Tehri Garhwal is one of the largest district of Uttarakhand state , India.New Tehri is the administrative headquarters of Tehri Garhwal disatrict.
Geography of Tehri Garhwal
Tehri Garhwal district is bounded by Uttarkashi from the north side, Puri Garhwal from the south side, Rudraprayag from the east side and Dehra Dun from the west side. Its covers the 4421 sq. kms area of the state. Yamuna river separates it form the western front to Jaunsar Pragana of the Dehra Dun district while Bhagirathi rising from the north of the Gangotri in the district Uttarkashi touches the district near village Nagun.
Latitude of Tehri Garhwal city : 30.3` and 30.53` north
Longitude of Tehri Garhwal city : 77.56` and 79.04` east
About Tehri Garhwal
Tehri name has been derived from Trihari, signifying a place that washes away the three types of sins -
Vacha and Karmana or thought
Sins born out of Mansa
word and deed.
Garh in Hindi means fort.Major portion of the district is covered by hills and forests. The areas under forests have a great importance not only in the ecology but also in the economy of the district.
Sub Division in Tehri Garhwal District
In Tehri Garhwal district there are 2 sub division.
Tehsils in Tehri Garhwal
In Tehri Garhwal District there are 7 Tehsils
Blocks in Tehri Garhwal District
In Tehri Garhwal District there are 9 Blocks
Main Towns in Tehri Garhwal District
Tourist places in Tehri Garhwal District
Transportation in Tehri Garhwal District
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport and the nearest railway station is at Rishikesh.