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HARIDWAR (Pron:ˈhʌrɪˌdwɑ:) pronunciation (help ·info ) also spelled Hardwar is an ancient city and municipality in the Haridwar district of Uttarakhand , India. The River Ganga
River Ganga
, after flowing for 253 kilometres (157 mi) from its source at Gaumukh at the edge of the Gangotri Glacier , enters the Indo-Gangetic Plains of North India
India
for the first time at Haridwar, which gave the city its ancient name, Gangadwára.

Haridwar
Haridwar
is regarded as one of the seven holiest places ( Sapta Puri
Sapta Puri
) to Hindus . According to the Samudra manthan
Samudra manthan
, Haridwar
Haridwar
along with Ujjain , Nashik and Prayag ( Allahabad ) is one of four sites where drops of Amrit , the elixir of immortality, accidentally spilled over from the pitcher while being carried by the celestial bird Garuda
Garuda
. This is manifested in the Kumbha Mela , which is celebrated every 12 years in Haridwar. During the Haridwar Kumbh Mela
Haridwar Kumbh Mela
, millions of pilgrims, devotees, and tourists congregate in Haridwar
Haridwar
to perform ritualistic bathing on the banks of the river Ganges
Ganges
to wash away their sins to attain Moksha
Moksha
. Brahma Kund, the spot where the Amrit fell, is located at Har ki Pauri (literally, "footsteps of the Lord") and is considered to be the most sacred ghat of Haridwar. It is also the primary center of the Kanwar pilgrimage, in which millions of participants gather sacred water from the Ganga and carry it across hundreds of miles to dispense as offerings in Śiva shrines.

Haridwar
Haridwar
is the headquarters and the largest city of the district. Today, the city is developing beyond its religious importance, with the fast developing industrial estate of State Industrial Development Corporation of Uttarakhand ( SIDCUL ), and the close by township of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited as well as its affiliated ancillaries.

A heaven for nature significant others, Haridwar
Haridwar
presents a kaleidoscope of Indian culture and development. In the sacred writings it has been differently specified as Kapilsthan, Gangadwar and Mayapuri. It is additionally a passage indicate the Char Dham
Char Dham
(the four principle focuses of journey in Uttarakhand viz, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri), subsequently, Shaivaites (adherents of Lord Shiva) and Vaishnavites (devotees of Lord Vishnu) call this place Hardwar and Haridwar
Haridwar
individually, relating to Har being Shiv and Hari being Vishnu.

CONTENTS

* 1 Etymology * 2 Seven holy places * 3 History

* 4 Geography and climate

* 4.1 Climate

* 5 Cityscape * 6 Hindu
Hindu
genealogy registers at Haridwar
Haridwar
* 7 Demographics

* 8 Places of interest

* 8.1 Chandi Devi Temple * 8.2 Mansa Devi Temple * 8.3 Maya Devi Temple * 8.4 Kankhal * 8.5 Piran Kaliyar * 8.6 Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar * 8.7 Bhimgoda Tank * 8.8 Dudhadhari Barfani Temple * 8.9 Sureshvari Devi Temple * 8.10 Pawan Dham * 8.11 Bharat Mata
Bharat Mata
Mandir * 8.12 Shopping * 8.13 Sapta Rishi Ashram and Sapta Sarovar * 8.14 Parad Shivling * 8.15 Ramanand Ashram * 8.16 Shri Chintamani Parshwnath Jain Shwetambar Mandir * 8.17 Anandamayi Maa Ashram * 8.18 Shantikunj * 8.19 Patanjali Yogpeeth (Trust)

* 9 Educational institutions

* 9.1 Gurukul Kangri University * 9.2 Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya * 9.3 Uttarakhand Sanskrit
Sanskrit
University * 9.4 Chinmaya Degree College * 9.5 Other Colleges * 9.6 Other schools

* 10 Important areas within the city

* 11 Transport

* 11.1 Road * 11.2 Rail * 11.3 Air

* 12 Industry * 13 See also * 14 Further reading * 15 Notable people * 16 References * 17 External links

ETYMOLOGY

Meandering main Ganga river
Ganga river
, known here as Neel Dhara (left) and the Ganga canal (right), passing through Haridwar
Haridwar

The name of the town has two spellings: Hardwar and Haridwar. Each of these names has its own connotation.

