Danya Village in Almora District
Danya is a small scenic town which is popular among the passengers travelling between Almora and Pithoragarh or Haldwani to Pithoragarh. The town is situated midway between Almora and Pithoragarh in Almora district of Uttarakhand state. It falls under Dhaula Devi Block of Almora district. Dhaula Devi Block of Almora has 232 villages, this town is one of them.
Danya, An evolving Lunch Stop of Kumaon:
The tiny hamlet of Danya lies in the midst of Almora and Pithoragarh. It is a major stopover for people travelling from major destinations of Kumaon region such. The buses and taxis that play from Almora or Hadwani to Pithoragarh or Dharchula (and vice versa) in the morning and reach here by afternoon. The passengers halt here for having lunch, which has made this place a popular station to halt.
Shops in Danya:
The town has many general shops, restaurants and a few sweet shops. Restaurants offer typical North Indian food with Kumaoni touch such as Paratha, Roti, Chawal, Dal, Sabzi, Rayta etc. Bal mithai and Singauri are two popular Kumaoni sweets easily available in Danya, which tourists take to their homes.
Population of Danya village According to 2011 Census:
|Census Parameter||Census Data|
|Total No of Houses||111|
|Female Population %||51.3 % ( 264)|
|Total Literacy rate %||70.9 % ( 365)|
|Female Literacy rate||33.4 % ( 172)|
|Scheduled Tribes Population %||0.0 % ( 0)|
|Scheduled Caste Population %||35.7 % ( 184)|
|Working Population %||47.2 %|
|Child(0 -6) Population by 2011||74|
|Girl Child(0 -6) Population % by 2011||45.9 % ( 34)|
|Boys Below 6 years||40|
How to Reach Danya, Almora:
Danya lies in the midst of Almora and Pithoragarh on Almora – Pithoragarh road. Danya is 51 km from Almora and 64 km from Pithoragarh. Taxis and buses to this town are available from Almora, Haldwani and Pithoragarh. The nearest railway station to this town is Kathgodam railway station near Haldwani. Kathgodam is 131 km away from this town via NH109. Nearest airport is Pantnagar airport, at a distance of 165 km. Pantnagar is 26 km away from Haldwani.