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state symbols of Uttarakhand: Burans, Monal, Musk deer & Brahm kamal

 Uttarakhand the 27th state of Republic of India  lies between  28o 44' & 31o 28' N  Latitude and  77o 35' & 81o 01' East  longitude. It was carved  out  of UP on  9th November 2000 with  13 Districts.  The geographical area of the state is 53483  sq. km  and the terrain and topography of the state is largely hilly with  large areas under snow cover and steep slopes.        Read More»

 

          

                             


Forest Department in Uttarakhand has the responsibility for managing some of the richest forests and biodiversity in India . These are spread over a landscape  that includes plains  where the tall Sal trees and myriad other plant species  hold  sway. Tigers, Elephants, Deer,  Antelopes,  Pythons, a large number of bird species, amongst so many other species,  inhabit these forests and grasslands.
 
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Source : Uttarakhand Forest Government of Uttarakhand, Last Updated on 15-04-2014