Hari means "Lord Vishnu
Vishnu
". So, Haridwar
Haridwar
stands for " The Gateway to Lord Vishnu". In order to reach Badrinath
Badrinath
, one of the four Char Dhams , with a temple of Lord Vishnu, Haridwar
Haridwar
is a typical place to start a pilgrim's journey. Therefore, the name Haridwar.

On the other hand, in Sanskrit
Sanskrit
, Hara means "Lord Shiva
Shiva
" and Dwara means "gate" or "gateway". Hence, Hardwar stands for "Gateway to Lord Shiva". Hardwar has been a typical place to start a pilgrim's journey in order to reach Mount Kailash , the eternal abode of Lord Shiva, Kedarnath , the northernmost Jyotirlinga
Jyotirlinga
and one of the sites of the smaller Char Dham
Char Dham
pilgrimage circuit and Gaumukh , the source of River Ganga . Har ki Pauri or footsteps of Lord Shiva
Shiva
is considered the most sacred site in Hardwar.

Haridwar
Haridwar
is also known as the home of Devi Sati and the palace of her father Daksha . In ancient times, the town was also referred to as Gangadwára (गंगाद्वार), the place where the Ganges descends to the plains.

SEVEN HOLY PLACES

Main article: Sapta Puri
Sapta Puri

"Ayodhyā Mathurā Māyā Kāśī Kāñcī Avantikā Purī Dvārāvatī caiva saptaitā mokṣadāyikāḥ"– Garuḍa Purāṇa I XVI .14

Lit. Ayodhya
Ayodhya
, Mathura , Haridwar, Kasi , Kanchi
Kanchi
, Avantika and Dwaraka are the seven holy places.

Note the use of puranic name 'Maya' for Haridwar. As also the inter-change usage of Puri
Puri
and Dwaraka .

The Garuḍa Purāṇa enumerates seven cities as giver of Moksha. Haridwar
Haridwar
is said to be one of the seven most holy Hindu
Hindu
places (=Kṣetra ) in India, with Varanasi usually considered the holiest. A Kṣetra is a sacred ground, a field of active power, a place where Moksha
Moksha
, final release can be obtained.

HISTORY

Main article: Haridwar in scriptures Prince Bhagiratha in penance for the salvation of 60,000 of his ancestors.

In the scriptures, Haridwar
Haridwar
has been variously mentioned as Kapilasthana, Gangadwara and Mayapuri. It is also an entry point to the Char Dham
Char Dham
(the four main centres of pilgrimage in Uttarakhand viz, Badrinath
Badrinath
, Kedarnath , Gangotri , and Yamunotri ), hence, Shaivaites (followers of Lord Shiva
Shiva
) and Vaishnavites (followers of Lord Vishnu ) call this place Hardwar and Haridwar
Haridwar
respectively, corresponding to Hara being Shiv and Hari being Vishnu. Gangadhara, Shiva bearing the Descent of the Ganges
Ganges
River as Parvati
Parvati
and Bhagiratha, and the bull Nandi look on. circa 1740 "O Yudhishthira , the spot where Ganga rusheth past, cleaving the foremost of mountains which is frequented by Gandharvas
Gandharvas
and Yakshas and Rakshasas and Apsaras , and inhabited by hunters, and Kinnaras , is called Gangadwara (Haridwar). O King, Sanatkumara
Sanatkumara
regardeth that spot visited by Brahmarshis , as also the Tirtha Kanakhala (that is near to it), as sacred." The Mahabharata , Vana Parva: Tirthayatra Parva: Section XC.

In the Vanaparva of the Mahabharat , where sage Dhaumya tells Yudhishthira about the tirthas of India, Gangadwar, i.e., Haridwar
Haridwar
and Kankhal , have been referred to, the text also mentions that Agastya Rishi did penance here, with the help of his wife, Lopamudra (the princess of Vidharba ).

