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    Nainital Uttarakhand

    Nainital, the lake district of Uttarakhand is named after the Goddess Naini Devi. Nainital is situated at an altitude of 1950 mts above sea level. It records for the highest number of lakes in a district. Nainital is also one of the cleanest cities in Uttarakhand.

    Nainital Uttarakhand District Information

    Nainital Uttarakhand

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    Nainital city is the headquarters of Nainital district.

    Nainital has a population of around 9,54,604 people living in an area of around 3860 sq kms. The population density is around 112.

    Literacy rate in Nainital is around 72%.

    Pincode - 263001

    STD code - 05942

    Average temperature - 0C to 36C

    Nainital tehsils - 8 - Ramnagar - Nainital - Kaladhungi - Dhari - Haldwani - Kosya Kutauli - Lalkuan - Betalghat

    There are aroud 1090 villages in Nainital.

    Nainital Uttarakhand Tourism Information

    This beautiful district is also known as the lake district, is also a very popular picnic spot and offer a fantastic and breathtaking view of the Himalayas.

    Naina Devi temple at the end of the Naini lake is a well revered temple dedicated to Goddess Parvati.

    The other tourist attractions of Dehradun are the Naina Peak, Snow View, Nainital High Altitude Zoo, ( ARIES ) Nainital Observatory, Lands End, Bhowali, Bhimtal, Mukteshwar, Naukuchia Tal and many more.

    Nainital Uttarakhand Travel Information

    PantNagar in Udham Singh Nagar is the nearest airport at a distance of 70 kms and Kathgodam is the nearest railway station at a distance of 35 kms . Buses are also available from nearby cities to the place. Dehradun to Nainital is around 380 - 390 kms approx. Rishikesh ( 330 kms ) , Haridwar ( 310 kms ) Delhi ( 330 kms ) from Nainital.