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Monal (मोनाल)

State Bird

Monal or Himalayan Monal is the state bird of Uttarakhand. The bird is found in a wide range in the Himalayas which possesses a wiry, metallic green head-crest eyes are ringed with blue, and the neck is reddish-brown and have spoon-shaped feathers which is absent in other Monal species of the world.

Brahma Kamal (ब्रह्म कमल)

State Flower

Brahma Kamal named after God Brahma, is the state flower of Uttarakhand. Brahma Kamal is of white colour. It is the medicinal herbs found in the Himalayas which are offered with devotion in the hill temples at Kedarnath and Badrinath.

Alpine Musk Deer (अल्पाइन मस्क डियर)

State Mammal

Alpine Musk Deer is the state mammal of Uttarakhand found in the Himalayan foothills. They have dark brown color with whitish yellow spots and stripes on the chest and the body is covered over with coarse and brittle hairs.

Kafal (काफल)

State Fruit

Kafal, the berry, is the state fruit of Uttarakhand. It is a tree or large shrub found in hills of North India which is an important Indian medicinal plant. It is red in color turning nearly purple at full maturity half ripen Kafal has pinkish color and taste sour and sweet

Burans (बुरांस)

State Tree

Burans is the state tree of Uttarakhand. It is the shrub or small tree with a showy display of bright red flowers. The flower of Burans is used to make in producing several medicines and squash of the juice of flower called Burans.


State Vegetable

Kandali is the state plant of Uttarakhand. The plant of Kandali, blooms purple color flower once every twelve years. The plant is used as herbal medicine, and young leaves are used to cook and eaten as a nutritious potherb. This plant causes itchy rashes when it comes in contact with the skin.

Bal Mithai (बाल मिठाई)

State Sweet

Bal Mithai is a state sweet of Uttarakhand which is in brown color. It is brown chocolate fudge like appearance, which is made with roasted khoa and is covered with white sugar balls. It is one of the most popular and favourite sweet of people of Uttarakhand.

Football (फुटबॉल)

State Sport

Football is the state sport of Uttarakhand as it is played more in Uttarakhand.It is the most popular sport in the whole world. Uttarakhand's football team is considered as the strongest team as any other state's team.

Uttarakhand - Heaven Falls Here...!!!


About Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand, also known as Dev Bhoomi, the land of God, is simply heaven. It was formed on 9th November 2000 as 27th state of India. Dehradun is the Capital of Uttarakhand but on 4th March 2020, Gairsain, in Chamoli district, became the summer capital and Dehradun as the winter capital of Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand is divided into two region Garhwal region and Kumaon region with 13 districts. The high court of Uttarakhand is situated in Nainital.

Hindi and Sanskrit are the language of Uttarakhand where hindi is the official language of Uttarakhand. Garhwali and Kumaoni are the native or regional language of Uttarakhand. People residing here are known as Garhwali, kumauni and jaunsari.

It is surrounded by snowcapped hills, water and tree makes it more beautiful. Everywhere is Greenery and cleanliness. There are many historical temples, pilgrimage, trekking, river rafting, meditation, yoga, skiing, wildlife sanctuaries and much more are blessed to have here. These features attract tourists not only from India but tourists from abroad also love it.

Besides tourist places, Uttarakhand is also known for its climate.

Some more about Uttarakhand:

Nickname: “Devabhumi” (Land of the Gods)

Anthem: “Uttarakhand Devabhumi Matribhumi”

State Mammal: Alpine Musk Deer

State Bird: Himalayan Monal

State Flower: Brahma Kamal

State Fruit: Kafal

State Tree: Burans

State Vegetable: Kandali

State Sweet: Bal Mithai

State River: Ganges

State Sport: Football

Tourist Places in Uttarakhand:

There are many famous tourist places which are known not only by people residing India but also in every corner of the world.

Char Dham Yatra, situated in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, includes Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. More than 5,00,000 pilgrims across India visit the most popular Char Dham Yatra whivh is also popular among foreign tourists. Kedarnath is dedicated to God Shiv, Badrinath is Dedicated to God Vishnu which Gangotri is dediacated to Goddess Ganga and Yamunotri is dedicated to Goddess Yamuna. Char Dham Yatra is among the best Yatra of pilgrimage.

Hill stations, Trekking and National Parks in Uttarakhand are much popular in worldwide along with Religious places.

Hill stations like Auli,Bhimtal, Chakrata, Chamba, Chopta, Dhanaulti, Harshil, Joshimath, Kausani, Lansdowne, Mussoorie, Nainital, New Tehri, Pakhwa Bugyal, Pauri, Pithoragarh, Ranikhet and Uttarkashi are among best honeymoon and tourist destinations.

Trekking and Adventure in Uttarakhand are much popular in worldwide. Many nature lovers come here and enjoy trekking to explore more about Uttarakhand. Trekking is in every season for tourists. During snowfall, many tourists visit Uttarakhand to enjoy the season. All the Trekking in Uttarakhand are also filled up with beautiful landscapes with snowcapped Hill and green valley.

Trekking and Adventure places like Adi Kailash, Bali Pass Trek, Brahmatal Trek, Chopta, Har Ki Dun Trek, Kedarkantha Trek, Rupin Pass Trek and Valley of Flowers Trek.

National Parks in Uttarakhand are also very popular in India.

National Parks like Rajaji National Park and Valley of Flowers National Park are among best and popular National Parks of India.