Sage Kapila
Kapila
is said to have an ashram here giving it, its ancient name, Kapila
Kapila
or Kapilasthana.

The legendary King, Bhagiratha, the great-grandson of the Suryavanshi King Sagar (an ancestor of Rama
Rama
), is said to have brought the river Ganges
Ganges
down from heaven, through years of penance in Satya Yuga , for the salvation of 60,000 of his ancestors from the curse of the saint Kapila
Kapila
, a tradition continued by thousands of devout Hindus, who brings the ashes of their departed family members, in hope of their salvation. Lord Vishnu
Vishnu
is said to have left his footprint on the stone that is set in the upper wall of Har Ki Pauri, where the Holy Ganges
Ganges
touches it at all times.

Haridwar
Haridwar
came under the rule of the Maurya Empire
Maurya Empire
(322–185 BCE), and later under the Kushan Empire
Kushan Empire
(c. 1st–3rd centuries). Archaeological findings have proved that terra cotta culture dating between 1700 BCE and 1200 BCE existed in this region. First modern era written evidence of Haridwar
Haridwar
is found in the accounts of a Chinese traveller, Huan Tsang , who visited India
India
in 629 AD. during the reign of King Harshavardhan (590–647) records Haridwar
Haridwar
as 'Mo-yu-lo', the remains of which still exist at Mayapur, a little to the south of the modern town. Among the ruins are a fort and three temples, decorated with broken stone sculptures, he also mentions the presence of a temple, north of Mo-yu-lo called 'Gangadwara', Gateway of the Ganges.

Head of the Ganges
Ganges
Canal , Haridwar, ca 1894–1898. Haridwar
Haridwar
from opposite bank of the Ganges, 1866

The city also fell to the Central Asian conqueror Timur Lang (1336–1405) on 13 January 1399.

During his visit to Haridwar, first Sikh
Sikh
Guru, Guru Nanak (1469–1539) bathed at 'Kushawart Ghat', wherein the famous, 'watering the crops' episode took place, his visit is today commemorated by a gurudwara ( Gurudwara Nanakwara), according to two Sikh
Sikh
Janamsakhis , this visit took place on the Baisakhi
Baisakhi
day in 1504 AD, he later also visited Kankhal en route to Kotdwara in Garhwal . Pandas of the Haridwar
Haridwar
have been known to keep genealogy records of most of the Hindu
Hindu
population. Known as vahis, these records are updated on each visit to the city, and are a repository of vast family trees of family in North India.

Ain-e-Akbari , written by Abul Fazal in the 16th century during the reign of Mughal Emperor Akbar
Akbar
, refers to it as Maya (Mayapur), known as Hardwar on the Ganges
Ganges
", as seven sacred cities of Hindus. It further mentions it is eighteen kos (each approx. 2 km) in length, and large numbers of pilgrims assemble on the 10th of Chaitra. It also mentions that during his travels and also while at home, Mughal Emperor , Akbar
Akbar
drank water from the Ganges
Ganges
river, which he called 'the water of immortality'. Special
Special
people were stationed at Sorun and later Haridwar
Haridwar
to dispatch water, in sealed jars, to wherever he was stationed

During the Mughal period, there was mint for Akbar's copper coinage at Haridwar. It is said that Raja Man Singh of Amber , laid that foundation of the present day city of Haridwar
Haridwar
and also renovated the ghats at Har Ki Pauri. After his death, his ashes are also said to have been immersed at Brahma Kund by Mughal emperor Akbar
Akbar
himself. Thomas Coryat , an English traveller, who visited the city in the reign of Emperor Jahangir
Jahangir
(1596–1627) mentions it as 'Haridwara', the capital of Shiva.

Being one of the oldest living cities, Haridwar
Haridwar
finds its mention in the ancient Hindu
Hindu
scriptures as it weaves through the life and time stretching from the period of the Buddha , to the more recent British advent. Haridwar
Haridwar
has a rich and ancient religious and cultural heritage. It still has many old havelis and mansions bearing exquisite murals and intricate stonework.

