coordinates: 29°48′N 80°04′E / 29.80°N 80.07°E / 29.80; 80.07
Country  India
State Uttarakhand
District Pithoragarh
Elevation 1,860 m (6,100 ft)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration UK
Website uk.gov.in

Berinag, is a hill station, located 12 km from Chaukori in the Pithoragarh district, which is the easternmost Himalayan district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is one of the six Administrative Subdivisions (tehsil) of Pithoragarh.[1] It is accessible by road. Closest prominent villages include Garawon, Dhanoli, Bana, Bhattigaon, Banoli,Quarali,Tripuradevi and Sangarh. Previously known as Bedinag, it is famous for the snake temples present here. Berinag offers a panoramic view of the Greater Himalayas, from Garhwal Himalayas to the Nepal ranges, especially lofty peaks like Panchachuli and Nanda Devi. The region is famous for tea estates developed during the British rule.

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Berinag is located at 29°48′N 80°04′E / 29.80°N 80.07°E / 29.80; 80.07.[2] It has an average elevation of 1,860 metres (6,100 feet).

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  1. ^ "Tehsils in Pithoragarh District, Uttarakhand". www.census2011.co.in. Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Berinag
  3. ^ "Chaukori". Retrieved 2006-09-24. 

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