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Dehradun City

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Country: India
Location: Northern part of India
Altitude: 450 m
Population: 714,223
Language: English, Hindi, Urdu, Tibetan
Known for: Capital City
Nearby Cities: Mussoorie, Nainital, Haridwar, Rishikesh

Located in the northern part of India, Dehradun is the capital of one of the newly made state Uttarakhand. By virtue of its geographical position in flat valley of Himalayan region, Dehradun has very much pleasing environment. Besides, some of the popular hill stations such as Masoorie, Nainital etc are located in the vicinity. So, Dehradun is pretty popular tourists point.

City is located at the distance of merely about 250 km from the national capital territory New Delhi, which gives the city additional advantage. It can be easily approached from Delhi. Above all, city is pretty modern with having all advanced infrastructures.

The city Dehradun is not only the administrative centre of the state but also financial, economic, academic and other institutional centre of the state. The significant centres and institutes are Indian Military Academy, Survey of India, Forest Research Institutes, Wildlife Institute of India, Institute of Petroleum, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation. City has some of the well known boarding schools popular throughout the country.

Dehradun Tourism
Located in a picturesque landscape, Dehradun is a beautiful place to visit. In addition, it is the gateway for many other popular hill stations of India. Some of the major tourists' destinations nearby Dehradun are Nainital, Mussorie, Haridwar, and Rishikesh.

Major Tourists' Attractions
Tapkeshwar temple
Kalanga Monument
Mindrolling Monastery
Malsi Deer Park
Laxman Siddh
Santala Devi temple
Forest Research Institute

Nearby major Tourists' Attractions
Robert's Cave or Guchhupani
Tiger View Jungle camp

How to Reach??
By Road: Dehradun is linked with most of the major cities of India. You can get easily Deluxe buses available from Delhi, Chandigarh, Shimla etc.
By Rail: Dehradun has a railway station, which is linked by many cities and towns of India. It is also the junction where rail ends and road journey starts for the nearby hill stations.
By Air: Located at the distance of about 25 km, Deharadun has well developed airport that links the city with Delhi, and with other major cities.

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