One of the two major dams on the river Ganges, the Bhimgoda, is situated here. Built in 1840s, it diverts the waters of the Ganges
Ganges
to the Upper Ganges
Ganges
Canal, which irrigated the surrounding lands. Though this caused severe deterioration to the Ganges
Ganges
water flow, and is a major cause for the decay of the Ganges
Ganges
as an inland waterway, which till 18th century was used heavily by the ships of the East India Company , and a town as high up as Tehri , was considered a port city The headworks of the Ganges
Ganges
Canal system are located in Haridwar. The Upper Ganges
Ganges
Canal was opened in 1854 after the work began in April 1842, prompted by the famine of 1837–38. The unique feature of the canal is the half-kilometre-long aqueduct over Solani river at Roorkee , which raises the canal 25 metres above the original river. Haridwar
Haridwar
as a part of the United Province , 1903

' Haridwar
Haridwar
Union Municipality' was constituted in 1868, which included the then villages of Mayapur and Kankhal . Haridwar
Haridwar
was first connected with railways, via Laksar , through branch line in 1886, when the Awadh
Awadh
and Rohilakhand Railway line was extended through Roorkee to Saharanpur , this was later extended to Dehradun
Dehradun
in 1900.

In 1901, it had a population of 25,597 and was a part of the Roorkee tehsil , in Saharanpur district of the United Province , and remained so till the creation of Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
in 1947.

Haridwar
Haridwar
has been an abode of the weary in body, mind and spirit. It has also been a centre of attraction for learning various arts, science, and culture. The city has a long-standing position as a great source of Ayurvedic medicines and herbal remedies and is home to the unique Gurukul (school of traditional education), including the Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya , which has a vast campus, and has been providing traditional education of its own kind, since 1902. Development of Haridwar
Haridwar
took an upturn in the 1960s, with the setting up of a temple of modern civilisation, BHEL , a ' Maharatna PSU ' in 1975, which brought along not just a its own township of BHEL, Ranipur , close to the existing Ranipur village, but also a set of ancillaries in the region. The University of Roorkee , now IIT Roorkee , is one of the oldest and most prestigious institutes of learning in the fields of science and engineering.

GEOGRAPHY AND CLIMATE

Neeldhara Bird Sanctuary at the main Ganges
Ganges
Canal, before Bhimgoda Barrage , also showing signs of an ancient port.

The Ganges
Ganges
emerges from the mountains to touch the plains. The water in the river Ganges
Ganges
is mostly clear and generally cold, except in the rainy season, during which soil from the upper regions flows down into it.

The river Ganges
Ganges
flows in a series of channels separated from each other called aits, most of which are well wooded. Other minor seasonal streams are Ranipur Rao, Pathri Rao, Ravi Rao, Harnaui Rao, Begham Nadi etc. A large part of the district is forested, and Rajaji National Park is within the bounds of the district, making it an ideal destination for wildlife and adventure lovers. Rajaji is accessible through different gates; the Ramgarh Gate and Mohand Gate are within 25 km of Dehradun, while the Motichur, Ranipur and Chilla Gates are just about 9 km from Haridwar. Kunaon Gate is 6 km from Rishikesh , and Laldhang gate is 25 km from Kotdwara .

Haridwar
Haridwar
district, covering an area of about 2360 km², is in the southwestern part of Uttarakhand state of India.

Haridwar
Haridwar
is situated at height of 314 metres from the sea level, between Shivalik Hills in the North and Northeast and the Ganges
Ganges
River in the South.

CLIMATE

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Temperatures:

* Summers: 25 °C – 44 °C * Winters: -2 °C – 24 °C

CLIMATE DATA FOR HARIDWAR

MONTH JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC YEAR

AVERAGE HIGH °C (°F) 20 (68) 22 (72) 27 (81) 33 (91) 36 (97) 34 (93) 31 (88) 30 (86) 30 (86) 29 (84) 26 (79) 22 (72) 28.3 (83.1)

AVERAGE LOW °C (°F) 7 (45) 9 (48) 13 (55) 18 (64) 21 (70) 23 (73) 23 (73) 23 (73) 21 (70) 17 (63) 11 (52) 8 (46) 16.2 (61)

AVERAGE PRECIPITATION MM (INCHES) 72 (2.83) 76 (2.99) 78 (3.07) 55 (2.17) 113 (4.45) 296 (11.65) 599 (23.58) 568 (22.36) 301 (11.85) 102 (4.02) 23 (0.91) 91 (3.58) 2,374 (93.46)

Source: Sunmap

CITYSCAPE

Panorama of Haridwar
Haridwar
city from Mansa Devi Temple Panoramic view of Har ki Pauri Ganga sparsh of Suryadeva for a Pleasant Evening.

