A report on UttarakhandNorth India and Ganges

Rope bridge across Alaknanda River at Srinagar, 1784-94 – the capital of the Garhwal Kingdom
States under Northern India Zonal Council in orange
Bhagirathi River at Gangotri.
Fort of Champawat, 1815 – the first capital of the Chand kings of Kumaon Kingdom
Late Vedic Culture (1100-500 BCE)
Devprayag, confluence of Alaknanda (right) and Bhagirathi (left), and beginning of the Ganges proper.
Uttarakhand as a part of the Ceded and Conquered Provinces
Vedic India covered North, Central, Western and Eastern India
The Himalayan headwaters of the Ganges River in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India.
Uttarakhand as a part of Uttar Pradesh, 1950–2000
Children playing cricket in North Indian state of Himachal Pradesh
The Gandhi Setu Bridge across the Ganges in Patna, Bihar
With the elevation of 7816 m above sea level, Nanda Devi is the highest mountain in Uttarakhand and the second-highest mountain in India, following Kangchenjunga in Sikkim.
Sunset on the sand dunes at Thar desert located in North Indian state of Rajasthan
A sailboat on the main distributory of the Ganges in Bangladesh, the Padma river.
With the elevation of 190 m above sea level, Sharda Sagar Reservoir is the lowest land point in Uttarakhand.
Distribution of Indo-Aryan languages.
The Ganges delta in a 2020 satellite image.
Topography of Uttarakhand.
North Indian Hindu bride in Lehenga
A 1908 map showing the course of the Ganges and its tributaries.
Kumaon and Garhwal in Uttarakhand
Chinkara in Madhya Pradesh, India
The River Ganges at Kolkata, with Howrah Bridge in the background
Sumitranandan Pant Museum, Kausani
Goat at Great Himalayan national Park in Himachal Pradesh
Lower Ganges in Lakshmipur, Bangladesh
Bal Mithai, a popular sweet from Kumaon
Jim Corbett National Park
Hardinge Bridge, Bangladesh, crosses the Ganges-Padma River. It is one of the key sites for measuring streamflow and discharge on the lower Ganges.
Women performing Chanchari – a popular folk dance from Danpur region in Kumaon.
Sunrise in Kishtwar National Park, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Chromolithograph, Indian woman floating lamps on the Ganges, by William Simpson, 1867
Pilgrims gather for the third Shahi Snan ("royal bath") at Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar, Uttarakhand on 14 April 2010 during Haridwar Kumbh Mela.
Akshardham Temple, Delhi
Descent of Ganga, painting by Raja Ravi Varma c. 1910
A woman winnowing rice, an important food crop in Uttarakhand.
The Taj Mahal at Agra
Preparations for cremations on the banks of the Ganges in Varanasi], 1903. The dead are being bathed, wrapped in cloth, and covered with wood. The photograph has a caption, "Who dies in the waters of the Ganges obtains heaven."]
Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun
Amer Fort in Rajasthan
Women and children at a bathing ghat on the Ganges in Banares (Varanasi), 1885.
Schematic tourist map of Uttarakhand.
India's Köppen climate classification map is based on native vegetation, temperature, precipitation and their seasonality.(Major categories)
(Am) Tropical monsoon
(Aw) Tropical savanna, wet & dry
(BWh) Hot desert
(BWk) Cold desert
(BSh) Hot semi arid
(Cwa) Subtropical humid summer, dry winter
(Cwb) Subtropical highland, dry wint
Shiva, as Gangadhara, bearing the Descent of the Ganges, as the goddess Parvati, the sage Bhagiratha, and the bull Nandi look on (circa 1740).
Garhwal Himalaya mountain range in Kedarnath, Uttarakhand.
A procession of Akharas marching over a makeshift bridge over the Ganges River. Kumbh Mela at Allahabad, 2001.
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehradun.
Head works of the Ganges canal in Haridwar (1860). Photograph by Samuel Bourne.
Mahasu Devta Temple at Hanol is notable for its traditional wooden architecture.
The Ganges Canal highlighted in red stretching between its headworks off the Ganges River in Haridwar and its confluences with the Jumna (Yamuna) River in Etawah and with the Ganges in Cawnpore (now Kanpur).
Architectural details of a Dharamshala, established 1822, Haridwar.
A girl selling plastic containers in Haridwar for carrying Ganges water.
Abhisarika Nayika, a painting by Mola Ram.
Ganges from Space
The releasing of the Uttaranchal crafts map
Lesser florican (Sypheotides indicus)
Alpine Musk Deer (Moschus chrysogaster)
The catla (Catla catla) is one of the Indian carp species that support major fisheries in the Ganges
Golden Mahseer (Tor putitora)
The threatened gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) is a large fish-eating crocodilian that is harmless to humans
Himalayan Monal (Lophophorus impejanus)
The Gangetic dolphin in a sketch by Whymper and P. Smit, 1894.
West Himalayan Common Peacock (Papilio bianor polyctor)
People bathing and washing clothes in the Ganges in Varanasi.
Brahma Kamal (Saussurea obvallata)
Burans (Rhododendron arboreum)
Kaphal (Myrica esculenta)
Kandali (Urtica dioica)
Valley of Flowers National Park
The Ganges at Sultanganj.
View of a Bugyal (meadow) in Uttarakhand
Har Ki Doon, a high-altitude hanging valley
Rishikesh view and 13 stories Shiva temple across Lakshman Jhula bridge over the Ganges
Kedarnath Temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas

