Almora map consists of total nine tehsils, having hundreds of villages inside them. The cultural hub Almora is a city and one of the 13 districts of northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. All 13 districts of Uttarakhand are divided into two regions: Kumaon and Garhwal.
Almora district is an integral part of Kumaon division. It has a municipal board and also a scenic cantonment town with the same name. The town has a rich history. It was founded in 1568 and is the headquarters of Almora district.
The whole district is widely popular as cultural hub of Uttarakhand. Nanda Devi Festival is one of the most important cultural attractions of Kumaon region. The district borders of the below Almora map touch:
Almora Map with All Nine Tehsils:
The above map of Almora contains all nine tehsils of the district. These are namely:
The assembly constituents of Almora are:
Few Facts and Famous Places in Almora district:
- Every district in Almora map has its own cultural and tourism identity.
- Ranikhet, Someshwar, Chaukhutiya and Dwarahat are popular hill-stations.
- The weather of Almora is pleasant. Summers are calm but in winters it gets a little cold.
- Most of the places in the district witness snowfall in the months of December and January.
- The ancient Jageshwar group of temples is 36 km from the town of Almora. It is a group of 124 Hindu temple and has a great religious and cultural importance.
- Jagehswar dham is 8th among the 12 Jyotirlingas of Hinduism.
- Chitai temple of Golu Devta is Chitai village, 10 km from Almora. The temple is home to Golu Devta (God) of Uttarakhand.
- The temple’s history dates back to the 12th century in the rule of Chand dynasty.
- Another historical temple in the district is Katarmal Sun temple. It is at a distance of 20 km from Almora.
- The history of the temple dates back to 9th century. The present idol in Sun temple is from 12th century.
- Kasar devi temple is only 10 km from Almora. It is located at a scenic and peaceful location at a great height. One can watch the whole city from here.
- It was one of the favorite places of some of the great personalities. Such as: Bob Dylan, Swami Vivekananda, Cat Stevens, Timothy Leary, and Allen Ginsberg.
- Almora is almost 82 km from Kathgodam (near Haldwani) railway station. It is the nearest railway station from here.
- Pantnagar airport is the nearest airport. It is 116 km away from Almora.
- Cabs and buses from Haldwani and Kathgodam are regularly available. It takes almost 3 hours to reach Almora from Haldwani.