HINDU GENEALOGY REGISTERS AT HARIDWAR

Main article: Hindu
Hindu
genealogy registers at Haridwar
Haridwar
Main bathing Ghat, at Haridwar, in 1880s.

Something that is not well known today to Indians and to those settled abroad, in an ancient custom detailed family genealogies of Hindu
Hindu
families for the past several generations are kept by professional Hindu
Hindu
Brahmins popularly known as Pandas, at the Hindu holy city of Haridwar
Haridwar
in hand written registers passed down to them over generations by their Brahmin
Brahmin
ancestors which are classified according to original districts and villages of ones ancestors, with special designated Brahmin
Brahmin
families being in charge of designated district registers, even for cases where ancestral districts and villages that have been left behind in Pakistan
Pakistan
after Partition of India
India
with Hindus having to migrate to India. In several cases present day decedents are now Sikhs
Sikhs
and many maybe Muslims
Muslims
or even Christians . It is common for one to find details of up to, or even more than, ones seven past generations in these genealogy registers kept by the Pandas of Haridwar.

For centuries when Hindu
Hindu
ancestors visited the holy town of Haridwar for any purpose which may have mostly been for pilgrimage purposes or/and for cremation of their dead or for immersion of ashes and bones of their kin after cremation into the waters of the holy river Ganges as required by Hindu
Hindu
religious custom, it has been an ancient custom to go to the Pandit who is in charge of ones family register and update the family's genealogical family tree with details of all marriages, births and deaths from ones extended joint family.

In present-day India
India
people visiting Haridwar
Haridwar
are dumbfounded when Pandas out of the blue solicit them to come and update their very own ancestral genealogical family tree. News travels like wildfire among the Pandas with ones family's designated Panda being quickly notified of ones visit. Nowadays with Hindu
Hindu
joint family system having broken down with people preferring more nuclear families , record keeping Pandits prefer visitors to Haridwar
Haridwar
to come prepared after getting in touch with all of ones extended family and bringing all relevant details regarding ones ancestral district and village, names of grand parents and great grand parents and marriages, births and deaths that have occurred in the extended family, even with as much details as possible of the families married into. A visiting family member is required to personally sign the family genealogical register furnished by ones Family
Family
Panda after updating it for future family visitors and generations to see and to authenticate the updated entries. Friends and other family members accompanying on the visit may also be requested to sign as witnesses. However it is preferable to visit one's family pandas before immerson of ashes of one's kin as they will help properly in this rituals.

DEMOGRAPHICS

RELIGIONS IN HARIDWAR

Religion

Percent

Hindus   64.27%

Muslims
Muslims
  34.28%

Christians
Christians
  0.26%

Jains   0.13%

Others†   1.2%

Distribution of religions †Includes Sikhs
Sikhs
(1%), Buddhists (MAHATMA GANDHI AT KUMBHA MELA, 1915

* Haridwar
Haridwar
travel guide from Wikivoyage * Official website of Haridwar
Haridwar
district.

