Dehradun City Stats

Dehradun City Stats

Dehradun is the capital city  of Uttarakhand which is a northern state in the Republic of India. Uttarakhand became the  27th state  in India on 9th november 2000 after being carved out of UttarPradesh. Dehradun after being named the capital witnessed massive inflow of people from the hills as well as other parts of the country in the form of residential preference. Find the Dehradun city stats below which clearly gives an overview of Dehradun. You can find the history of Dehradun here.

Lets sum up the facts and figures about Dehradun City.

 

Country India
State Uttarakhand
District Dehradun
Geographical Area About 300 sq km
Population ( 2011 census ) 5,78,420
Per Capita Income Close to $2400 (national average $800)
Average Literacy Rate 89.32%
Sex Ratio 906 girls per 1000 boys
Codes —
STD Codes +91-135
Vehicle Codes UK-07, earlier UA-07 , UP-07
Altitude 2200 feet ( 670.56 metres) above sea level
Longitude and Latitude 30.3234° N and 78.0421°E
Time Zone IST ( UTC +5:30 )
Average Rainfall 168.75 mm ( monthly ) , 2025 mm ( Annually)
Average Temperature ( in celsius ) Max — Min
Jan – Mar 22.6 — 6.1
Apr – June 33.9 — 17.5
July – Sep 30.0 — 21.5
Oct – Dec 25.06 — 8.3
Language Hindi, English, Garhwali
Fairs & Festivals Jhanda Fair – On 5th day after holi every year
Tapkeshwar Fair – During shivratri ( Mar/ Apr ) every year
Lakshman Siddha Fair – On last sunday of April every year
Famous For –
Crop Basmati Rice
Fruit Litchi
Best Time To Visit All round the year
Summer Clothing Light Cottons
Winter Clothing Heavy Woollens
Local Conveyance City Bus , Vikram, Autorickshaw , Taxi
State Government Website www.uk.gov.in
State Animal White bellied musk deer
State Bird Monal
State Flower Brahma Kamal
State Tree Burans