Nainital Cantonment

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Nainital Cantonment
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Nainital Cantonment is located in Uttarakhand
Nainital Cantonment
Nainital Cantonment
Nainital Cantonment is located in India
Nainital Cantonment
Nainital Cantonment
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Coordinates: 29°23′N 79°28′E / 29.38°N 79.47°E / 29.38; 79.47Coordinates: 29°23′N 79°28′E / 29.38°N 79.47°E / 29.38; 79.47
Country  India
State Uttarakhand
District Nainital
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,281
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration UK

Nainital Cantonment is a cantonment town in Nainital district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, close to the hill station of Nainital. Established in the year 1878, today the Nainital Cantonment is a Class IV cantonment.


Nainital Cantonment is located at 29°23′N 79°28′E / 29.38°N 79.47°E / 29.38; 79.47.[1]


As of 2001 India census,[2] Nainital Cantonment had a population of 1281. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Nainital Cantonment has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 86%, and female literacy is 78%. In Nainital Cantonment, 8% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "Yahoo maps location of Nainital Cantonment". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2009-01-20. 
  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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