* v * t * e

Hindu
Hindu
holy cities

INDIA

CHAR DHAM

* Badrinath
Badrinath

* Badrinath
Badrinath
Temple

* Dwarka
Dwarka

* Dwarkadhish Temple

* Puri
Puri

* Jagannath Temple

* Rameswaram
Rameswaram

* Ramanathaswamy Temple
Ramanathaswamy Temple

CHOTA CHAR DHAM

* Badrinath
Badrinath

* Badrinath
Badrinath
Temple

* Kedarnath

* Kedarnath Temple

* Gangotri

* Yamunotri

* Yamunotri Temple

PANCH KEDAR

* Kedarnath * Tungnath * Rudranath * Madhyamaheshwar * Kalpeshwar

PANCHARAMA KSHETRAS

* Amararama * Draksharama * Ksheerarama * Kumararama * Somarama

SIX ABODES OF MURUGAN

* Palani
Palani
* Swamimalai * Thiruttani
Thiruttani
* Pazhamudircholai * Thiruchendur
Thiruchendur
* Tirupparankunram

TRILINGA KSHETRAS

* Draksharama * Srisailam
Srisailam
* Kaleshwaram

ASHTAVINAYAKA

* Morgaon
Morgaon

* Moreshwar

* Lenyadri
Lenyadri

* Girijatmaj

* Pali

* Ballaleshwar

* Mahad

* Varadvinayak

* Ranjangaon

* Mahaganapati

* Siddhatek
Siddhatek

* Siddhivinayak

* Ozar

* Vighneswar

* Theur
Theur

* Chintamani

JYOTIRLINGA

* Prabhas Patan

* Somnath
Somnath

* Srisailam
Srisailam

* Mallikājuna

* Ujjain

* Mahakaleshwar

* Omkareshwar

* Kedarnath

* Kedarnath

* Shiradhon
Shiradhon

* Bhimashankar

* Varanasi

* Kashi Vishvanath

* Trimbak

* Trimbakeshwar

* Deoghar
Deoghar

* Vaidyanath

* Dwarka
Dwarka

* Nageshvara

* Rameswaram
Rameswaram

* Ramanathaswamy

* Ellora Caves

* Grishneshwar

PANCHABHUTA LINGAS

* Srikalahasti Temple

* Srikalahasti

* Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

* Chidambaram

* Annamalaiyar Temple
Annamalaiyar Temple

* Tiruvannamalai
Tiruvannamalai

* Ekambareswarar Temple
Ekambareswarar Temple

* Kanchi
Kanchi

* Jambukeswarar Temple, Thiruvanaikaval

OTHERS

* Pushpagiri Temple Complex * Shakti Peethas * Ahobilam
Ahobilam
* Ambaji * Ambalappuzha * Arunachala * Annavaram * Ayodhya
Ayodhya
* Akshardham (Delhi) * Akshardham (Gandhinagar) * Basar * Bhadrachalam * Chidambaram * Chitrakoot * Chottanikkara
Chottanikkara
* Dakor * Dharmasthala * Dakshineswar Kali Temple * Ettumanoor * Gaya * Gokul * Guruvayur * Haridwar * Jageshwar * Kalighat * Kanchipuram
Kanchipuram
* Katra Vaishno Devi * Khatu * Kollur * Kurukshetra
Kurukshetra
* Madurai
Madurai
* Mangalagiri * Mathura * Mayapur * Nashik * Nathdwara * Pandharpur
Pandharpur
* Pushkar
Pushkar
* Rishikesh * Ryali * Sabarimala * Sapta Puri
Sapta Puri
* Somnath
Somnath
* Sringeri * Shirdi * Simhachalam Temple * Sonamukhi * Srirangam
Srirangam
* Sri Kurmam * Tirumala * Tirunavaya * Tripunithura * Udupi
Udupi
* Jajpur * Vrindavan * Vijayawada * Yadagirigutta

INDONESIA

* Prambanan
Prambanan
* Gebang * Gedong Songo * Dieng Plateau * Sukuh * Ceto Temple
Ceto Temple
* Penataran * Gunung Kawi * Cangkuang * Penataran Temple * Candi Jawi * Candi Kidal * Candi Singhasari * Candi Surawana * Balinese temple
Balinese temple
* Tanah Lot * Marga * Tirtha Empul Temple
Tirtha Empul Temple
* Denpasar
Denpasar
* Gianyar * Pura Penataran Sasih * Pejeng
Pejeng
* Gianyar * Pura Besakih * Pura Ulun Danu Bratan * Pura Luhur Ulu Watu * Pura Ulun Danu Batur

