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View from Lalkuan Junction railway station
Lalkuan is located in Uttarakhand
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Lalkuan is located in India
Lalkuan (India)
Coordinates: 29°05′N 79°31′E / 29.08°N 79.52°E / 29.08; 79.52Coordinates: 29°05′N 79°31′E / 29.08°N 79.52°E / 29.08; 79.52
Country India
371 m (1,217 ft)
 • Total7,644
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationUK 04

Lalkuan is a Nagar Panchayat in the Nainital district of the Indian state of Uttarakhand.


Lalkuan is located at 29°05′N 79°31′E / 29.08°N 79.52°E / 29.08; 79.52.[1] It has an average elevation of 371 metres (1217 feet).


As of 2011 India census,[2] Lalkuan had a population of 7644. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Lalkuan has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 74%. In Lalkuan, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.


It is situated 80 km from Bareilly on Nainital Road, 24 km from Rudrapur, 6 km from Pantnagar Airport, and 16 km from Haldwani. Lalkuan is an important railway junction of NER and serves as gateway to Kumaun region of Uttarakhand. Many important long-distance trains originate from Lalkuan. Some of the short distance trains also originate from here to Bareilly, Moradabad and Kashipur.

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Lalkuan is fknown for a huge paper mill (Century Pulp & Paper) of Birla Group. And it is very near to G.B. Pant University Agriculture and Technology Pantnagar.

Railway station of Lalkuan is one of the biggest railway stations of Uttarakhand.

The Pin Code is 262402.

Two ATMs and branches of SBI, Nainital Bank are situated here.

The main occupation of the people of Lalkuan is agriculture and dairy products. Hindi, Kumauni and Punjabi are the main languages spoken here.

Previous M.L.A Harish Chandra Durgapal held Labour, Employment, Small Scale Industries, Khadi & Village Industries and Dairy Development ministry. Mr. Pramod Singh Rautela is another known face known for his contribution to the development of youth.

Current M.L.A is Mr. Naveen Dumka in this assembly election 2017.


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Lalkuan
  2. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.

lalkuan is surrounded from dark forest from one side and a river from another side.Its forest is connected to Nepal cause of which its also a track for Asiatic Elephants. now these days lalkuan also be identified as the new home for ITBP (Indian & Tibet border police force ). Lalkuan also having Indian Oil Depot. Its also famous for 25 acar land which is home for hundreds of paper mil workers. A Big numbers of Youth Follow lord Shiva in this Colony.