KALADHUNGI is a town and a nagar panchayat in
Nainital district in
the Indian state of
The place is located just on the foothill, a good climate but summers
are hot, located 26 km west of
Haldwani on the Haldwani-Ramanagar
Nainital is at distance of only 30 km to the north and Bazpur at
about 19 km to south. It has a road connecting to Delhi via Bazpur ,
* 1 Overview
* 2 Geography
* 3 Demographics
* 4 Local attractions
* 5 References
The blast in Caledonge (Kaladhungi) near the foot of Himalaya.
In this route there are beautiful forests on the northside. Kaladungi
has been a local commercial centre for the surrounding villages in the
plains, for over a century now.
Kaldhungi is a
Tehsil headquarters, has an Intermediate Govt. School,
and Hospital, with normal facilities like, electricity, water,
telephone, banks, post office etc.
Kaladhungi is a very fertile area and a variety of fruits and
vegetables like mangoes, lichi, papaya, guava, bananas , (vegetables -
potato , cauliflower, tomato, cabbage, peas, beans, brinjaul, guards,
lauki, kaddu, karela, dhaniya, haldi, zinger, sarson, methi, palak
etc.). Main crops are wheat , rice, mustard, sugarcane, maiz,
soyabean, gram, arhar, moong, masoor etc.
Kaladhungi is located at 29°17′N 79°21′E / 29.28°N
79.35°E / 29.28; 79.35 . It has an average elevation of 393
metres (1,289 feet).
As of 2001
India census ,
Kaladhungi had a population of 6126.
Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%.
an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of
59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 53%. In
Kaladhungi, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Jim Corbett , the famous man-eater hunter and a great
environmentalist lived at Choti Haldwani, 2 km west of
Ramnagar road for most years of his life. His house has now been
converted into a museum in his memory by the government, known as 'Jim
Corbett Museum', a must see for the tourist going to
Nainital road. There are also the graves of his two dogs
in the compound of the museum. Another attraction is the
Nainital District The Imperial Gazetteer of
India 1909, v. 18,
* ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kaladhungi
* ^ "
India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including
cities, villages and towns (Provisional)".
Census Commission of India.
Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
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