SRI LANKA

* Ati Konanayakar * Koneswaram * Pathirakali Amman Temple * Kataragama * Munneswaram temple * Thambiluvil Sri Kannaki amman temple * Thambiluvil Sri Sivalinga Pillayar Temple * Thirukkovil Sithira Velayutha Swami Kovil
Thirukkovil Sithira Velayutha Swami Kovil
* Tenavaram temple

NEPAL

* Kathmandu
Kathmandu
* Janakpurdham * Chataradham
Chataradham

CAMBODIA

* Angkor Wat
Angkor Wat

* v * t * e

Cities and towns in Haridwar district
Haridwar district

HARIDWAR

* Bahadrabad * Bhagwanpur * Dhandera * Haridwar * Jhabrera * Laksar * Laldhang * Landhaura * Manglaur * Mohanpur Mohammadpur * Ranipur * Roorkee * Roorkee Cantonment

Cities and towns in other districts

* Almora * Bageshwar * Chamoli * Champawat * Dehradun
Dehradun
* Nainital
Nainital
* Pauri Garhwal * Pithoragarh * Rudraprayag * Tehri Garhwal * Udham Singh Nagar * Uttarkashi

* v * t * e

Municipalities of Uttarakhand

Municipal Corporations

* Dehradun
Dehradun
* Haldwani * Haridwar
Haridwar
* Kashipur * Roorkee * Rudrapur

MUNICIPALITIES

* Almora * Bageshwar * Bajpur * Bhowali * Chamoli Gopeshwar * Dogadda * Gadarpur * Jaspur * Jyotirmath * Khatima
Khatima
* Kichha
Kichha
* Kotdwar * Manglaur * Mussoorie * Nainital
Nainital
* Narendranagar * Pauri * Pithoragarh * Ramnagar * Rishikesh * Rudraprayag * Sitarganj * Srinagar * Tanakpur * Tehri * Uttarkashi * Vikasnagar

Nagar Panchayats

* Badrinath
Badrinath
* Barkot * Bhimtal * Chamba * Champawat * Devprayag
Devprayag
* Dharchula * Didihat
Didihat
* Dineshpur * Doiwala * Dwarahat * Gangotri * Gochar
Gochar
* Herbertpur
Herbertpur
* Jhabrera * Kaladungi * Karnaprayag * Kedarnath * Kela Khera * Kirtinagar * Laksar * Lalkuan * Landhaura * Lohaghat * Mahua Dabra Haripura * Mahua Kheraganj * Muni Ki Reti * Nandaprayag * Shaktigarh * Sultanpur

* v * t * e

Hindustani -speaking areas of India
India

See also: Hindi Belt
Hindi Belt

BIHAR

* Araria * Arwal * Aurangabad * Banka * Begusarai * Bhagalpur * Bhojpur * Buxar * Darbhanga * East Champaran * Gaya * Gopalganj * Jamui * Jehanabad * Kaimur * Katihar * Khagaria * Kishanganj * Lakhisarai * Madhepura
Madhepura
* Madhubani * Munger * Muzaffarpur
Muzaffarpur
* Nalanda
Nalanda
* Nawada * Patna
Patna
* Purnia * Rohtas * Saharsa * Samastipur * Saran * Sheikhpura * Sheohar * Sitamarhi
Sitamarhi
* Siwan * Supaul * Vaishali * West Champaran

CHHATTISGARH

* Bastar * Bilaspur * Dantewada * Dhamtari * Durg
Durg
* Janjgir-Champa
Janjgir-Champa
* Jashpur * Kabirdham * Kanker * Korba * Koriya * Mahasamund
Mahasamund
* Narayanpur * Raigarh
Raigarh
* Raipur * Rajnandgaon * Surguja

DELHI

* Central Delhi
Delhi
* East Delhi
Delhi
* New Delhi
Delhi
* North Delhi
Delhi
* North East Delhi
Delhi
* North West Delhi
Delhi
* South Delhi
Delhi
* South West Delhi
Delhi
* West Delhi
Delhi

