Chamoli district

Chamoli district is a district of the Uttarakhand state of India.[4] It is bounded by the Tibet region to the north, and by the Uttarakhand districts of Pithoragarh and Bageshwar to the east, Almora to the south, Pauri Garhwal to the southwest, Rudraprayag to the west, and Uttarkashi to the northwest. The administrative headquarters of Chamoli district is in Gopeshwar.

Chamoli Garhwal
Location in Uttarakhand
Chamoli district
Coordinates: 30.42°N 79.33°E / 30.42; 79.33
Country India
Established24 February 1960
HeadquartersChamoli Gopeshwar
  District collectorHimanshu Khurana IAS[1]
  Lok Sabha constituencyGarhwal
  Vidhan Sabha constituenciesBadrinath, Karnaprayag , Tharali(SC)
  Total8,030 km2 (3,100 sq mi)
  RankI in the state
Highest elevation7,816 m (25,643 ft)
Lowest elevation800 m (2,600 ft)
  Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationUK 11

Chamoli hosts a variety of destinations of pilgrim and tourist interest including Badrinath, Hemkund Sahib and Valley of Flowers. Chipko movement was first started in Chamoli.

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