Uttarakhand (Himalayan States)
Uttarakhand acquired gradation of a new state on 9 Nov 2000. It is spread over an area of 55,845 square km. Dehradun, the capital of the state, is a modern city. In addition, Mussoorie, AlmoraNainital and Ranikhet are also significant places from tourism point of view. Jim Corbett National Park and Rajaji National Park attract tourists in large numbers. The charming beauty of 'valley of flowers' also captivates their minds. The enchanting beauty of glaciers and rivers like Ganga, Yamuna,Ramganga and Sharda, present such alluring scenic grace of nature that casts magic spell on viewers.