Most Important Uttarakhand Static GK Updates 2020: Uttarakhand Static Awareness

In this space, we will be discussing Uttarakhand and other aspects related to it. The state static GK is very important from exam point of view. There are several exams where questions from these topics do come like: SSC, UPSC, State Services, AFCAT etc. Let's take a tour of the Land's of God. Read this article to know more about it

| Updated On August 9th, 2020 at 11:59 am

Uttarakhand is an Indian state that is situated in northern India. This state is also known as the Lands of Gods, because of its immpecable beauty. Uttarakhand was formed out of the north-western districts of Uttar Pradesh and the Himalayas on 9 November 2000. This place is considered to be  most naturally bestowed states in India. In this space, we will be discussing about Uttarakhand and other aspects related to it. The state static GK is very important from exam point of view. There are several exams where questions from this topics do come like: SSC, UPSC, State services, AFCAT etc. Let’s take a tour of the Land’s of God.

New Education Policy 2020: Explained

About Course:

"Did you Know? In this pack you will get All new content we launch in the next 3 months"

This is the most recommended and NRA-CET ready Pack!

Use Code 'DREAM' to avail at best price today

This package Includes IBPS PO Study Material -  Subscribe Now

About Bank Mahapack
If you are preparing for more than 1 Banking & Insurance exams then this is the pack we recommend you buy.

It is most cost effective and you get access to 100% digital content for Bank & Insurance exams on Adda247.

Banking & Insurance Exams Covered in this Pack

Additionally, you can crack any private bank job exam with content in this pack.


Bank & Insurance Mahapack Highlights 

  • Structured course content
  • Recorded classes available if you miss any live class
  • Previous Years’ Papers of all upcoming exams.
  • Full Length Mocks based on the latest pattern with detailed solutions (video solutions for certain topics)
  • Topic level knowledge tests
  • Strategy sessions, time management & Preparation tips from the experts


Validity: 3 Months

Note: This package is not a part of Double Validity Offer

Bank Maha Pack
  1. Unlimited Live Classes & Recorded Video Courses
  2. Unlimited Tests and eBooks
  3. 1 Lakh+ Selections
  1. 24 Months
  2. 1 Month
  3. 3 Months
6199 516/month
IBPS Admit Cards For Various Faculty Posts- Check Details Strategy To Improve Calculation Speed For IBPS RRB 2020 Exams

Uttarakhand: Background

The state name has its origin from the early Hindu scriptures as the combined region of Kedarkhand and Manaskhand. Indian Himalayas were also known as Uttarakhand and it also derive its name from there. 

S.No Description Answer
1. Foundation 9 November 2000, and became the 27th state of the  India
2. Also Known As Devbhumi(which means “Land of God”)
3. Ruled By Pauravas, Kushanas, Kunindas, Guptas, Katyuris, Palas, the Chands, and Parmars and the British have ruled Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand: Geographical Structure

It has a very dynamic geographical structure as it has  86% mountainous and 65% covered by forests. Majority of the northern part  of the state is covered with Himalayan mountains and glaciers. Given below are some of the points you must remeber and are even important from exam point of view:

Description Summary
Total Area 53,483 km2
Population 10,086,292
The rank of the state
  • Area rank:- 19th
  • Population rank:- 21st
  • Density rank:- 27th
Population Density 189/sq km (490/sq mi)
State Bounded by
  • Himachal Pradesh to the Northwest
  • Tibet by Northeast
  • Nepal to the southeast
  • South and Southwest by Uttar Pradesh
  • Southwest Haryana
Soil & Minerals Gravel to Stiff clay

  • Marble
  • Copper
  • Graphite
  • Gypsum
Major Crops
  • Wheat
  • Soybeans
  • Peanut
  • Cereal
  • Legume
Forest Area 24,295 km2     
Climate cold
  • Alaknanda River
  • Bhagirathi River
  • Bhilangana river
  • Ganga River
  • Kosi River
  • Tehri Dam
  • Ram Ganga dam
  • Baigul Dam
Major Flora
  • Brahma Kamal
  • Kaphal
  • Burans
  • Jamun
  • Shisham
  • Oak
Major Fauna
  • Leopards
  • Jungle cat
  • Sloths
  • Himalayan Black bears
SBI Circle Based Officer Recruitment 2020 Out – 3850 CBO Vacancies Notification What Is The Salary Of SBI Circle Based Officer? What is the Eligibility Criteria for SBI Circle Officer 2020 Recruitment? SBI CBO Interview Complete Batch: With LOCAL LANGUAGES | Live Classes

