Ramgarh, Uttarakhand

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Ramgarh
town
Ramgarh is located in Uttarakhand
Ramgarh
Ramgarh
Ramgarh is located in India
Ramgarh
Ramgarh
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Coordinates: 29°27′N 79°33′E / 29.45°N 79.55°E / 29.45; 79.55Coordinates: 29°27′N 79°33′E / 29.45°N 79.55°E / 29.45; 79.55
Country  India
State Uttarakhand
District Nainital
Elevation 1,518 m (4,980 ft)
Languages
 • Official Pahari
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration UK
Website nainital.nic.in
For other places with the same name, see Ramgarh

Ramgarh is a small hill station and tourist destination on the way to Mukteshwar in Nainital district of Uttarakhand, India. This place is rich in orchards. An unobstructed view of the snow-capped ranges of the Himalayas from this place can be seen. The place was once the cantonment of the English army. The famous poets Rabindra Nath Tagore and social worker Narain Swami had established their ashrams over here.[1] The writers Ramdhari Singh 'Dinkar' and Sachchidananda Hirananda Vatsyayan, famous by his pen-name "Agyeya" also lived here.[2] There is also a library dedicated to famous hindi poet writer Mahadevi Varma, who got the idea of writing Lachma, the famous story, in Ramgarh.

Geography[edit]

Ramgarh is located at 29°27′N 79°33′E / 29.45°N 79.55°E / 29.45; 79.55.[3] Ramgarh is divided into parts- Talla (lower part) and the Malla (Upper part). It has an average elevation of 1,518 metres (4,980 feet). The altitude ranges from 1,400 metres in the Talla (Lower) Ramgarh valley to 1,900 metres in Malla (Upper) Ramgarh. The East-West ridge above Malla Ramgarh has an elevation of 2000–2350 metres.

Economy[edit]

Tourism[edit]

A Beautiful Hill In Ramgarh

Ramgarh, which is located near Mukteshwar, is visited and known by a few people.The shops in Ramgarh include real estate and [[beauty saloon favorite for designer clothes and heavy metal jewellary ]].

Ramgarh is also known as the "Fruit Bowl of Kumaon" owing to its verdant orchards of Peach, Apricots, Pears & Apples.[4] It comprises two parts - Malla, located on an elevation and Talla, located downhill.

There are also nearby places like Hartola and Nathuakhan, all accessible from Nainital and Bhimtal. [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ramgarh Tourism Ramgarh Travel Guide". euttaranchal. Retrieved 2013-08-13. 
  2. ^ Upadhyay, Vineet (May 7, 2015). "Ramgarh: Where the Himalayas inspired Tagore". Times of India. 
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Ramgarh
  4. ^ Upadhyay, Vineet (May 7, 2015). "Ramgarh: Where the Himalayas inspired Tagore". Times of India. 
  5. ^ Hartola