HARYANA

* Ambala
Ambala
* Bhiwani * Faridabad * Fatehabad * Gurgaon * Hisar * Jhajjar * Jind * Kaithal * Karnal * Kurukshetra
Kurukshetra
* Mahendragarh * Mewat * Panchkula * Palwal * Panipat * Rewari * Rohtak * Sirsa
Sirsa
* Sonipat * Yamuna Nagar

HIMACHAL PRADESH

* Bilaspur * Chamba * Hamirpur * Kangra * Kinnaur * Kullu * Lahul and Spiti * Mandi * Shimla
Shimla
* Sirmaur * Solan * Una

JHARKHAND

* Bokaro * Chatra
Chatra
* Deoghar
Deoghar
* Dhanbad * Dumka * East Singhbhum * Garhwa * Giridih * Godda * Gumla * Hazaribagh * Jamtara * Khunti * Koderma * Latehar * Lohardaga * Pakur * Palamu * Ramgarh * Ranchi
Ranchi
* Saraikela Kharsawan * Simdega * Singhbhum * Sahebganj

MADHYA PRADESH

* Anuppur * Ashoknagar * Balaghat * Barwani
Barwani
* Betul * Bhind * Bhopal
Bhopal
* Burhanpur
Burhanpur
* Chhatarpur
Chhatarpur
* Chhindwara
Chhindwara
* Damoh * Datia
Datia
* Dewas * Dhar * Dindori * Guna * Gwalior
Gwalior
* Harda * Hoshangabad * Indore
Indore
* Jabalpur * Jhabua * Katni * Khandwa * Khargone * Mandla * Mandsaur * Morena
Morena
* Narsinghpur * Neemuch
Neemuch
* Panna * Raisen * Rajgarh * Ratlam
Ratlam
* Rewa * Sagar * Satna * Sehore * Seoni * Shahdol * Shajapur * Sheopur * Shivpuri * Sidhi * Tikamgarh * Ujjain * Umaria * Vidisha

RAJASTHAN

* Ajmer * Alwar
Alwar
* Banswara * Baran * Barmer * Bhilwara * Bikaner * Bharatpur * Bundi
Bundi
* Chittorgarh
Chittorgarh
* Churu
Churu
* Dausa * Dholpur * Dungarpur * Ganganagar * Hanumangarh * Jaipur
Jaipur
* Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer
* Jalore * Jhalawar
Jhalawar
* Jhunjhunu * Jodhpur * Karauli * Kota * Nagaur * Pali * Pratapgarh * Rajsamand * Sawai Madhopur * Sikar
Sikar
* Sirohi
Sirohi
* Tonk * Udaipur

UTTAR PRADESH

* Agra * Aligarh * Allahabad * Ambedkar Nagar * Amethi * Amroha * Auraiya * Azamgarh * Badaun * Bagpat * Bahraich * Balarampur * Ballia * Banda * Barabanki * Bareilly * Basti * Bijnor * Bulandshahr * Chandauli * Chitrakoot * Devaria * Etah * Etawah * Faizabad * Farrukhabad * Fatehpur * Firozabad * Ghaziabad * Gonda * Gorakhpur * Gautam Buddha Nagar * Ghazipur * Hamirpur * Hardoi * Hathras * Jalaun * Jaunpur * Jhansi * Kannauj * Kanpur * Kanpur Dehat * Kaushambi * Kushinagar * Khair City * Lakhimpur Kheri * Lalitpur * Lucknow
Lucknow
* Maharajganj * Mahoba * Mainpuri * Mathura * Mau * Meerut * Mirzapur * Moradabad * Muzaffarnagar * Pilibhit * Pratapgarh * Raebareli * Rampur * Saharanpur * Sant Kabir Nagar * Sant Ravidas Nagar * Shahjahanpur * Shravasti * Siddharthnagar * Sitapur * Sonbhadra * Sultanpur * Unnao * Varanasi

UTTARAKHAND

* Almora * Bageshwar * Chamoli * Champawat * Dehradun
Dehradun
* Haridwar * Nainital
Nainital
* New Tehri * Pauri * Pithoragarh * Rudraprayag * Rudrapur * Uttarkashi

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