Uttarakhand: Dams and River

Given below are some of the Important list of Dams and Rivers of Uttarakhand:

Dams River
Baigul Dam Baigul and Sukhli
Dhauliganga Dam Dhauliganga
Dhora Dam Kichha
Haripura Dam Bhakra
Ichari Dam Tons
Koteshwar Dam Bhagirathi
Maneri Dam Bhagirathi
Ramganga Dam Ramganga
Srinagar Hydro Electric Project Alaknanda River
Tehri Dam Bhagirathi
Tumaria Dam Phika
Lakhwar Yamuna
Jamrani Gola
SBI Circle Based Officer Recruitment 2020 Out – 3850 CBO Vacancies Notification What Is The Salary Of SBI Circle Based Officer? What is the Eligibility Criteria for SBI Circle Officer 2020 Recruitment? SBI CBO Interview Complete Batch: With LOCAL LANGUAGES | Live Classes

Uttarakhand: Lakes

Given below are some of the important lakes of Uttarakhand:

Chenab Lake
Bhimtal Lake
Baraadsar Lake
Hemkund Lake
Naini Lake
IBPS PO 2020 Online Application Link IBPS PO 2020 Vacancy Detail IBPS PO 2020 Exam Dates IBPS PO Syllabus, Exam Pattern 2020

Uttarakhand: National Parks

Given below are some of the National Parks of Uttarakhand:

National Park
Jim Corbett National Park
Rajaji National Park
Valley Of Flowers National Park
Nanda Devi National Park
Gangotri National Park
Govind Pashu Vihar National Park and Sanctuary
IBPS RRB Vacancy 2020: 10000+ Vacancies for RRB PO and Clerk Post IBPS RRB Clerk Syllabus 2020: Complete IBPS RRB Syllabus, Exam Pattern for Prelims + Mains Exam IBPS RRB Cut-off 2019: Check IBPS RRB PO, Clerk Cut-off

Uttarakhand: Administrative Structure

Given below are some of the facts related to the Administrative Structure of Uttarakhand:

S.No Description Summary
1. Capital Dehradun
2. Administrative HQ Almora Town
3. Chief Ministers Trivendra Singh Rawat
4. Governor Baby Rani Maurya
5. State Animal Alpine Musk Deer
6. State Bird Himalayan Monal
7. State Flower Brahma Kamal
8. State Tree Burans
9. No. of Division 2 (Garhwal and Kumaon)
10. No. of District 13
11. Loksabha Seats 5
12. Rajaya Sabha Seats 3
13. Official Language Hindi, Sanskrit
What Will Be The Best Approach For Solving Data Interpretation Questions

Machine Input Output Questions for Bank Exams 2020 Tokyo Olympic 2021: Mascot, Date, Logo, Schedule

Uttarakhand: Transporation

Given below are some of the major airports and Railway Stations of Uttarakhand that plays a very important role:

Major Airport
  • Jolly Grant Airport
  • Pantnagar Airport
  • Naini Saini Airport
  • Bharkot Airport
  • Gauchar Airport
Major Railway Station
  • Dehradun railway station
  • Kathgodam railway station
  • Haridwar railway station
  • Rishikesh railway station
IBPS PO 2020 Notification PDF Out: Apply online for IBPS PO Exam IBPS PO 2020 Exam Dates out: Check PO Exam Dates in Official Notification PDF IBPS PO Detailed Prelims and Mains Syllabus How To Start Preparation For IBPS PO 2020

Uttarakhand: Stadiums

There are several stadiums that have witnessed the grandeur of many big Championships and Tournaments. Some of the stadiums are given below:

Stadium Location
Indira Gandhi International Sports Stadium Haldwani
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium Dehradun
Doon School Ground Dehradun
Abhimanyu Cricket Academy Dehradun