Uttarakhand (English:, or ; , ), also known as Uttaranchal (English: ; the official name until 2007), is a state in the northern part of India.

- Uttarakhand

The 2525 km river rises in the western Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

- Ganges

It flows south and east through the Gangetic plain of North India, receiving the right-bank tributary, the Yamuna, which also rises in the western Indian Himalayas, and several left-bank tributaries from Nepal that account for the bulk of its flow.

- Ganges

The Ministry of Culture in its North Culture Zone includes the state of Uttarakhand but excludes Delhi whereas the Geological Survey of India includes Uttar Pradesh and Delhi but excludes Rajasthan and Chandigarh.

- North India

Two of the most important rivers in Hinduism originate in the glaciers of Uttarakhand, the Ganges at Gangotri and the Yamuna at Yamunotri.

- Uttarakhand

Varanasi, on the banks of the River Ganga, is considered one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and the second oldest in India after Nalanda.

- North India

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A part of the Gangetic Plain
Monsoon clouds over Indirapuram
Divisions of Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh is the largest subdivion by population in the world. The red area has a smaller population than Uttar Pradesh.
Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha), the lower house of the bicameral legislature.
Logo of Uttar Pradesh Police, the largest police force in the world.
Sown saplings of rice in a paddy; located in the rich fertile Indo-Gangetic Plain, agriculture is the largest employment generator in the state.
IT premise in Noida, which is known for infrastructure and services, as well as high-end housing complexes.
A section of Delhi–Noida Direct Flyway
Indian field hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand
Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.
JRHU is the world's first school for the handicapped
Central Drug Research Institute, an autonomous multidisciplinary research institute
Kumbh Mela 2013 at Sangam, Allahabad
The battle of Kurukshetra, folio from the Mahabharata
Kathak dancer performing
Devotees inside Krishna temple during Lathmaar Holi
Uttar Pradeshi thali with naan, sultani dal, raita, and shahi paneer
Paan (betel leaves) being served with silver foil
Anandabodhi tree in Jetavana Monastery, Sravasti
A hybrid nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus) showing nectar spur, found mainly in Hardoi district
View of the Terai region
The threatened Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) is a large fish-eating crocodilian found in the Ganges River

Uttar Pradesh (, 'Northern Province') is a state in northern India.

On 9 November 2000, a new state, Uttaranchal (now Uttarakhand), was created from Uttar Pradesh's western Himalayan hill region.

The two major rivers of the state, the Ganges and its tributary Yamuna, meet at the Triveni Sangam in Prayagraj, a Hindu pilgrimage site.