How To Prepare English For IBPS PO 2020 Exam: Preparation Tips And Strategy For English Section

IBPS PO Best Books How Can I start Preparation for IBPS PO? IBPS PO Study Plan 2020: Check Prelims Exam Study Plan

Uttarakhand: Hydro-electric power stations

Given below are some of the Hydro-electric power stations of Uttarakhand:

Name Location
Chibro Power Plant The Ichari Dam
Chilla Power Plant The Pashulok Barrage, Dehradun
Dhakrani Power Plant The Dakpathar Barrage, Dakpathar
Shrinagar Hydro Electric Project Srinagar, in Pauri Garhwal district
Dharasu Power Station Dharasu in Uttarkashi district
Khodri Power Plant Dakpathar
Loharinag Pala Hydro Power Project located on the river Bhagirathi
Maneri Bhali Hydroelectric Project Uttarkashi – Gangotri Rd Jamak
Mohammadpur Power Plant The Bhimgoda Barrage, Haridwar
Can Final Year Students Apply for IBPS PO 2020? IBPS PO Vacancy 2020 (Updated): Check 1417 PO Vacancies PM Narendra Modi on new Education Policy 2020- Important Points Sarkari Jobs 2020 (सरकारी नौकरी) Live Updates: Latest Sarkari Naukri Notifications

Uttarakhand: Arts & Culture

Uttarakhand is a beautiful city having a diverse culture and art. Given below are some of the famous folk dance, Music and Food that differentiate Uttarakhand from any other state.

S.No Description Summary
1. Folk Dance Barada Nati
2. Traditional Music
  • Jagar
  • Chaumasa
  • Thadya
  • Manuals
  • Panwaras
  • Jhoda
3.  Major Festival
  • Basant Panchami
  • Harela
  • Nanda Devi Fair
  • Ramman
  • Makar Sankranti
  • Uttarayani Festival
4. Cuisine (Famous Food)
  • Kafuli
  • Bhang Ki Chutney
  • Phaanu
  • Kandalee Ka Saag
  • Dubuk
  • Singori
  • Garhwal ka Fannah
  • Badi
  • Bal mithai
5. Traditional Dress Men-kurta,dhoti
Women-Ghaghra, kameez
Uttarakhand Bank Holidays 2020: Bank Holidays List What Is The Best Government Career Or Job Options After MCA? 12th Pass Bank Jobs, Know Different Banking Post Eligibility Here.

Uttarakhand: Temples

Given below are the names of the famous temples of Uttarakhand, where you must visit:

Chitai Golu Temple
Devidhura Bagwal
Jhoola Devi Temple,
Purnagiri Temple
Jageshwar Dham Temples,
Binsar Mahadev Temple,
Chandrabadni Temple,
Koteshwar  Mahadev Temple,
Kedarnath temple
Golu Devta temple,

PM Narendra Modi on new Education Policy 2020- Important Points

Uttarakhand: Economy

Uttarakhand is best known for its tourism places and thrive on it majorily. Currently, it is one of the fastest growing state and given below are some of the facts to prove that:

S.No Description Summary
1. State GDP ₹2.93 lakh crore (US$41 billion)
2. Per capita income ₹194,293 (US$2,700)
3. Growth rate 6.9%(2018-19)
4. Financial Debt 24.4% of the GSDP.
5. GDP per capita rank 6th(2018-19)
6. Major Industries
  • Food Processing industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Tourism
  • Cement
  • Information and Communication technology
7. Major Imports Petrochemicals
8. Major exports
  • Leechi
  • Medicinal Herbs
  • Basmati rice
  • Horticulture

Uttarakhand: Heritage Sites

Uttarakhand is a tourist state and there are many places where you can visit. Some of the famous places are given below:

S.No Description Summary
1 Major Tourist Places Haridwar, Rishikesh, Kotdwar, Dehradun
2 Major Attraction Kedarnath, Badrinath, Chardham
3 Sanctuaries
  • Assan Barrage Bird sanctuary
  • Nandhaur Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Govind Pashu Vihar National Park and Sanctuary
  • Askot Musk Deer Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Mussoorie Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Sananadi Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

We hope that the information provided in this article will be beneficial to you, For more interesting and informative articles, stay tuned to bankersadda!